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Quincy, MA
A 28-year-old female asked:

Sick for over week started get better but now have bad headache, cough and eyes have been real red today left eye and cheek swollen fatigue what is it?

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Secondary bacterial: infection. It sounds like you were recovering from a viral illness when you developed a secondary bacterial infection needing treatment. Swelling in your left eye and cheek suggests a serious infection that requires immediate medical attention. Please see a doctor tonight.

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