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Flu and bacterial infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i ahve had the flu since thurday before last and i have gotten much sicker. very high fever, very thick dark mucuc in my lungs, hard time breathing. could this be the flu still? what should i do?
Doctor :   let me read
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   flu and secondary bacterial lung infection
Doctor :   you should start any antibiotic
User :   should i ggo to the ER?
User :   my lungs hurt so bad and burn so bad
User :   the cough is trumendous
Doctor :   burning is acidity
Doctor :   take a cough syrup and acidity tablets

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