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What Causes The Uncontrollable Shaking And Shivering After General Anesthesia
Cold, usually: Often during anesthesia, your body temperature drops. When you are awakened, your body tries to warm it up any way it can, and shivering is one of those ways. Another cause can be different parts of the nervous system waking up at different times; if the parts that control shivering (and there are several) wake up first then you shiver more and harder. Men have this issue more than women. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Different things: Different things, some come on with age, others are like a parkinson's disorder. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia: Symptoms of hypoglycemia are sweats, jitteriness, lightheadedness, confusion, fatigue, hunger. If you've been starving for a long time you begin to develop hair on your body and generally have joint pains, fatigue, heart palpitations, headaches and muscle cramps. Food is fuel and without it the body breaks down fat and muscle for energy. ...Read more
Cold after surgery: Normally surgery rooms are kept quite cold and under anesthesia, as there is no movement in the body + there is exposure for surgery etc, the body temperature drops and patients get cold after the surgery esp in extremities. Most modern operation rooms do have warm air covers over patients to maintain normal body temperature + they also use heated IV fluids and humidified anesthetic gases ...Read more
None : There are none that specifically cause headache and nausea. Some people are more sensitive to the effects of different medications. In general volatile agents (gas) can cause more nausea than intravenous medications. Some people can develop headaches with volatile agents, but others can get headaches with other medications ...Read more
All of them can: Headache and nausea are common side effects of general anesthesia. They are both patient and surgery dependent. For example, young females, non smokers with a history of motion sickness are likely to experience nausea after anesthesia. Surgery on the eye and head often triggers nausea and headache. For coffee drinkers headache may be due to caffeine withdrawal. Speak to your anesthesiologist. ...Read more
Difficulty in breathing, sudden twitching of limbs, internal shaking at night and easily forgot things, what caused all these? What happened?
Hyperventilation: These are classical symptoms of hyperventilation (overbreathing). When you breathe too fast and too deep, you wash out carbon dioxide from your blood and cause alkalosis. Alkalosis pushes calcium into the cells causing temporary hypocalcemia in the blood. This hypocalcemia causes muscle twitching and even sometimes tetany. ...Read more
Funny feeling in hands and arms. Jerking movements and a lot of falling sensations happen often. What is this?
Hard to say: Could be something harmless, or could be more troublesome. I happen to know there are a couple of excellent mayo neurologists in your town. Maybe visit with one of them. Best of health! ...Read more
Vagus nerve issues: Having a bowel movement activates the vagus nerve and overstimulation of that nerve can cause weakness and nausea. See http://www.brainprotips.com/vagus-nerve-symptoms/ and http://drsircus.com/general/function-vagus-nerve/ for details. Conventional medicine does not really address this, but acupuncture, homeopathy and a treatment called neural therapy may help address this. ...Read more
What is this? Sudden unconsciousness with convulsions, loss of breath, and loss of vision after awakening only when I am very exhausted and relaxed.
Medical evaluation: Convulsions or seizures are a concerning problem and need to be evaluated by a physician. This is especially important if the shortness of breath and loss of vision do not get better very quickly. An evaluation by a neurologist can help you sort out the reason for the seizures although sometimes there is not a clear reason for developing seizures. ...Read more
Pregnancy?: Swollen stomach can be due to pregnancy which could lead to vomiting (morning sickness). Without adequate hydration & nutrition, you could also feel general body weakness. Of course, anemia from pregnancy could also do this. Best to check w/your doctor. If you're pregnant, there are many other causes for your symptoms which must be evaluated by your doctor so you still have to go see her/him. ...Read more
What causes a violent reaction to MRI Glucagon contrast? Lose all color. Shaking. Vomiting. Horrible cramps. Rapid heart rate. Sweating.
Blood sugar: Glucagon is a hormone that raises your blood sugar (among other effects) and sometimes causes nausea and vomiting. It's possible after the blood sugar rises for the body's response to lower blood sugar too far, and symptoms of low blood sugar can develop (hypoglycemia). Treatment for low blood sugar is to eat carbs. See http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/radiology/Glucagon.pdf ...Read more
Seizure Disorder?: You didn't mention the child's age, sex, type of shaking or jerking, duration, status of consciousness, color change, frothing in mouth, urinary incontinence etc. The child needs full medical evaluation; if epilepsy is a probability, eeg to be done and a pediatric neurology referral is needed. Contact your child's pediatrician. ...Read more
What would cause a person to wake with internal jitters. Feels like brain, eyes and abdomen are involved. Goes away shortly after waking.
Jitters: I'm not sure what you mean by "internal jitters". Given the specific timing and transience of your symptoms, I suspect psychological basis such as an anxiety disorder. Please discuss with your doctor for a full physical and possible referral to a mental health professional for further evaluation. ...Read more
What causes persistent weakness almost to the point of fainting after waking up or physical activity like walking?
Many, Many: possible causes. This will actually require a one on one evaluation. Need full medical history, physical examination & possible blood work. Take care. ...Read more
Can nerve irritation cause one to feel shaky?(upper body tremor noticeable with teeth and hands). Comes and goes in daytime an hr after awakening.
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