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Anonymous asked in HealthOther - Health · 1 month ago

Can a chest infection always be serious?

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    No, not always.  There are viral infections that you get over on your own.  True bacterial pneumonia is often easily treated with antibiotics at home.

  • 1 month ago

    I believe so....

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It CAN always turn into something serious but it is not always. If there is shortness of breath and/or a fever or it doesn't continue to get better, or actually gets worse, you should always consult a doctor. Especially now if you are over 55 and have a comorbidity, with COVID going around, it is always safer to check it out.

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