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Can dehydration cause chills

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Chills: Dehydration should not cause chills, however if you are having an infection this could cause you to have chills and feel dehydrated. You should seek m... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 49 years experience
Is this New?: If this is a new onset of headaches, you need immediate medical evaluation.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Hydrate.: You could have a viral infection. Please do hydrate well. Monitor for sx's of COVID 19. Symptoms may include fever, cough, feeling tired, shortness o... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Risk of colon preps: You are appropriately concerned about risks of colon preps. Regardless of type (lavage & osmotic agents, irritant laxatives, enemas) consideration... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
Dehydration: This can definitely be dehydration. Also hypoglycemia can add to it. Be sure to hydrate well before and during exercise.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
? another problem: not just urinary tract infection, upper respiratory infection can cause fever and chills too, also the flu, so better get re-evaluated or get a second... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Two main issues: Hydration is your state of water balance. The human body is made up of so many fluid/water based systems that poor hydration can cause the system to f... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Greenfield
Rheumatology 42 years experience
Not likely: Most probable explanation is dry mouth secondary to decreased saliva. This can make the person desperate for water, however it is not typically associ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hale
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
It can: Dialysis serves two functions. One is to remove some of the toxins in the blood that are no longer able to be removed by the kidneys due to kidney fa... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Not really: It even raises the hemoglobin and hematocrit only a few percent. The most common cause of thrombocytosis is iron deficiency; no one knows why. Very hi... Read More
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