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could i be around dust if i have pneumonia?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Avoid dust: Lungs are already compromised by presence of pneumonia.Dust and pollution do not help respiratory status. It is best to be inspiring as clean air as possible when having a disease process affecting the lungs.

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