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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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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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Does thyroid cause chills?

Does thyroid  cause chills?

No: No thyroid disorders do not cause chills except for bacterial infection of the thyroid but that is usually comes with severe pain in the thyroid. ...Read more

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Lost a lot of weight, have been tired all the time, have no energy, and get the chills. Could this have anything to do with my thyroid?

Lost a lot of weight, have been tired all the time, have no energy, and get the chills. Could this have anything to do with my thyroid?

Possibly: Losing weight would be consistent with an overactive thyroid, feeling chills would be consistent with an underactive thyroid. The easiest way to know if your thyroid has anything to do with your symptoms is to get a TSH and free T4 level done. ...Read more

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Could my thyroid be what's causing my health problems like fatigue and chills?

Thyroid: Yes, have your doctor check your thyroid levels. Of course thyroid is not the only possibility so your doctor should rule out other factors as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have chills, vomiting and headaches I am on thyroid medicine.?

I have chills, vomiting and headaches I am on thyroid medicine.?

Which medicine?: Do you have grave's disease or hashimoto's? Your symptoms could be anything from an infection, to migraine, to side effects from anti thyroid hormone medication, to thyrotoxicosis. You should contact your doctor to sort out. ...Read more

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Ongoing chills without fever for 3+ years. Come and go without reason. Getting more frequent. On thyroid medication. Labs within normal range. ?

Sorry for your ills: In order to give advice for this complaint, provider would need to know which labs you are speaking of. These symptoms could be from a huge variety of issues. I doubt you are going to find a good answer here. If unhappy with workup and results so far, get a second opinion. Is blood sugar up and down ? ...Read more

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I just started (2days) on low dose of thyroid med having flushing , nervousness, shaking , chills and sweating. Should i continue?

I just started (2days) on low dose of thyroid med having flushing , nervousness, shaking , chills and sweating. Should i continue?

No.: The symptoms sounds like hyperthyroidism. Stop the medication and go back to your physician.He can better determine whether this was from the medication or something else. ...Read more

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Feeling cold and chills with no other symptoms especially when tired. Recent thyroid test normal hist. Pots anxiety GERD and ehlers danlos?

Feeling cold and chills with no other symptoms especially when tired. Recent thyroid test normal  hist. Pots anxiety GERD and ehlers danlos?

Discuss w/ providers: The providers who treat your known conditions should have a 1st shot at this symptom. If they find links to your existing conditions, they can update their treatment plan to address it. Also, your existing anxiety may be the prime suspect. Please consider CBT to learn skills that can help w/ all of your issues by avoiding, reducing and managing stress and anxiety. Call your provider. Best! ...Read more

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My thyroid medicine for hashi bumped from 88 to 112 last week. Second day of new dose I developed leg pain in calf; 5th day high fever and chills, an?

My thyroid medicine for hashi bumped from 88 to 112 last week.  Second day of new dose I developed leg pain in calf; 5th day high fever and chills, an?

Return to doctor: Strange presentation and may not even be related. Most likely not for you have just started the new dose. To soon for any effects. Discuss the symptoms with your doctor sounds like another issue ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more