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Is it possible to have pneumonia or bronchitis without having fever or having a cold/flu first?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
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In brief: Absolutely

You can have pneumonia or bronchitis, and the first symptoms you have are the symptoms of the pneumonia or bronchitis.
Nothing else has to happen first.

In brief: Absolutely

You can have pneumonia or bronchitis, and the first symptoms you have are the symptoms of the pneumonia or bronchitis.
Nothing else has to happen first.
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