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Can malnutrition cause chills and not feeling normal i've been on brat diet for 14 days doctor said it was a stomach bug. doctor said wait 7 days.

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Take your temp: Generally the "chills" are a result of fever. If you are having fever for 14 days then you need to go in for an evaluation. If the fever is "new" it's possible that you've caught a different "bug". In any case an office visit is warranted since you are still feeling so bad.
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Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Good advice!
Mar 1, 2015
Last updated Dec 11, 2016


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