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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Fever in Adults

Sorry to hear that -- a fever and cough might be caused by pneumonia, bronchitis, or another respiratory infection. Because these infections can be serious and you may need antibiotics, it's important that you see your doctor for an evaluation.

The next question has 3 parts:

1. Have you been exposed to anyone who has tuberculosis?

2. Have you lived in a place where tuberculosis is common?

3. Have you ever had a positive skin test for tuberculosis?

Yes, one or more of those is true.

No, none of those is true for me.

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