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my husband has copd and had a stent placed do

my husband has copd and had a stent placed do to heart attack 5 years ago........
he came down with a bad cold 3 days a go (maybe the flu) he has barley ate anything in last 3 days and he wont take in liquids like he should, he had a fever but now it seems to have disappeared. his chest hurts do to coughing . he is 67 years old . what more can i do?
Thu, 31 May 2018
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