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my boyfriend's forehead is cold and he says he feels cold, but he is sweating pretty bad. what could be wrong?

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Cold sweats.: Either infection or drug withdrawal can cause chills and sweats. Sounds like he needs to be taken to a physician. Urgent care would be open now. Need more history to give more specific answers. It is still influenza season, and a bad one this year.
Answered on Jun 3, 2017
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