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Experience:  GP with over 27 years experience including emergency medicine
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I think I have the start of a chest infection which I am

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Hi I think I have the start of a chest infection which I am prone to. I had a lobe taken out 2007 and the last infection was 9 months ago. I am bringing up greenish flem and my breathing is not so good which is the classic sign for start of infection
Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the issue? In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: My health has been fine up till 3 days ago when I was working with staff members who all had cold symtoms which is deadly for me as very prone to catch infections
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No Im otherwise very healthy
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

it does sound like you are coming down with a lung infection

how old are you?

are you male or female?

you need to see a doctor at the ER or urgent care center or your primary

and get a chest xray and sputum culture to check for bacteria in your sputum.

this can help guide what antibitoics to give you by seeing what bacteria is growing in your sputum.

we can't prescribe antibiotics here to clients over the internet.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Okay forget it
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

thanks for using