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Severe, Uncontrollable Shivering (Rigors)
Question concerning my niece she had ear infection today ped.Dr said.. She is having fever and severe shivering chills rigors..What could be the cause
Lower body temp:ANS: There are many causes but the most common reason may be lowered body temperature. Other causes may be the autonomic nervous system. Institution of forced warm air conduction and warm body fluids may help. Some anesthesiologists believe Demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) may reduce shivering but this is debated. ...Read more
Iv been wakeing up early shivering uncontrollable and like usual nasueas shakeing started yesterday.What could be causing it i feel odd because of it
Time: Aloe vera, Ibuprofen or Aspirin to reduce redness and inflammation causing fever, cold compresses or cool showers to try to reduce the temperature of your skin, drink plenty of fluids including low cal sports drink to avoid dehydration and imbalance of electrolytes. Invest in proper clothing, hat, and sunscreen to avoid another sunburn. There is no amount of safe sun. ...Read more
Cold, usually: Often during anesthesia, your body temperature drops. When you are awakened, your body tries to warm it up any way it can, and shivering is one of those ways. Another cause can be different parts of the nervous system waking up at different times; if the parts that control shivering (and there are several) wake up first then you shiver more and harder. Men have this issue more than women. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sun poisoning : I sunburn usually will not cause nasuae and vomiting but severe sunburn would. Severe sunburn or sun poisoning can cause symptoms such as the following: skin redness and blistering, pain and tingling, swelling, headache, fever and chills, nausea, dizziness, and dehydration. Seek medical attention if it gets bad enough to feel like pucking. ...Read more
Night fevers? Wake up scrunched in ball shivering w/102 temp then 2 hours later have severe joint pain. Been two nights in a row and have sinus infect
Hi My husband has been having this problem for a few years now. Sudden headache, loose motion, lower back pain, and severe shivering which is often un?
Fever 102° F on & off since 3 days, cough with mucus, severe headache & shivering. Are these symptoms of Typhoid?
Sure, and...: ...a thousand other diseases! Ref. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/typhoid-fever/basics/symptoms/con-20028553Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been shivering quite alot. Constant heart burn & today my body started aching & my teeth hurt. I also have severe migraine.What could be wrong?
Symptoms: you symptoms indicate that you may have an infection, such as the Flu (viral) or a bacterial infection. See your Physician. ...Read more
48hrs ago started severe throat pain with swollen lymph nodes on the left side only. Was shivering a lot. brought up mucus tinged with spec of blood ?
URI: It sounds like you have a nasty upper respiratory tract infection - with pharyngitis, cough and chills. Often chills will precede a fever (a good way to make heat is to activate the muscles). You should be seen by a doc to make the diagnosis - it is flu season after all and I would want you checked for that as well as the usual germs that could cause this. Can you see your primary doc today? ...Read more
Rigors: These uncontrollable shaking chills usually create fever through muscle activity, prompted by neurological impulses emanating from an area of the brain called the hypothalamus under the stimulus of pyrogens (fever inducing chemicals). Rigors are felt to occur primarily in either patients with malaria or very severe bacterial infections with organisms released in mass into the blood stream. ...Read more
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