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Child With Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs, the lower part of the respiratory tract. Different germs, like viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites, may cause pneumonia.

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-This 4 ½ year old girl has had a fever and cough for 2 to 3 days. She has not been drinking enough is not her usual active self and just wants to lay down in bed all day. She has a wet cough which can easily be heard. And watched her breathing pattern. She is having a hard time breathing using the stomach instead of her chest to move air in and out of the lungs. This kind be a sign of Pneumonia.