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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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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


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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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What can cause cold chills from the back of the neck to the head?

What can cause cold chills from the back of the neck to the head?

No fever?: If it doesn't repeat or persist, I wouldn't make anything of it. On the other hand, if you have a fever, or it is recurring/persisting, I would consider an infection a possible cause. Otherwise, nothing to fret about. ...Read more

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I keepgetting waves of chills or goosebumps on the right side of my scalp. What would cause this? Neck tension? Anxiety? Pinched nerve? Something bad?

I keepgetting waves of chills or goosebumps on the right side of my scalp. What would cause this? Neck tension? Anxiety? Pinched nerve? Something bad?

Medication effect: I understand your discomfort. Thank you for informing about Anxiety, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Depression, and taking Xanax, (alprazolam) Nadolol, Omeprazole Xanax Anxiety may cause these symptoms. Nadolol and Omeprazole may cause anxiety and depression. See Gastroenterologist for diagnosis and to assess need for Omeprazole. See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Therapy and assessment of Xanax, (alprazolam) Relaxation ...Read more

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Pain on the left side of my throat, chills, runny nose, sore neck, no tonsils. Cause?

Pain on the left side of my throat, chills, runny nose, sore neck, no tonsils. Cause?

Viral vs Strep??: This could be a viral infection or strep throat. Usually strep throat does not have cold like symptoms such as runny nose and congestion but just sore throat. However impossible to tell unless seen and get strep test of throat. ...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.?

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

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Can hyper thyroidism or thyroid meds cause a high bac reading in a blood test?

Can hyper thyroidism or thyroid meds cause a high bac reading in a blood test?

Unclear question: What is a "bac reading"? It may help if you spell out your concern. ...Read more

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When cold, could chills be felt all the way to the base of your neck? (I have neck/back issues, tense. Hurts off & on, mostly sore). curious

When cold, could chills be felt all the way to the base of your neck? (I have neck/back issues, tense. Hurts off & on, mostly sore). curious

Review Medical Hx: Yes, our bodies are composed of a substance called fascia, which explains why symptoms in one area of our body can be referred to a completely different area of our body. Do you have any thyroid or musculoskeletal conditions such as fibromyalgia? Do you have any autoimmune illnesses such as irritable bowel syndrome or Hashimoto's? Have you considered osteopathic manipulative treatment? ...Read more

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I have a fever and chills. Also some neck pain. What do I have?

Is this a quiz?: No one can be sure about a Dx from your info. You knew that, right? Fever (high or moderate?) usually means an infection or inflammatory process. The chills argue for infection. The neck pain may not be connected at all (or may be) Go see a Dr for an exam - maybe lab work. Feel better soon! Best wishes. ...Read more

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I was taking Cyclobenziprine for 3 weeks with bad side effects. I have stopped cold turkey yesterday and I am feeling awfu Cold chills, neck pain. Help?

I was taking Cyclobenziprine for 3 weeks with bad side effects. I have stopped cold turkey yesterday and I am feeling awfu Cold chills, neck pain. Help?

Call your DR: When you stopped the medication, the neck pain may be secondary to muscle spasm from the original injury--if that injury involved the neck. With the limited information available, not knowing what other meds you are on, what other medical conditions you might also have--it is impossible to answer your question more. Please call your health care provider who has all this information ...Read more

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Sometimes when I get really cold I get goosebumps and chills and I have a motor tic in my neck and shoulder? Don't know much about it any help?

Sometimes when I get really cold I get goosebumps and chills and I have a motor tic in my neck and shoulder? Don't know much about it any help?

Tics: Tics are involuntary motor movements. You do not have conscious control over them. Your can a lot of energy trying to supress them for a while, but they will eventually return. Tics may go into remission for a long time. Stress, anxiety and many other factors cill trigger a tic. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Chills (Definition)

Chills = sensation ...Read more