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Posted on Tue, 14 Feb 2017 in Women's Health
Question: signs and symptoms cause and treatment
of klebsiella pneumonia in the elderly vagina
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Answered by Dr. Sameer Kumar 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
KLEBSIELLA INFECTION PNEUMONIA SYMPTOMS.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query to HCM,
tHE MOST COMON SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF A BACTERIAL ( Klebsiella)PNEUMONIA ARE:-
1.a cough with thick yellow, green, or blood-tinged mucus.
2.chest pain that worsens when coughing or breathing.
3.sudden onset of chills.
4.fever of 102°F or above (fever lower than 102°F in older persons)
5.headache.
6.muscle pain.
7.breathlessness or rapid breathing.
Confirmation of infection is through blood and fluid culture.
You mentioned vagina, I am not sure if you wished to indicate towards a possible UTI secondary to klebsiella infection as well?
Please be elaborate with your concerns.
Regards
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