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Cold & clammy skin in 4 month old?

Cold & clammy skin in 4 month old?

Cold and clammy: Babies have poor temperature regulation which could give them a cold and clammy feeling. ...Read more

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2 year old son sweats on his head easily a lot and skin is clammy but is healthy otherwise. What can cause this?

2 year old son sweats on his head easily a lot and skin is clammy but is healthy otherwise. What can cause this?

See cardiologist: Some children sweat more than others depending sweat glands number and activity but they are healthy. The child with breathing or heart problem also sweat lot or for other health reason. As your child is healthy, to be at ease, get him checked by your doctor and cardiologist, if need get treated in time. ...Read more

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What causes cold sweats and clammy skin?

What causes cold sweats and clammy skin?

Depends: You may have fever and be infected or you may be having anxiety or a panic attack. If it happens often you may have an anxiety syndrome. It can happen after taking drugs and this may be your wake up call to stop doing drugs. Problems that include pain such as a broken bone, anemia from blood loss, or appendicitis can also cause it. /discuss this with your doctor you may need therapy. ...Read more

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Cracked skin between pinky toe and very moist and clammy. What could this be?

? fungus: Fungal skin infections are common in this area, and can be easily treated. Get the site looked at and get properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes someone to feel like they have a fever but the temp is normal and skin is clammy feeling? Have Sinus inf. Wheezing and coughing

What causes someone to feel like they have a fever but the temp is normal and skin is clammy feeling? Have Sinus inf. Wheezing and coughing

Part of it...: All those symptoms are associated with an apparent infection you are dealing with. You don't necessarily have to get a fever but just a sensation of malaise, chills and warmth even when temp. Is normal. If you have not been seen I suggest you do so in order to get diagnosed and treated. If already seen follow up recommendations, rest and drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ...Read more

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I feel sick what's wrong with me? I feel nauseated, I have a tension headache, my lower back hurts and my skin feels clammy

I feel sick what's wrong with me? I feel nauseated, I have a tension headache, my lower back hurts and my skin feels clammy

See your doctor: This situation requires an in-person visit to a physician for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment plan. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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My sinus openings in my throat are sore, my skin hurts, I feel clammy, and my nose is stuffy, what otc medicine should I take?

My sinus openings in my throat are sore, my skin hurts, I feel clammy, and my nose is stuffy, what otc medicine should I take?

Sinus/allergy issues: For nasal congestion, take Flonase or Nasacort, (triamcinolone) which are OTC nasal steroids. Pair the nasal spray with an antihistamine such as Claritin, Zyrtec or Allegra. Both working together should decrease drainage into the throat as well as sore throat. If feverish, producing yellow-green mucus & generally feeling sick, you may need an antibiotic, which you should see your doc for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Flu? I took the shot 2 months ago. I am 26. At my desk office. All of the sudden, I feel extremely hot. My back, back of my neck and forehead all became clammy. Followed with dizziness and nausea, mouth watering. I put my head on my desk, and breathed rea

Flu? I took the shot 2 months ago. I am 26. At my desk office. All of the sudden, I feel extremely hot. My back, back of my neck and forehead all became clammy. Followed with dizziness and nausea, mouth watering. I put my head on my desk, and breathed rea

The: The symptoms you are describing doesn't really sound like the flu. The flu has also not really been seen at all so far this season. I might watch to see how you do today and take some advil, (ibuprofen) force fluids and rest. It might still be another virus. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am having very severe migraines, sensitiveity to light, sounds, scents, even vomiting, clammy damp skin. Medicine isn't working. What should I do?

I am having very severe migraines, sensitiveity to light, sounds, scents, even vomiting, clammy damp skin. Medicine isn't working. What should I do?

Botox: You may want to consider having your doctor/headache specialist see if Botox can be approved for your migraine headaches. If it works you could have significantly less migraines for at least 3-4 months at a time. Many times people's migraines are cut in half if not more. The use of your oral migraine prevention medications and abortives are much more helpful and reduce occurrences even better. ...Read more

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When I exercise, my skin gets cold and clammy. At night, my hands often swell and get hot. I get dizzy often when I get out of bed. What's going on?

When I exercise, my skin gets cold and clammy. At night, my hands often swell and get hot. I get dizzy often when I get out of bed. What's going on?

Needs evaluation: Cold clammy skin and dizziness are suspicious - something may be going on with your heart. Though they could represent anxiety or medication side effects, I recommend an evaluation by a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Does pneumonia ever go away on its own? I had a horrible cough, chills and clammy skin. I was going to go to the doctor after a few days, but the symptoms started getting better and i’m almost recovered now. Did I have pneumonia, or was it probably someth

Does pneumonia ever go away on its own? I had a horrible cough, chills and clammy skin. I was going to go to the doctor after a few days, but the symptoms started getting better and i’m almost recovered now. Did I have pneumonia, or was it probably someth

Yes: Most pneumonias are caused by viruses and they will be self limited meaning they will get better over time as your own immune system kicks in. Even bacterial pneumonias may get better without treatment, but will often respond more quickly with treatment with an appropriate antibiotic. ...Read more

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I got the chills for an hour, now my. Face is hot and flushed, my head is dizzy, my hands and feet child and clammy, what is it?

I got the chills for an hour, now my. Face is hot and flushed, my head is dizzy, my hands and feet child and clammy, what is it?

Fever: Sounds like you developed a fever, and my next instruction to you would be to take your temperature. You describe almost perfectly the sequence of symptoms when your temperature rises quickly. Fever is just a symptom, as are things like cough, runny nose, etc. Drink lots of fluids, get rest and if new or concerning symptoms develop or fever is high and not resolving, need to seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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2mo baby, cool clammy head and torso is slightly sweaty rest of him is fine, no fever, drooling more than usual and really fussy. Should I be worried?

2mo baby, cool clammy head and torso is slightly sweaty rest of him is fine, no fever, drooling more than usual and really fussy. Should I be worried?

Watch him: If he is acting normally otherwise, just monitor him at home. Keep an eye on his fluid intake and urine output. If he starts to have fever and cannot be calmed, then take him to ER. ...Read more

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Noticeable Diarrhea 7x/days, 3-5x/day, abominal pain, headache, clammy skin, temperature 99.3-99.5. Nauseated, dehydrated, and feelings of weakness?

Noticeable Diarrhea 7x/days, 3-5x/day, abominal pain, headache, clammy skin, temperature 99.3-99.5. Nauseated, dehydrated, and feelings of weakness?

See a doctor: Most likely an infectious diarrhea if it's gone on that long. It could also be inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). You're now having signs of dehydration. Drink a lot of fluids like Gatorade and get checked out by a doc for lab work. You may need IV fluids and possibly antibiotics. ...Read more

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My endo prescribed propranolol la 80mg to help with hyper thyroid tachycardia. Took 1 dose last night, didn't sleep and have cold clammy skin. Normal?

My endo prescribed propranolol la 80mg to help with hyper thyroid tachycardia. Took 1 dose last night, didn't sleep and have cold clammy skin. Normal?

Yes: The symptoms you described could still be from hyperthyroidism. As long as your blood pressure didn't dropped, you are ok. Talk to your doctor, you might need the adjust the dose. As long as the hyperthyroidism is also currently treated, you should feel better in time. ...Read more

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LtHead @stand up, skin cold/clammy w/exercise, hand+feet swell/hot@bed, ice-cold@day, random flushing, freq cold intol. Not 2/2 anx. NL ECG/Echo. What?

LtHead @stand up, skin cold/clammy w/exercise, hand+feet swell/hot@bed, ice-cold@day, random flushing, freq cold intol. Not 2/2 anx. NL ECG/Echo. What?

More testing: The next "round" of testing woyld include a 24hour heart monitor to rule out any arrythmia. A Full metabolic workup is necessary to exclude endocrine causes. (Cortisol, sugar, thyroid) A 24 hour urine should be done to rule out carcinoid and pheochromocytoma. Lastly a neurologic evaluation to rule out autonomic dysfunction. ...Read more

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I am 36 years old I had my partial Hysterectomy at 33. I am having hot flashes, clammy skin, fatigue, vaginal dryness, mood swings. Perimenopause?

I am 36 years old I had my partial Hysterectomy at 33. I am having hot flashes, clammy skin, fatigue, vaginal dryness, mood swings. Perimenopause?

Possible: What exactly was removed? Just the uterus and cervix? Was one or both ovaries left? Sometimes even if the ovaries are left the blood supply is compromised somewhat from dividing the blood supply to the uterus. See your provider for blood work to determine if you might be in menopause or premenopause. This would mean blood work. ...Read more

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Did I have an allergic reaction to msg? I take mirapex. 5mg for rls. While eating a chinese meal I became violently ill within a minute - lost all color, sweat profusely, skin cold and clammy, was incoherent, extreme nausea and profound sick feeling, no

Did I have an allergic reaction to msg? I take mirapex. 5mg for rls. While eating a chinese meal I became violently ill within a minute - lost all color, sweat profusely, skin cold and clammy, was incoherent, extreme nausea and profound sick feeling, no

Sounds like MSG: Reaction, also called chinese restaurant syndrome. Results from severe vasodilation of blood vessels as an idiosyncratic/exaggerated response to msg (everybody gets at least a little of that if the dose is high enough, some are very sensitive to even small amounts). I don't think the RLS or the Mirapex (pramipexole) are related, but you could share the story with your doc. Some asian places don't use msg. ...Read more

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I been having really bad headaches on my forehead and top of my head and I get really hot, sweaty. Clammy, nausea moving head, eyes fast almost fall down?

I been having really bad headaches on my forehead and top of my head and I get really hot, sweaty. Clammy, nausea moving head, eyes fast almost fall down?

Lots possible, but: Since you didn't provide us your age we can only advise based on the worst case scenarios for the elderly. Accordingly, please seek emergency care now. ...Read more

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A Cold from 2 weeks ago turned into a productive cough, shortness of breath, night sweats, headache, clammy skin, no fever. Is it bronchitis?

A Cold from 2 weeks ago turned into a productive cough, shortness of breath, night sweats, headache, clammy skin, no fever. Is it bronchitis?

Or pneumonia?: Do you have a cool mist humidifier? Fill it with one bottle of hydrogen peroxide, and two bottles of water. That will give you a 1% aerosolized mist of hydrogen peroxide. The peroxide kills the bugs on contact (virus or bacteria) as you breath in the mist, and breaks down into water and oxygen. You should feel better in a day or two. ...Read more

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Rare Sudden Vertigo Syncope Violent clear bowel movement Rapid hot flashes Clammy skin Familial Neurologist care Possibilities? What to do at onset?

Rare Sudden Vertigo Syncope Violent clear bowel movement Rapid hot flashes Clammy skin Familial Neurologist care Possibilities? What to do at onset?

Acute Vertigo: Acute vertigo may be a form of Meniere's disase. Ask your doctor about taking a carbonic type diuretic such as Diamox (acetazolamide) or methazolamide. ...Read more

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Had abrupt chest pains, sweating, nausea/diarrhea, and shortness of breath. Skin was clammy and heart was beating fast. What could it have been?

Had abrupt chest pains, sweating, nausea/diarrhea, and shortness of breath. Skin was clammy and heart was beating fast. What could it have been?

Were you upset?: Feeling better? If yes, you were emotionally upset. However, if it is not related to your emotions, and it keeps happening to you, go to the nearest emergency room! Good luck to you! ...Read more

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Flu like symptoms, as in fever, 101-ish body aches, clammy skin, cold sweats, headache, zero energy. I have zero cough no runny nose. Can it b flu?

Flu like symptoms, as in fever, 101-ish body aches, clammy skin, cold sweats, headache, zero energy. I have zero cough no runny nose. Can it b flu?

Infection: Sounds miserable! Many different kinds of infections produce these same flu-like symptoms but if there are no respiratory symptoms emerging by now then influenza is unlikely. Look for other possible sites of infection. ...Read more

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CBC. Wbc 17.1, mono, rbc, lymph, slightly elevated. Protein100. No doc, is this AIDS? Sweat clammy cold skin. Trouble urinating, stomach burnin sens

CBC. Wbc 17.1, mono, rbc, lymph, slightly elevated. Protein100. No doc, is this AIDS? Sweat clammy cold skin. Trouble urinating, stomach burnin sens

To ER: Your white count is higher than I like to see. I'm not sure how your total protein was measured. Here it is usually gm/dl. I think some of your symptoms could be anxiety-related, but with such a high white count, it is probably time to seek help at an urgent care or ER, especially if you have no way of measuring your own blood pressure right now. Please go seek help and have your hiv tested as well ...Read more

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I just took my temperature and its 94.7 I just bought the thermometer today and its 94.7 orally Is this really low I feel cold and clammy to the touch?

I just took my temperature and its 94.7 I just bought the thermometer today and its 94.7 orally Is this really low I feel cold and clammy to the touch?

Sepsis, anemia: A multiple factors need to be looked at first.
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. What is your age
Older pts., can have an infection in blood called sepsis that can present with those symptoms, that could have started as asymptomatic UTI.
For a younger female pt. That can be due to heavy menstrual bleeding leading to severe anemia.
It can be a sign of non functioning thyroid gland and or non functioning pituitary gland sepsi ...Read more

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I feel like I'm radiating heat & 15mins later im freezing w/ goosebumps. Right hand was cold & clammy to touch, left felt normal. Good blood & thyroid

I feel like I'm radiating heat & 15mins later im freezing w/ goosebumps. Right hand was cold & clammy to touch, left felt normal. Good blood & thyroid

That one is hard: Sounds persistant and evaluated w/o diagnosis. Consider stress and mood. If not sleeping well, tired, you may be "hyper perceptual" the hypothalamus regulates temperature is affected by rapid changes in glucose. Hypoglycemia has similar symptoms, low probability. If anxiety an snri (norepinephrine affects hypoth.) like Cymbalta (duloxetine) 30mg and tx for sleep if needed may help, b-blocker atenolol? ...Read more

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My 5 year old daughter feels cool to the touch but she's clammy. She has tummy pains. She is 16 months post liver transplant what could b wrong.

My 5 year old daughter feels cool to the touch but she's clammy. She has tummy pains. She is 16 months post liver transplant what could b wrong.

Many things: Check her temperature. If she has a fever call your transplant surgeon. Otherwise watchful waiting. You do not say how long she has been like this. Make sure she takes fluids to prevent dehydration. If any belly pain have her seen. Hope this helps. Best of luck ...Read more

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I feel hot underneath my skin and also feel nauseous. But I am cold to the touch?

I feel hot underneath my skin and also feel nauseous. But I am cold to the touch?

It sounds: A lot like a "Prodrome" (EARLY symptom) of a viral infection. Take your Temperature! Drink plenty of fluids. Eat LIGHTLY (Saltines may help the nausea) Whatever it is it should become obvious in the next day or so!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more