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What do I need to know about caring for someone with bacterial infections?

When caring for someone with bacterial infections, remember to offer both emotional and physical support. Bacterial infections can cause a lot of physical discomfort. It may help to attend doctor appointments with the person you are caring for. Some bacterial infections can be life threatening, which can cause a great deal of stress.

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