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36 yo, severe pulsating headache on top/bck of head accompanied by uncontrollable shaking as if cold. Ceased after vomiting. Should I be concerned?

36 yo, severe pulsating headache on top/bck of head accompanied by uncontrollable shaking as if cold. Ceased after vomiting. Should I be concerned?

GO IMMEDIATELY TO ER: You have alarming symptoms. PULSATING HEADACHE, CHILLS AND VOMITING
Any history of ;headaches, trauma, systemic disease, Pregnancy,? New symptoms such as a fever, weakness, vision loss, double vision, or confusion?
Are you taking medications?
It can be any where from life threatening condition, such as meningitis, brain infection, aneurysm, bleeding, mass, etc. Of course it can be migraine, etc. ...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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My husband just woke up coughing and then the uncontrollable shaking began and now he is vomiting no fever, no chills, has COPD, is 48?

My husband just woke up coughing and then the uncontrollable shaking began and now he is vomiting no fever, no chills, has COPD, is 48?

SEE MD NOW: Can't tell here, but with COPD he is at increased risk for pneumonia, as well as other problems; vomiting and uncontrollable shaking is worrisome sign; may be viral or bacterial infection. SEE MD NOW ...Read more

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My body goes into uncontrollable shakes? Legs and shoulders and arms shaking rapidly, heart beats fast. Tasted vomit once. Bornwith blood clot onbrain

My body goes into uncontrollable shakes? Legs and shoulders and arms shaking rapidly, heart beats fast. Tasted vomit once. Bornwith blood clot onbrain

Get seen: This needs to be evaluated as a likely seizure disorder by a specialist, based on what you describe. Brodsky the outlook for these problems is much better than in the past. ...Read more

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I purge to vomit but I end up shaking?

I purge to vomit but I end up shaking?

5 signs to watch for: You may have an eating disorder if you answer yes to two or more of the following: 1) do you force yourself to vomit because you're uncomfortably full? 2) do you worry that you've lost control over how much you eat? 3) have you lost >14 lbs in a 3 month period? 4) do you believe you're fat when others think you are too thin? 5) does thinking about food dominate your life? (from aarp magazine). ...Read more

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Coming off Cymbalta (duloxetine). Uncontrolled shaking followed by vomiting. Is this normal?

Coming off Cymbalta (duloxetine). Uncontrolled shaking followed by vomiting. Is this normal?

SNRIs: Stopping antidepressants or antianxiety drugs could cause symptoms like this. Please call and let your doctor know you are not feeling well. A less abrupt change in medication may be in order. ...Read more

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Hello! I have a fever, I have vomit, shaking, and I always want to drink. Please tell me how can I stop it?

Hello! I have a fever, I have vomit, shaking, and I always want to drink. Please tell me how can I stop it?

See a doctor: The only way this can be diagnosed and treated appropriately is to be seen by a clinician, a full history obtained, physical exam and perhaps some testing performed. Cannot be done over the internet. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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I used Dulera 200/5ug 120 dose INH for the first time today. I have the symptoms vomiting, dizziness, shaking, I am very cold.

I used Dulera 200/5ug 120 dose INH for the first time today. I have the symptoms vomiting, dizziness, shaking, I am very cold.

Mgt.: These symptoms may be related to an infection or medication reaction. Please see acute care, keep well hydrated with clear liquids and monitor your temperature. ...Read more

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My 6 year old woke up shaking and feeling like she is going to vomit no fever?

My 6 year old woke up shaking and feeling like she is going to vomit no fever?

Vomiting: Vomiting can be non-specific symptoms of whether viral infection, like stomach virus, but it could be a sign of pneumonia, other blood infections. Just watch it and do small amounts of fluids. ...Read more

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I have had 3 episodes of shaking uncontrollably followed by a migraine and sometimes vomiting, and fatigue?

Get checked: For hypoglycemia and anemia for starteers. I suggest a comprehensive physical exam with metabolic profile and thyroid function studies, urine analysis and fasting blood sugar/HgbA1c ...Read more

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3 drinks last night, no recollection of anything that happened (no, not rufied). Awful headache, sensitivity to light, shaking, vomiting, chills.??

3 drinks last night, no recollection of anything that happened (no, not rufied). Awful headache, sensitivity to light, shaking, vomiting, chills.??

Coincidence or...: While your symptoms today could be due to a bad hangover, 3 drinks aren't likely to cause this unless you're unusually sensitive or allergic to alcohol (or unless someone did somehow slip you some drug).
While this wouldn't explain why you can't remember everything, you might have a flu-like illness or food poisoning explaining how you feel today.
In either case, homeopathic Nux vomica 30c may help. ...Read more

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I've been vomiting since yesterday evening and having moments of feeling very cold and shaking. Very tired and terrible headache. Not been able to eat?

I've been vomiting since yesterday evening and having moments of feeling very cold and shaking. Very tired and terrible headache. Not been able to eat?

Be examined: It sounds like you are miserable. This could be attributed to many diagnoses. The main thing is to be checked and sort it out. All the best. ...Read more

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My daughters boyfriend woke up suddenly vomiting. Now he is dry heaving, shaking really bad with sweating alot. He says he has no other symptoms.?

My daughters boyfriend woke up suddenly vomiting. Now he is dry heaving, shaking really bad with sweating alot. He says he has no other symptoms.?

Seek medical help: Sudden vomiting such as what you are describing could be related to many causes such as food poisoning, a viral illness, ulcer etc. Additionally he sounds like is quite dehydrated. He should see his doctor ASAP or go to the ER. ...Read more

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My husband is feeling a knot in his stomach. No nause or vomiting. He is shaking and it hurts him to walk or move around. He cannot lay down comfortab?

My husband is feeling a knot in his stomach. No nause or vomiting. He is shaking and it hurts him to walk or move around. He cannot lay down comfortab?

Acute abdomen: Needs evaluation, his symptoms are what called acute abdomen, could be an acute ulcer, or gall bladder stone or infection, again depends where the pain is, if worsens seek med. Attention ...Read more

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My daughter started having problems sleeping at about 20 months. She started waking up once a week screaming & shaking & would sometimes even vomit. It is now happening almost daily what causes this.

My daughter started having problems sleeping at about 20 months. She started waking up once a week screaming & shaking & would sometimes even vomit. It is now happening almost daily what causes this.

Terror vs nightmare: Night wakings of this nature are generally due to one of two issues. If a kid wakes up crying or seems to be struggling & whimpering & wakens immediately to light touch, they are having a nightmare. If they don't wake with light touch, but continue to struggle it is a night terror. This is a deep sleep issue common to kids with sleep deficits. Increasing nap/sleep periods over time can resolve it. ...Read more

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What could be causing shaking, muscle spasms, severe vomiting, and sometimes hallucinations?

What could be causing shaking, muscle spasms, severe vomiting, and sometimes hallucinations?

Go to the emergency: Withdrawal is a concern. Any other medications, alcohol or street drugs recently stopped abruptly? Abrupt discontinuation of high alcohol intake or meds like Valium, Xanax (alprazolam) can cause life threatening withdrawal which needs to be quickly treated by a physician. ...Read more

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Why do people with kidney failure start shaking and having a fever & vomiting all of a sudden?

Why do people with kidney failure start shaking and having a fever & vomiting all of a sudden?

Renal failure: The shaking can be due to infection - failing kidneys make you more susceptible to infection. It can also be due to your blood salts being abnormal. This weblink is a good one to find out about the symptoms of renal failure: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/168915-kidney-disease-symptoms-pains/. Reading this should give you a better understanding of what happens when kidneys fail. ...Read more

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While vomiting my nose started pouring blood & wouldn't stop. I began shaking rapidly & felt "confused". I'm very cold & still nauseas. What do I do?

While vomiting my nose started pouring blood & wouldn't stop. I began shaking rapidly & felt "confused". I'm very cold & still nauseas. What do I do?

Go to emergency room: The nasal bleeding could be from high blood pressure but continued bleeding needs er intervention to prevent hypovolemia and rule out other serious causes of epistaxis. More over the vomiting and shaking can have multiple causes including drug withdrawal and infections. ...Read more

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When I'm on my periods I have severe pain, I vomit 3-4 times/day, I'm shaking and I faint. Doctors give me injections for pain. Is this normal? I'm 17 y.o

When I'm on my periods I have severe pain, I vomit 3-4 times/day, I'm shaking and I faint. Doctors give me injections for pain. Is this normal? I'm 17 y.o

Not normal: The symptoms that you are describing are not normal in the sense that most women do not experience symptoms this bad. You may want to try birth control pills. ...Read more

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Since I've had pots, I spend all day sweating, shaking and often vomiting when I'm not on benzodiazepines or passionflower. Psych approaches or distraction haven't helped, can't take ssris. Solutions?

Since I've had pots, I spend all day sweating, shaking and often vomiting when I'm not on benzodiazepines or passionflower. Psych approaches or distraction haven't helped, can't take ssris. Solutions?

Followup.: Benzodiazepines are not an effective treatment for any chronic disease. It's also not a treatment for pots. Your symptoms could be from benzodiazepine withdrawal. Make sure to eat/drink (when not nauseous). Ultimately, sounds like you need close followup as your question doesn't have an easy answer based on the info. ...Read more

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My dad says kidneys r in severe pain can't walk n can't talk, body shaking n now vomiting, wats wrong?

My dad says kidneys r in severe pain can't walk n can't talk, body shaking n now vomiting, wats wrong?

GO TO ER ASAP.: Can't tell here; could be lots of things, some very serious. Needs immediate evaluation. Needs er now. Got 911? Use it. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more