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Doctor insights on: Severe Shaking Spell With Spiking Fever

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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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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. ?

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 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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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more