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Pulmonary (lung) Infections


Pulmonary infections, also known as lung infections, are conditions characterized by the invasion of harmful microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, or fungi, in the lung tissue. These infections produce thick mucus, stabbing chest pain, fever, body aches, runny nose, shortness of breath, fatigue, wheezing, crackling in the lungs, and a bluish tint to the skin and lips.