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what does it mean if you have a chest infection for 3 months what does that mean?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Something wrong: Need to see a pulmonologist or an infectious disease doctor.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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