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Could it be something bad if I have problems breathing and fever?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibilities...
You may have acute bronchitis or pneumonia.
Shortness of breath always requires a doctor evaluation as it can be a life-threatening symptom. If you are severely short of breath or if it is worsening, go to the er.

In brief: Possibilities...
You may have acute bronchitis or pneumonia.
Shortness of breath always requires a doctor evaluation as it can be a life-threatening symptom. If you are severely short of breath or if it is worsening, go to the er.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: SOB & fever
Medical emergency! see a doctor asap.

In brief: SOB & fever
Medical emergency! see a doctor asap.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
In brief: Breathing problems
If you are experiencing shortness of breath, you should seek help promptly.
If it is associated with significant fever, you may very well have pneumonia, and that will require an antibiotic. Other potential causes include a blot clot in the lung, tumor, and other inflammatory conditions of the lung. So you should worry.

In brief: Breathing problems
If you are experiencing shortness of breath, you should seek help promptly.
If it is associated with significant fever, you may very well have pneumonia, and that will require an antibiotic. Other potential causes include a blot clot in the lung, tumor, and other inflammatory conditions of the lung. So you should worry.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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