A 33-year-old member asked:
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i was wondering is a chest infection contagious?

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Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It highly depends on the type of pathogen which has caused the infection if by the chest infection you mean pneumonia.
Answered on Jul 24, 2014

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