Chest infection, adult
The main symptoms of a chest infection can include:
You may also experience more general symptoms of an infection, such as a headache , fatigue, sweating, loss of appetite, or joint and muscle pain.
Chest infections are common, especially after a cold or flu during autumn and winter. Although most are mild and get better on their own, some can be serious or even life-threatening.
The main symptoms of a chest infection can include: a persistent cough coughing up yellow or green phlegm (thick mucus), or coughing up blood breathlessness orrapid and shallow breathing wheezing a
A chest infection is an infection of the lungs or airways. The main types of chest infection are bronchitis and pneumonia . Most bronchitis cases are caused by viruses, whereas most pneumonia cases a