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My boyfriend started having chills and a cough less than 24 hours ago. He says he feels both hot and cold and his fever felt high through the night. ?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possibilities...
He could have acute bronchitis or even pneumonia based on those symptoms.
Acute bronchitis symptoms include cough productive of discolored sputum, fever, chills, cold symptoms, body aches, shortness of breath, etc. Pneumonia symptoms are similar. He should be evaluated by his doctor to determine the correct diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Possibilities...
He could have acute bronchitis or even pneumonia based on those symptoms.
Acute bronchitis symptoms include cough productive of discolored sputum, fever, chills, cold symptoms, body aches, shortness of breath, etc. Pneumonia symptoms are similar. He should be evaluated by his doctor to determine the correct diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Probably virus
Usually virus in young, healthy non smokers.
Treat symptoms and see doctor if not getting better.

In brief: Probably virus
Usually virus in young, healthy non smokers.
Treat symptoms and see doctor if not getting better.
Dr. Steven Hill
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