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A 31-year-old female asked:

Sometimes i get this feeling like a chill then i start shivering, teeth chatter, my tongue and body go tense & body gets cold! lasts about 10 mins.

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Chills: This is often the body's means of raising your internal temperature and suggests that this muscular activity is generating heat in response to stimuli from an area of the brain that is your thermostat. It suggests that you are going to have a fever and if so you want to be seen by a doctor and fully evaluated. Best wishes.

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Last updated Mar 23, 2020

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