A 23-year-old female asked:
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what should i do if i have a lung infection?

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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
See your MD: If you have a lung infection or pneumonia you should see your md and see if antibiotic treatment is indicated.
Answered on Feb 9, 2019

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