8 Symptoms of Legionnaire’s disease

6. Confusion

Some underlying conditions (usually complications) can confuse people with Legionnaire’s disease. It could be the accompanying symptom of fever or a severe headache, but it could also appear as the consequence of exhaustion after spending hours in bed coughing.

Patients are sometimes unaware of their surroundings, time of the day, date, or simply get disoriented. Although the confusion may be frightening, it is a transitional symptom that will diminish as soon as the recovery begins.

Confusion. Photo by Lyashenko

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Dr Aleksandar Grbović is a medical doctor from the Belgrade University, Faculty of Medicine. He is passionate about promoting medicine by bridging the gap between the patient’s and doctor’s point of view. Currently working in the biggest Occupational Medicine Institute in Serbia and attending the Radiology residency program.


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