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When sleeping with no cover and feel cold at night. I wake up with diarrhea that lasts for 3 or more days. Why would being cold while sleeping do that?

When sleeping with no cover and feel cold at night. I wake up with diarrhea that lasts for 3 or more days. Why would being cold while sleeping do that?

Doctor can evaluate: Odd symptoms require one to find a primary doctor who has plenty of time to hear the whole story. Just being cold from ambient air would not cause diarrhea, but feeling cold may be due to having a fever (which, if due to a stomach bug, could cause diarrhea). A fever on the rise causes one to feel coldness and chills, but a fever that's dropping will cause one to feel hot and sweaty. ...Read more

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Can c diff make u cold while u sleep. Woke up freezing. Shivers. Low temp95.3. Feel can't get warm. Got temp to 97.7 by sittin by heater.

Can c diff make u cold while u sleep. Woke up freezing. Shivers. Low temp95.3. Feel can't get warm. Got temp to 97.7 by sittin by heater.

C.diff: C.Diff is a terrible infection and can make you feel miserable. If you were feverish but the antibiotics worked on killing c.Diff your fever may break plummeting abruptly to below normal levels. ...Read more

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Can being cold while you're sleeping cause you to have bad or more vivid dreams?

Can being cold while you're sleeping cause you to have bad or more vivid dreams?

Usually a fever: Usually fevers cause nightmares and strange dreams.But i guess anything is possible and everyone is diffrent. The real question is why are you cold while your sleeping in the first place? ...Read more

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What is the reason for feeling cold in feet while sleeping.

What is the reason for feeling cold in feet while sleeping.

See below: One reason is that during sleep, metabolism slows and so does core body temperature. Thus extremities, such as the feet and hands, may feel colder when awakening in the night from sleep. If you wake up from it often, you can wear socks or cover them up with a blanket to optimize your sleep quality. But if you notice other symptoms, such as numbness or burning in the feet, see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Blood from nose while sleeping. cold weather. Body becomes too much hot. It happens previously mañy times and usually in cold weather. Need treatment?

Blood from nose while sleeping. cold weather. Body becomes too much hot. It happens previously mañy times and usually in cold weather. Need treatment?

Moisturizer : there are many OTC preparations to help moisturize your nasal mucosa. Depends on where bleeding is coming from but a nasal spray with just normal saline is a good place to start. If bleeding persists please see your doc Also may want to turn down heat at night. Heaters dry the air out ...Read more

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How can you sleep when having a wheezy cold?

How can you sleep when having a wheezy cold?

Sleep: If you have trouble breathing - seek medical care. If congested, consider taking an oral decongestant. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot go to sleep with my cold?

What to do if i cannot go to sleep with my cold?

Control Sympotms: The best you can do is try to treat your cold symptoms to be more comfortable. Using a heated humidifier can help keep your airway open, Vicks vapors and rub can help with that too. You can try elevating your head to help with sinus drainage, use cough medicine if you need to. ...Read more

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I enjoy being cold when I sleep; is this unhealthy?

I enjoy being cold when I sleep; is this unhealthy?

No: A lot of people sleep better when the temperature of the room is cold at night. Some patients have told me they sleep with the window open when the temperature is below 32 degrees and they have a fan on and they never are sick. So i guess to each his own and to each his own body. ...Read more

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Is it possible to catch a cold if you sleep with no sheets?

Is it possible to catch a cold if you sleep with no sheets?

No: A cold is an infection of the upper respiratory system (nose, throat, sinuses), usually viral. It is not caused by exposure to cold, so sleeping without sheets would not give you a cold. ...Read more