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How do I prepare for my secondary bacterial infection appointment?

To prepare for an appointment with your primary caregiver regarding your secondary bacterial infection symptoms, you should prepare as much as you can to make sure you receive an accurate diagnosis. It is often a good idea to prepare a list, including questions you want to ask, medications, past medical problems, family medical issues, and of course, details about your symptoms. Once your physician has an idea of where your infection is, you may be referred to a specialist. For instance, a dermatologist will look into a skin infection while pulmonologist will treat pneumonia.

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