Senile pneumonia signs are many and are often insidious specific performance, the lack of typical symptoms such as fever and cough. Elderly
Senile pneumonia signs are many and are often insidious specific performance, the lack of typical symptoms such as fever and cough. Elderly patients with pneumonia, the performance of young people and there is a big difference, often misdiagnosed. The onset of senile pneumonia is slow, the initial patients often feel tired and weak and weak, some doctors often think of these phenomena as the elderly body decay caused by. Like the most common fever, elderly patients are not as significant as young people, and even can not have a fever phenomenon, about 2/3 of people only low heat, generally not more than 38 degrees C. Senile pneumonia are often the first to show the changes of the digestive system, such as loss of appetite, abdominal distension, diarrhea, vomiting, and senile pneumonia in early dehydration and low blood pressure, at the same time due to senile pneumonia complicated with underlying diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, complication and severity, easy to cause multiple organ failure. Coma. Therefore, some elderly pneumonia is dangerous, often with coma symptoms, without typical symptoms such as fever and cough, which brings more difficulties to diagnosis, easily confused with cerebrovascular disease, diabetic coma or hepatic coma.