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81 years old, and i recently had triple bypass surgery, plus i was already diabetic and have cirrhosis of the liver along with other health problems. isn't covid going to be really bad?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You do have some: risk factors for having more severe dz. Uncontrolled underlying conditions that ^ risk include liver or chronic lung disease, chronic kidney disease with dialysis, diabetes, severe obesity, serious cardiac illness, being immunocompromised (immunodeficiency, cancer treatments, transplant recipients, smokers & chronic steroid use).

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Last updated May 12, 2020

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