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Find Lupus Symptoms Is Chills Cold Sweats And Fevers
I seem to get cold sweats, chills, coughs and slight fevers about every two -three months due to working conditions what can I do to protect myself more?
Depends on cause: If one is a healthcare worker, she can wear a mask and wash hands often (or use the sanitizing gel/foam). If in sales or marketing, a mask would scare off people, so hand sanitizer is the best one can do. If working in dusty situations where the dust/smoke/irritants in the air make one more prone to catching other respiratory infections, then wearing a mask helps also. Annual flu shot can help. ...Read more
Chills may occur at the beginning of an infection and are usually associated with a fever. Chills are caused by rapid muscle contraction and relaxation, and are the body's way of generating heat when it feels that it is cold. Chills often predict the coming of a fever, or an increase in ...Read more
I've been feeling cold sweats, minor aches and chills over 24 hours, but there's no fever and it's not getting much worse. Am I getting sick or not?
Too early to say.: viral illness could present like that and may last 2-3 days. ...Read more
My son has 5ths disease.He just broke out in rash.I've been sick for over 1 1/2.Severe joint pain, cold sweats, fever, chills, could it be from that?
Possibly: Fifth disease, erythema infectiosum, is mild viral illness that most commonly affects children, rash on cheeks % uri.Adults also infected with virus and develop fifth disease. Adults tend to have a more severe flu-like illness, but seldom develop the rash. Adults are much more likely than children to develop joint symptoms. These symptoms usually clear up in two weeks, but 10 % chronic joint sxs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, I have been throwing up, having fevers chills cold sweats. Losing weight unitentionally loss of appitite chronic cough fatigue paleness of skin?
No reason to wait-: Though most symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection are caused by viruses, there is no reason for you to wait and have your doctor check you out for a strept infection. Just don't go the appointment expecting to get an antibiotic each time you suspect you need it- otherwise, you will end up with a multidrug resistant bacterial infection. ...Read more
I've been having a fever (99.7-100.9) every night for 4 months, I've been on Humira over a year for Crohn's, in complete remission. Negative to Lupus or RA. The only other symptom I have is night sweats, and fatigue and back pain.
CROHNS ON HUMIRA: That is good news the CROHNS is in remission. I would recommend an exam and retesting of labs. Recheck autoimmune panel/Thyroid screen/sarcoidosis screen/Immunoglobulin levels. HUMIRA can sometimes weaken the immune system and cause diseases to reactivate(TB/Fungal Infection ). Discuss tapering HUMIRA , it rarely has been linked to Lymphoma. If SX. Persist CT OF CHEST/ABD/PELVIS IS WARRANTED. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have extreme body aches and chills. I can not keep anything on my stomach and fever but not sneezing or cough. I have lupus should I go in?
Yes.: Should see your doctor asap to assess for lupus flare or an infection. ...Read more
Chest pain for1 week-tightness in chest was periodic and now constant. Had echo stress-test, no blockage. Have lupus, now chills, no fever, now what?
Many causes: Could still have coronary artery disease depending on the pattern although not typical. You describe a now constant pain with a normal stress test in patient with lupus- would definitely consider pericarditis (not unusual in lupus). Also can consider noncardiac etiologies- musculoskeletal cauuses such as costochondritis, or GI causes such as esophagitis, gastritis, peptic ulcer, etc. ...Read more
I have hypothroism, previously hyper. I've been extremely hot lately with no fever but hot and cold sweats? No other symptoms indicating thyroid.
Thyroid labs normal?: Hi. Have your thyroid labs been re-checked? Is the cancer in remission? Are you still getting chemo? Are you neutropenic (not likely these days with filgrastim and other GCSF analogs). Talk with your oncologist and check your thyroid labs, CBC + diff, etc. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had cold like symptoms runny nose fevers hot cold sweats I have a bad cough that once I start coughing I can't stop and bad difficultly breathing?
Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more
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