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A 29-year-old female asked:

i have chills, body aches and mild temp i have a cough and tightness in my chest should i go to stat care?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: Or if a local pcp has an opening for you that is a viable alternative. This sounds viral, but without a full exam you never know.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
Yes : I think it is best to do that , to be sure nothing serious is going on.

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