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can my child get a lung infection from mrsa?

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Dr. Henry Bloom
47 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Achild can get bronchitis as part of an MRSA repiratory infection, but is not likely to get pneumonia, unless there is underlying asthma, or immune disease.
Answered on Sep 30, 2015
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