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Is a shower good for chills?

Is a shower good for chills?

Might help: Chilling is one mechanism the body uses to raise the core temperature an occurs prior to the temperature going up. Also occurs in response to the differential between your and the environment's temperatures. If you take a hot shower you diminish the differential and may help alleviate the chilling. ...Read more

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Chills (Definition)

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


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Is a taking a hot shower good for a fever and chills?

Not bad: A shower will not help cure your infection, but if it makes you feel better, by all means shower. It will not make you any worse. ...Read more

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Is a shower good for a hoarse throat and chills?

Is a shower good for a hoarse throat and chills?

Lemon, honey, water: Try glycerin losenges. Avoid all menthol. Mix lemon honey and warm water and drink it. Use Mucinex (guaifenesin) otc - the plain form. But yes a warm shower and humidity will help also. ...Read more

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Ive been getting weird chills since i started taking seroqeul xr, first time it happened i had to get in the shower just to warm up. no fever.normal?

Ive been getting weird chills since i started taking seroqeul xr, first time it happened i had to get in the shower just to warm up. no fever.normal?

R/O SIDE EFFECT: Side effect ?:D/W doc to taper med. You need a repeat exam and full lab work up While you are getting these items checked out you should STICK to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also 64-80oz water. Hi potency MVI (multivitamin) REJUVENATION-SCIENCE.COM ...Read more

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I have IBS and have recently been experiencing chills and nausea along with the diahrreah is this normal? What are good medications/remedies for ibs?

I have IBS and have recently been experiencing chills and nausea along with the diahrreah is this normal? What are good medications/remedies for ibs?

Not typical of IBS: Typical symptoms of ibs include bloating, constipation and/or diarrhea, symptoms that are worse with stress, and improve with a bowel movement. Treatments include avoiding trigger foods, minimizing stress, getting regular physical activity and medications, which range from antidepressants to antispasmodics to probiotics. ...Read more

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Bumps behind Ears, it all started after i took a shower. this has been going on for 5 weeks now. Getting head chills and neck pain (back and side)?

Bumps behind Ears, it all started after i took a shower.
this has been going on for 5 weeks now. Getting head chills and neck pain (back and side)?

See a doctor: please see a doctor Lump behind your ears associated with chills, and pain does not sound something I will keep to myself, So please go and see your doctor for proper evaluation, and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you get a 48 hour flu or cold? I had a high fever, cough, chills, and gross mucus for 2 days but earlier today my fever broken and Ive been feeling good all day. This is unusually fast. Is it going to relapse? Or can short bugs exist?

Can you get a 48 hour flu or cold? I had a high fever, cough, chills, and gross mucus for 2 days but earlier today my fever broken and Ive been feeling good all day. This is unusually fast. Is it going to relapse? Or can short bugs exist?

URI, Anxiety: I commend you for your desire for good Health. Feel good about your Immune system. You can maintain this recovery by having rest, drinking lot of water, taking Vitamin C and Anti-oxidants. You have Acne, Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication ,and Therapy for stress in your life. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Yoga and Meditation ...Read more

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Nausa diherria fatigued cold chills and super yellow around my eyes. Not feeling soo good . Whats could be happening?

Nausa diherria fatigued cold chills and super yellow around my eyes. Not feeling soo good . Whats could  be happening?

Jaundice : If the "whites" of your eyes are yellow you likely have jaundice, which is related to liver disease. With your other symptoms it sounds like an acute, not chronic problem and possibly acute hepatitis. There are many causes with different expected outcomes. Some are much more serious. Evaluation, including lab testing is indicated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a good size hiatal hernia, with peptic ulcers. Can this cause me to get chills an body aches only at night almost every night.

I have a good size hiatal hernia, with peptic ulcers. Can this cause me to get chills an body aches only at night almost every night.

Doubtful: The hiatal hernia and the peptic ulcers are unlikely to give you night chills and aches. Are you being treated medically for your ulcers? If not then you could certainly have complications from them, but they would not present as you have described. Best to see your doc. ...Read more

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