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A 42-year-old female asked about a 60-year-old male:

Two nites, my husband had violent chills followed by fever and heavy sweating. he also have ti urinate during the chill attacks. whats going on?

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Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology 21 years experience
Be evaluated: Chills and night sweats can be a sign of infection somewhere in the body. Sepsis is when bacteria are in the blood stream and this can cause those symptoms. The infection could be in the urinary tract or kidneys. Also elevated blood sugar can cause excessive urination. He should be evaluated by a physician as soon as possible because he may need antibiotics.

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