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Are shaking chills unusual with mild cold and cough illness

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: Shaking chills and fever can be a sign of a bacterial infection. Often time pneumonia will start first with a viral illness such as a cold but if bac ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Not normal, but very common.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Pyelonephritis?: Take your husband to an ER immediately. Do not wait. Hope he gets better soon.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Feeling cold: A sensation of feeling cold accompanied by uncontrollable shaking of the extremities, body and/or teeth often associated with the onset of a fever due ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Fever, blood infect: Shaking chills mostly go with blood infection called sepsis and are associated with high fever and white blood cell count. Allergic reactions and cer ... Read More
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Yes possibly: You are describing rigors and could be a sign of bacteria in the blood. Please see a doctor if you have other episodes or other symptoms or if you f ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Yes: yes if you are having sepsis from the sinus infection. you better see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. you might need a doctor or even ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Hakimi
11 years experience Internal Medicine
If you are having : "shaking chills" then there's a good possibility you may have a fever. see your doctor soon. if the oral or tympanic temperature is felt to be inaccur ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Get evaluated. : I'd see your physician as soon as you can. I'm concerned that you may have a serious urinary tract infection, in addition to any stones you may have. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Strongly yes: It is always to think the worst case scenario. In this case , post operative pain and chills ( most likely you have fever ) is due to infection . ... Read More
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