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Are shaking chills unusual with mild cold and cough illness?

Are shaking chills unusual with mild cold and cough illness?

Yes: Shaking chills and fever can be a sign of a bacterial infection. Often time pneumonia will start first with a viral illness such as a cold but if bacteria grows in the lungsand cause pneumonia, shaking chills, fever, worsening symptoms of cough, discolored phlegm begins. At that point a chest xray/medical evaluation and most likely appropriate antibiotic treatment is needed. ...Read more

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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Sudden nosebleed and headache with fever??

Sudden nosebleed and headache with fever??

Need more info: You may have common cold that could cause all of these symptoms. If your headache and fever are not controlled with over the counter pain meds, or the symptoms persist for more than two days, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Supraventicilar tachycardia and violent seizure with fever?

Supraventicilar tachycardia and violent seizure with fever?

Fever complications: I think what you're asking is if supraventricular tachycardia and/or seizures can occur with fevers? Both can occur if the fever is high enough, especially in children. ...Read more

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Having fever chills throughout with bodyaches and sometym headaches?

Having fever chills throughout with bodyaches and sometym headaches?

Fever: Well this is somewhat difficult as there are many possibilities. Given your age I would consider a viral illness such as the flu but many viruses can cause your symptoms. Since you are a female,also would consider urinary infection. If you have burning when you pee see a doctor. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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Started with vomiting then headache, bodyaches and 101 fever vomiting gone- flu?

Started with vomiting then headache, bodyaches and 101 fever vomiting gone- flu?

Most likely: Sounds like a viral illness. The GI viruses usually last 3-7 days. The most important thing is to stay well-hydrated. If you develop dizziness or sore throat, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I got extremely fatigued a high fever with confusion, dizziness, aches, bad chills, headache, now moved into coughing up green mucus, is this pnemonia?

I got extremely fatigued a high fever with confusion, dizziness, aches, bad chills, headache, now moved into coughing up green mucus, is this pnemonia?

Severe infection: I agree that this is either severe bronchitis or bronchitis with pneumonia and in either case go directly to the ER or UC clinic. You will need a chest xray, blood tests and aggressive antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Sore throat with headaches. Nausea night shivers with sweat. Hurts to swallow & a dizzy spell.

Sore throat with headaches. Nausea night shivers with sweat. Hurts to swallow & a dizzy spell.

Need urgent care: your symptoms sound most like a viral pharyngitis, but you should be seen by a doctor to make sure there is no bacterial , or life-threatening infections. you may be able to take over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with symptoms, provided you have no other reasons (contra-indications) to avoid tylenol (acetaminophen) ...Read more

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Have symptoms like meningitis fever nervous system messed up vomiting diarrhea headache feels like brain shaking?

Have symptoms like meningitis fever nervous system messed up vomiting diarrhea headache feels like brain shaking?

Meningitis: If you have symptoms suggesting the possibility of meningitis you should go immediately to an er and be seen and evaluated. Do not drive yourself, but have somebody take you or call for an ambulance. Go now, do not delay. ...Read more

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Muscle/joint aches w/ chills day 1. Day 2 woke up in sweat & shaking. Throat sore. No fever. No drainage. Headache. Daughter sick with cough. Dx?

Muscle/joint aches w/ chills day 1. Day 2 woke up in sweat & shaking. Throat sore. No fever. No drainage. Headache. Daughter sick with cough. Dx?

Pharyngitis: Most common cause would be acute viral pharyngitis or throat infection. If the pain is worsening after today or you find yourself drooling from an inability to swallow, best to have it looked at as bacterial infection in the throat is dangerous. Notably, your daughter's cough makes strep throat somewhat less likely. Better health! ...Read more

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What is severe headaches cold feet chills tremors then vomiting light headed sweating neck pain?

What is severe headaches cold feet chills tremors then vomiting light headed sweating neck pain?

Migraines: Migraines can cause feeling of lightheaded (aura) preceding a headache. You could have all the symptoms due to migraines. You could consult a neurologist or a headache specialist or a pain physician. ...Read more

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Sob, congestion, worsening cough with occasional sputum, low grade fever, weakness, started sunday, can't sleep, red sore scratchy throat.

Sob, congestion, worsening cough with occasional sputum, low grade fever, weakness, started sunday, can't sleep, red sore scratchy throat.

It could be: From a viral infection causing ur sorethroat/ pharyngitis and cough/ bronchitis. Taking otc cough meds, vitamin c may help. However, if ur symptoms get worse and persistent, go see ur dr and get checked for bacterial infection. Best wishes! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/cold-and-flu/tc/coughs-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

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