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My 3.5 months baby has frequent shiver in right leg and chin, mainly when sleeping. is this common or should i be worried?

My 3.5 months baby has frequent shiver in right leg and chin, mainly when sleeping.  is this common or should i be worried?

No: Babies tend to relax their muscles while in a deep sleep & they can have momentary shiver like jerks , if they are long enough & when you hold the legs & they do not stop , you need to go see your Pediatrician . Detailed history of pregnancy is necessary as well. ...Read more

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Why I have internal shivering?

Why I have internal shivering?

Hot, cold or what: If you are hypothermic (low body temperature) or feverish (high body temperature) shivering can result. Drugs can cause shivering as can worry, anxiety, movement disorders and even infections with normal body temperatures. ...Read more

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How to control shivering in kids?

How to control shivering in kids?

Determine cause firs: The important thing is to determine why the child is shivering. There are many causes from being cold to being a nervous tic. Consult your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby is shivering?

What does it mean if my baby is shivering?

Newborn response: The obvious answer is that they are cold, but if they are very young, under 3-4 months, they are likely having a moro reflex, a primitive muscle reflex where moving them a little bit or jostling them causes the arms, legs, or jaw to "quiver" as if they are shivering. Older children shiver in an effort to raise temperature, such as when generating a fever, so if they are shivering, monitor temp. ...Read more

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What could the cause of short shivering spells be when i'm not cold?

What could the cause of short shivering spells  be when i'm not cold?

A few possibilities:: Autoimmune thyroid, autonomic nervous system problem, low level infection, low blood sugar, other hormonal problems, see your doc. ...Read more

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Experiencing shivering body what could this mean? Could I be getting sick?

Experiencing shivering body what could this mean? Could I be getting sick?

Viraemia: You may be developing a viral infection as you are describing flu like symptoms . I would try Tylinol 500 mg two four times a day and also increase my fluid intake ...Read more

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Sudden uncontrollable shivering and now i feel like i'm on fire. What to do?

Check fever: Sounds like your body temp is going up (shivering) and then going down (feeling hot). Check your temperature, you possibly have a fever. ...Read more