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What Causes Cold 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
What will help with remeron (mirtazapine) withdrawl? On 30mg for 6 months, tapered off. Can't sleep, clammy skin, mild anxiety, feels like I have a cold.
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?
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
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?
I'm 42 and may be experiencing perimenopause symptoms: weight gain, clammy skin/hot flashes, and a significant ⬆️ in migraines. Ideas to help symptoms?
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
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
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
Rare Sudden Vertigo Syncope Violent clear bowel movement Rapid hot flashes Clammy skin Familial Neurologist care Possibilities? What to do at onset?
Would clammy hands and feet be because of my thyroid? My hands and feet also get really cold sometimes. Would this also be thyroid related?
Can be, check w/ Dr.: The thyroid controls the thermoregulation of the body, so often when people have cold hands and feet in the dead of summer, that's a tip off! However, other things must be taken into account as well. You have a history of thyroid cancer, headache, and thyroidectomy. So make sure your thyroid panel is evaluated carefully by your doctor, and levothyroxine is optimized. ...Read more
Very tired, tight chest, clammy hands, palpitations, bloated I have a slight cold but healthy I am only 30 what's wrong?
Started ivabradine 2.5mg and having burning sensation in chest and cold clammy hands and feet & feeling sleepy?
Pt c/o sudden weight loss, "panic attacks, " difficulty breathing, stuffy sinuses, cold clammy hands. History of heavy etoh and htn. Wt s ds?
Really?: Primary hypertension is not common (less than 10%) before age 40. Sudden weight loss is also rare. These two "facts" need to be confirmed before jumping to any conclusions. If leave out these two items, what's left is heavy alcohol, and a list of anxiety symptoms. Alcohol withdrawal tends to cause anxiety symptoms, increased blood pressure, so when did this "pt" have his/her last alcohol drink? ...Read more
Four days after my root canal and wisdom tooth removal, I have cold and clammy hands/feet, feel general fatigue, and have heavy legs. Are they related?
Perfectly normal: Your body is using energy to heal itself, so you may feel more fatigue than usual and this is perfectly normal. You also may expect swelling for 7 days and a fever of 99 degrees F to 100 degrees F. If you do not feel that you are beginning to improve after 7 days call your surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more
74 year old woman with sudden abdominal pain after eating fried chicken. Clammy skin, no fever, possible causes?
Many possibilities: See a doctor. This requires more history, physical exam and possibly labs. Sounds as if you may be quite ill and hope you get help and are better soon. ...Read more