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can you get shot through the chest and lung and survive?

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Dr. Benjamin Taylor
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: It all depends on what is hit. There will usually be a pneumothorax or collapsed lung, but if you can get to a hospital, and there isnt much bleeding, you can survive.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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