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Help me my 2yrbaby is not well have fever n hand n feet is cold. What is better for him. Dr. Gave me medicine but feel like not working. Is it dange?

Help me my 2yrbaby is not well have fever n hand n feet is cold. What is better for him. Dr. Gave me medicine but feel like not working. Is it dange?

Bring your baby back: To see the pediatrician. If the medication is not working, then your child needs to be re-evaluated. Not all medications work all the time, so if it is not working your baby may need a new medication, or perhaps there was a wrong diagnosis. Drs make their best educated diagnoses, but we are not perfect, and sometimes symptoms change with time, making the correct diagnosis easier to see. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more


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Hot spells, last 1hr+ felt in face mostly. But not running a fever. Usually hands n feet ice cold but face is hot, no sweat. What's going on?

Hot spells, last 1hr+ felt in face mostly. But not running a fever. Usually hands n feet ice cold but face is hot, no sweat. What's going on?

Your thyroid levels: Should be checked, the thyroid gland is like the thermostat of your body - can not be too hot or too cold, needs to be just right. .. ...Read more

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My 3 year old has a fever. His hands, feet and lips are cold should I take him to the hospital??

Fever: Bring his fever down first. The cold hands, feet and lips are from the central temperature being elevated. Fever is the body's natural way of showing that we are fighting infections. If he still has concerning symptoms after you reduce the fever, then to the ER. ...Read more

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Is cold hands feet normal with adult fever?

Is cold hands feet normal with adult fever?

Fever: When the hypothalamus has reset the thermostat of your body to produce fever, one way in which it is done is to shut off peripheral circulation so that you do not lose heat by convection and conduction. This makes your extremities feel cold. Great question, hope this helps. ...Read more

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2 years old have fever 103, feet and hands cold, should I be concerned?

2 years old have fever 103, feet and hands cold, should I be concerned?

Perhaps...: What is the cause for the 103* fever? If your toddler is exhibiting troubling signs such as persistent cough, ear drainage, refusing to eat or drink--it would be wise to have her examined right away. With fever, the body thermostat is tricked into thinking the core temp should be higher. Blood supply to the hands & feet are slowed to reduce heat loss, to keep the core temp higher--capriciously. ...Read more

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Is it normal if an infant is running a high temp for their hands n feet to turn ice cold for the duration of the fever? And why

Is it normal if an infant is running a high temp for their hands n feet to turn ice cold for the duration of the fever? And why

NO not normal: An infant running a "high temp" should be seen to determine the etiology.

I would recommend calling your health care provider and reporting this. ...Read more

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Would Fibromyalgia ever start of a sudden onset, with cold hands & feet, night time fever. And then 2weeks of ‘typical’ fibro pains and symptoms?

Would Fibromyalgia ever start of a sudden onset, with cold hands & feet, night time fever. And then 2weeks of ‘typical’ fibro pains and symptoms?

It could!: Fibromyalgia is a vague difficult to prove condition It covers a great range of unrelated musculoskeletal symptoms Some clinicians even question the existence of such a diagnosis and there is no definitive laboratory test for it ...Read more

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My 19 months old daughter has 102.9 fever in arm pit but cold hand and feet. What could be a reason? Is it serious?

My 19 months old daughter has 102.9 fever in arm pit but cold hand and feet. What could be a reason? Is it serious?

Needs evaluation: Not knowing if your child is immunized or not, this could be a number of problems, both infectious and inflammatory. The long list includes a virus, bloodstream infection, ear infection, sinus infection, pneumonia, meningitis, or simply a viral cold. Have your baby examined by her pediatrician! If she is not immunized the chances of a serious infection are much higher. ...Read more

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Cold&blueish/lips/hands/feet/low grade fever/18 month old/behavior is normal/occurs in morning/goes away after a couple hours/what could it be?

Cold&blueish/lips/hands/feet/low grade fever/18 month old/behavior is normal/occurs in morning/goes away after a couple hours/what could it be?

Blueness: This is most likely a reaction to her fever. Blueness occurring inside her mouth is more worrisome and often is related to a heart problem. Have her assessed by her MD and if she has a fever and there is no focus consider a urinary tract infection. You can take a picture of her color change which may help with the diagnosis. See your doctor and have her assessed. All the best. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have high fever, chills, cold hands and feet after taking amoxicillin?

Is it normal to have high fever, chills, cold hands and feet after taking amoxicillin?

AMOXICILLIN: Yes it is referred to as serum sickness and is not very common after taking amoxicillin. Please stop the medication and see your primary care ...Read more

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My son has a 102.2 degree fever, is crying alot, His hands and feet are ice cold, Has occasional congestive cough and runny stool. What could be wrong?

My son has a 102.2 degree fever, is crying alot, His hands and feet are ice cold, Has occasional congestive cough and runny stool. What could be wrong?

Viral illness: Most viral illnesses go away in a few days. If he is otherwise looking good and is able to keep food down, give him some Tylenol (acetaminophen) liquid and keep him hydrated. Get him checked by his pediatrician if no improvement is seen in ~ 3 days. ...Read more

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What should I do? Nauseous headache Extremely cold hands and feet Stiff neck for 7 days now Slight fever 99.1 Dizziness Blurry vision Fatigue.

What should I do? Nauseous headache Extremely cold hands and feet Stiff neck for 7 days now Slight fever 99.1 Dizziness Blurry vision Fatigue.

Doctor can help: Usually, when a person has more than a couple of moderate symptoms for a couple of days, she can consider seeing her doctor. If symptoms have been going on for a week, it's doctor time. She should write down the sequence of events, from when they started, and include what medications were tried, plus what makes symptoms better and what makes them worse, and give the information to her doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do for my 21 month old toddler with a fever ranging from 99 - 101 with cold hands and feet. Also stuffy nose and sneezing. Gave her tylenol (acetaminophen)?

What can I do for my 21 month old toddler with a fever ranging from 99 - 101 with cold hands and feet. Also stuffy nose and sneezing. Gave her tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Fluids/monitor: Your 21mo is due for 5-7 uri's/yr to age 5 & most can be monitored at home. Playful times/fluid intake enough to wet diapers every 6hr/breathing not too noticable all suggest home care ok. Lack of play/noticable incresaed work to breathe/poor fluid intake all suggest a dr visit in order. Nasal saline helps keep the nose clear & tylenol (acetaminophen) as a comfort med may help. ...Read more

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14 days Chills, freezing hands & feet, EXTREME fatigue, headache, bad joint pain, muscle ache. One fever spike. No cold SX. What could this be please

14 days Chills, freezing hands & feet, EXTREME fatigue, headache, bad joint pain, muscle ache. One fever spike. No cold SX. What could this be please

May be viral, but...: If only cold hands and feet, that can be due to hormonal imbalances, auto-immune disorders, circulation problems, etc... Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate. ...Read more

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Unintentionally losing weight. Muscle ache in left arm. Frequent urination, hourly, clear. Cold hands and feet. Shaking. No appetite. No fever or pain

Unintentionally losing weight. Muscle ache in left arm. Frequent urination, hourly, clear. Cold hands and feet. Shaking. No appetite. No fever or pain

Well...: Unintentional weight loss, and very frequent urination are serious symptoms and you could have Diabetes type 1.
Please see a Dr. ASAP! Please!!!
This can become serious and fast! ...Read more

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I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet. Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet. Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

Hand foot: And mouth disease is caused by the coxsackie virus which may only give fever diarrhea or vomiting
in adults may or may not give the rash
you should be better in a couple of days
drink more fluids and treat your fever appropiatly ...Read more

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Can you tell me are cold feet & cold hands a cold/flu symptom?

Can you tell me are cold feet & cold hands a cold/flu symptom?

Not really: Cold hands or feet doesn't mean flu or cold. Ot could be reynaud's syndrome which causes constriction of blood vessels in toes and fingers. May get a dusky blue, grey, or sometimes reddish purple appearance of toes and fingers and they will feels cold. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are cold feet & cold hands a cold/flu symptom?

Can you tell me, are cold feet & cold hands a cold/flu symptom?

This would be: More likely to be a circulation issue if there are no other symptoms.
Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches ; pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. ...Read more