Signs and Symptoms of Infection

  • Unusual increase/decrease in sputum, a change in colour or consistency or presence of blood

  • Chest pain, tightness or fullness

  • Increase in the severity of your breathlessness

  • Increase inhaler use for more than a few days

  • Palpitations, increase in heart rate

  • Increase in fatigue and lack of energy

  • Decrease in exercise tolerance for a few days

  • Increase/decrease in weight

  • Waking at night because of shortness of breath

  • Fever, headaches, dizziness, confusion


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