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Hoboken, NJ
A 37-year-old male asked:

I have a bacteria chest infection and it's summer. having hard time to breathe. is this part of the infection.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes and No: Yes, you can have some difficulty breathing with a respiratory infection. Please make sure your doctor knows about the progression of your symptoms. You might need additional medication.
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Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
More information: Is the infection invoking skin? inner organs like lung? If it's a skin infection I doubt it affects your breathing, you might want to see a doctor for evaluation.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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