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Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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Unconttolable muscle shaking full body experience, defiantly not food poisoning and I do not have a temperature or flu. Any suggestions? . Thank you

Unconttolable muscle shaking full body experience, defiantly not food poisoning and I do not have a temperature or flu. Any suggestions? . Thank you

Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My husband has 101.8 fever and shaking quite a lot. Had one round about 3 hours ago and again now. Gave him Tylenol. He had a flu shot a month ago.

My husband has 101.8 fever and shaking quite a lot. Had one round about 3 hours ago and again now. Gave him Tylenol. He had a flu shot a month ago.

Needs to be seen: Ongoing high fever and chills, need to be attended to, flu shot is irrelevant, please take your husband to ER or Urgent care, best wishes ...Read more

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Hi Doctor, I have had a flu for the last 5 days. The first day I was shaking shaking. Now I have a dry cough with a lot of mucus?

Hi Doctor, I have had a flu for the last 5 days. The first day I was shaking shaking. Now I have a dry cough with a lot of mucus?

Time to see doctor: The flu is a respiratory issue. You need to rest and hydrate sometimes it can become more severe and the it is time to see doctor so you do not slip into bronchitis or pneumonia Did you get your flu shot? ...Read more

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Feel like crying PMS or flu related? My period is due for another 5 days im coming down with a strong flu I can't stop shaking im cold no matter what

Feel like crying PMS or flu related? My period is due for another 5 days im coming down with a strong flu I can't stop shaking im cold no matter what

See an MD: See you md so that you can be properly evaluated and treated. If you are having a medical emergency you may need urgent care and going to the nearest er is what is needed. ...Read more

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Hi. Red face burning, hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Hi. Red face burning, hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Shaking: The described symptoms and features are not typical of cardiac issues. Perhaps you are experiencing rigors, a temperature check would greatly helped in narrowing down the differential list, physical symptoms off an illness might be exaggerated due to your history of anxiety ...Read more

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I have got headache frequently. Sometimes I got shaking and cold without fever. What do I have? Thanks

I have got headache frequently. Sometimes I got shaking and cold without fever. What do I have? Thanks

Not enough info!: How long have you had these symptoms? What other health problems do you have? How bad are the headaches? As you can see, there is not enough information to give you a good answer. But new headaches are always concerning and should be evaluated by your doctor. Or you can consider Healthtap Prime for a 30 minute consult with a doctor by video or text (this is not free but it is reasonably priced ...Read more

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I have fever for 2 days but now it rise to 104f, I'm feeling so cold/shaking/headache, what should I take?

I have fever for 2 days but now it rise to 104f, I'm feeling so cold/shaking/headache, what should I take?

A trip to the ER: If you are having measured fevers to 104f, then should be seen urgently (as in er) for evaluation and diagnosis, as very high fevers can cause their own problems, and tend to be bacterial, so this should be ruled out or antibiotics prescribed. ...Read more

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My husband had un controllable chills last night, but no fever and he wasn't cold to the touch. He couldn't stop whole body from shaking.?

Chills: These are often related to the differential temperatures between the individual and the ambient atmosphere temp. Sometimes the stimulus from the area of the brain (hypothalamus) that serves as the body thermostat creates chilling to increase the body temp by muscular activity and he may have developed fever later after the chills. Need more info for more advice. ...Read more

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I am a 33 year old female and have been running a fever (101 - 103) a couple days a week for about 2 months. I am also shaking violently about once or twice a week, lasting 1-4 hours per episode.?

Time to consult a Do: You need to consult a doctor for complete medical check up and evaluation. Any recurring fever requires check up to find the cause which can be an infection, an inflammatory conditions or even cancer. It is now time to go see your doctor without any further delays ...Read more

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My 7 year old cousin is feeling a headache and fever for 3 day now and my aunt says my cousin is shaking and we don't know what else to do?

My 7 year old cousin is feeling a headache and fever for 3 day now and my aunt says my cousin is shaking and we don't know what else to do?

Chills vs seizure?: Headache and fever for three days warrents definite evaluation by a medical professional. Shaking could be for a variety of reasons If he is alert and looking at you, he may have a "chill" or a "shiver" from the fever. You should be able to stop this movement. If he is having rhythmic shaking movements and unconsious, then it could be a seizure In either case he needs evaluation now. ...Read more

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Hello! I have a fever, I have vomit, shaking, and I always want to drink. Please tell me how can I stop it?

Hello! I have a fever, I have vomit, shaking, and I always want to drink. Please tell me how can I stop it?

See a doctor: The only way this can be diagnosed and treated appropriately is to be seen by a clinician, a full history obtained, physical exam and perhaps some testing performed. Cannot be done over the internet. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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My dad woke up in the middle of the night shivering and shaking cold. No fever, room temperature same as every night. Possible causes? He is 52.

My dad woke up in the middle of the night shivering and shaking cold. No fever, room temperature same as every night. Possible causes? He is 52.

Difficult: Atarax (hydroxyzine) and zyrtec should not be taken simultaneously...
If this is a once time occurrence and there are no other symptoms like shortness of breath or chest pain, you could ignore it. But if it continues medical attention is needed. ...Read more

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My daughter is 10 for the past couple nights, she has been extremely cold and shaking, low grade fever, 100.3 concerning? She isn't acting herself

My daughter is 10 for the past couple nights, she has been extremely cold and shaking, low grade fever, 100.3 concerning? She isn't acting herself

Intuition: Worrying is not worth it. The symptoms maybe just a cold but I sense your concern. If she is acting different it is time to go see the doctor. The doctor can provide you with some direction and ease to your concern or get treatment started. It's okay to go to the doctor for peace of mind. ...Read more

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I have had a UTI since fri and last night I woke up shaking violently and mumbling. No fever. Its happened before. My hubby had to get me warm. Scared?

I have had a UTI since fri and last night I woke up shaking violently and mumbling. No fever. Its happened before. My hubby had to get me warm. Scared?

Antibiotics?: Are you being treated? If so, you should be getting steadily better. If you have continued symptoms, chills, fever, despite treatment, you could have a resistant bacteria. You should call your doctor's office. ...Read more

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My 6 year old woke up shaking and feeling like she is going to vomit no fever?

My 6 year old woke up shaking and feeling like she is going to vomit no fever?

Vomiting: Vomiting can be non-specific symptoms of whether viral infection, like stomach virus, but it could be a sign of pneumonia, other blood infections. Just watch it and do small amounts of fluids. ...Read more

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I had shaking chills last. Happened a couple of weeks ago too. I slept it off both times. No fever tho. Should I worry about infection?

Shaking chills: Yes you should be concerned as this may indicate a recurring fever that could indicate an infection.
See your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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My 28 month old son has a fever of 102 is shaking and throwing up. How high does a temp have to be to visit the dr?

Now: It's time for an evaluation now. Shaking and vomiting need to be evaluated. He needs to be examined and possibly to have some blood work and/or imaging. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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My mom has typhoid she's taking thiophenicol is she going to be alright she has a fever she shaking and I'm really scared I lost my dad 2 years ago?

My mom has typhoid she's taking thiophenicol is she going to be alright she has a fever she shaking and I'm really scared I lost my dad 2 years ago?

Need more informatio: Typhoid is a very dangerous illness even in today's medicine. The illness has various stages and need to he handled very specifically and can be successfully treated. I she is better soon be sure to let us know. ...Read more

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My husband has had cold chills, a high fever, shaking and numbness all over with a deep cough. Is there something he can take? He has had broccidis many times before

High: High fever and chills are worrisome for a serious infection (bacterial or viral). He could have bronchitis again or even pneumonia or the flu. The only way to be sure is to seek out medical care. It is possible that he may need antibiotics if he has a bacterial infection.
By the date of this post almost a week has passed, hopefully he has improved or has seen a doctor by now. If not, he should go right away.
Take care. ...Read more

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Twice now after being cleared for surgery (bad cold) I have now had twice a sudden shaking and fever. With dose of aspirin and w water it goes but is scary. What could be thecause?

Twice now after being cleared for surgery (bad cold) I have now had twice a sudden shaking and fever. With dose of aspirin and w water it goes but is scary. What could be thecause?

Recurrent: Recurrent fevers with rigors (chils) can be caused by bacterial or viral infections. This can depend on a patient's other health care history, prior surgeries, any prosthetic valves or joints, and even on their travel history. Be sure to share this history with your doctor so that they can be sure you don't have any complications from your surgery. ...Read more

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Why do people with kidney failure start shaking and having a fever & vomiting all of a sudden?

Why do people with kidney failure start shaking and having a fever & vomiting all of a sudden?

Renal failure: The shaking can be due to infection - failing kidneys make you more susceptible to infection. It can also be due to your blood salts being abnormal. This weblink is a good one to find out about the symptoms of renal failure: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/168915-kidney-disease-symptoms-pains/. Reading this should give you a better understanding of what happens when kidneys fail. ...Read more

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My normal oral temp is 35.8 to36.5celcius. If my ear temp is 37do I have a fever. Have shaking chills too.

If you are having: "shaking chills" then there's a good possibility you may have a fever. see your doctor soon. If the oral or tympanic temperature is felt to be inaccurate then often times a rectal temperature will be checked. ...Read more

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For five days I have gotten hives in the evening followed by chills, shaking then sweating. I do not have a fever.?

See Doctor: Hmmm. That is an unusual combination. The chills/shakes/sweats suggest an infectious process, even w/o noticeable fever, but the hives suggest an allergic reaction. It is possible you are mis-identifying the "hives, " and should be examined to see what is going on. ...Read more

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My husband just woke up coughing and then the uncontrollable shaking began and now he is vomiting no fever, no chills, has COPD, is 48?

My husband just woke up coughing and then the uncontrollable shaking began and now he is vomiting no fever, no chills, has COPD, is 48?

SEE MD NOW: Can't tell here, but with COPD he is at increased risk for pneumonia, as well as other problems; vomiting and uncontrollable shaking is worrisome sign; may be viral or bacterial infection. SEE MD NOW ...Read more

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Yesterday I camedown with a fever, no energy &aching body-last night I woke up shaking & had vomited and dihorea &had a pain in lower right abdomin?

Yesterday I camedown with a fever, no energy &aching body-last night I woke up shaking & had vomited and dihorea &had a pain in lower right abdomin?

Gastroenteritis: Sounds like viral gastroenteritis. Besides nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, symptoms of gastroenteritis can include a low-grade fever of about 99 degrees. Diarrhea is typically mild to moderate. Abdominal swelling or pain in the right lower side of the abdomen as well as
dehydration can occur. If does not subside in about 3 days consult physician. ...Read more

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My pharyngitis caused plugged ears, a fever, shaking, and lots of mucus activity. What could this be, and how can I heal faster? It's been 1 week.

My pharyngitis caused plugged ears, a fever, shaking, and lots of mucus activity. What could this be, and how can I heal faster? It's been 1 week.

Pharyngitis: Need to see a physician. Pharyngitis is commonly treated with antibiotics, warm saline gargles or viscous lidocaine, mouth swish and analgesics and oral rehydration. Care must be taken if infectious Mononucleiosis is suspected as reaction could occur penicillins. ...Read more