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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Feel Cold When Tired

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I have headache and cold. Is this tiredness?

I have headache and cold. Is this tiredness?

Confused: I'm confused by your question. If you have a headache and cold you may well also feel tired, though you may not feel tired. Feeling tired can have hundreds of causes, from lack of sleep to anemia, nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, toxin exposures, allergies and acute and chronic infections. ...Read more

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Cold tiredness pain cramping at back of the head and whole body?

Cold tiredness pain cramping at back of the head and whole body?

Sounds like: You are coming down with something. I'd you develop A a fever get an evaluation. If your symptoms worsen you should call your doc too. Otherwise tear symptomatically Hope you feel better ...Read more

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Dizziness tiredness headache, and cold and hot flashes are symptoms of what!?

Dizziness tiredness headache, and cold and hot flashes are symptoms of what!?

Depends on your sex: If you are female, it could be onset of menopause. If you are male, see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is rapid heart beat and extreme tiredness normal with a cold?

Hoping you can tell me, is rapid heart beat and extreme tiredness normal with a cold?

Cold: Different folks respond differently when having a cold. A rapid heart rate and severe fatigue could be seen with a cold. It would be more common with influenza. ...Read more

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Tiredness, thirst, cold sore that only lasted a few days...Any ideas what it could be?

Tiredness, thirst, cold sore that only lasted a few days...Any ideas what it could be?

Viral illness: Sounds like a viral illness of some kind. Would need more specifics in order to diagnose what type of viral illness. ...Read more

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I have been having hot and cold flashes with tiredness, last couple of days sweating. At night tired alot not eating that much?

I have been having hot and cold flashes with tiredness, last couple of days sweating. At night tired alot not eating that much?

Hot cold, sweats: Sore throat? Burning with urination? cough? diarrhea? Would follow up with doc and check for strep throat, flu or urinary tract infection as all can cause subtle fever, sweats without many other classic symptoms. Rarely could be masses, but that is rare. ...Read more

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Can gad cause tiredness, weakness, fatigue and cold chills, body shivers and shakiness? I've been very anxious lately.

Can gad cause tiredness, weakness, fatigue and cold chills, body shivers and shakiness? I've been very anxious lately.

Yes: There are many symptoms.
Always recommend that an individual also obtain a full physical to be sure you are healthy.
There are many ways to help the anxiety including meds, meditation, yoga, relaxation techniques.
Wish you all the best. ...Read more

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Symptoms:tiredness, thirst, I developed a cold sore saturday that scabbed over the next day and is almost gone... Any ideas what it could be?

MANY possible ills: If you had a "cold sore" you probably had a fever. Maybe you had a virus. Your symptoms are not specific for anything. If you feel ill now, see your dr. ...Read more

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Symptoms : tiredness, thirst, I developed a cold sore saturday that scabbed over the next day and is now almost gone...Any ideas on what it could be?

Symptoms : tiredness, thirst, I developed a cold sore saturday that scabbed over the next day and is now almost gone...Any ideas on what it could be?

Viral illness: This sounds like an unspecified viral illness. Typically cold sores come out with viral illnesses (or bacterial), but when the immune system is under stress or compromised. Your thirst could be due to fever, dehydration, or illness or a combination. Cold sores are typically herpes simplex type 1 and 80% of the population has been exposed to those. ...Read more

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Had cold 2 weeks ago and been suffering with sinus pain since and tiredness now started sneezing again and nose stuffy like I'm getting another cold?

Had cold 2 weeks ago and been suffering with sinus pain since and tiredness now started sneezing again and nose stuffy like I'm getting another cold?

Maybe: And general people get a viral sinus or restaurant faction and then a second worsening which is usually bacterial see primary care physician or Healthtap visit ...Read more

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Having frequent attacks of flu and tiredness during this cold weather despite vaccination what are some tips to overcome this?

Having frequent attacks of flu and tiredness during this cold weather despite vaccination what are some tips to overcome this?

? flu: I would be curious if it were really influenza. See attachment for signs. Recurrent fatigue and aching can be symptoms of lots of problems-most commonly thyroid problems, vitamin D deficiencies, fibromyalgia, auto immune diseases, and anemia ...Read more

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Could my tiredness (sleeping a lot) and and loss of appetite be due to iron deficiency. I've been really cold to and everyone else is burning up?

Could my tiredness (sleeping a lot) and and loss of appetite be due to iron deficiency. I've been really cold to and everyone else is burning up?

Fatigue is a non-: Specific symptom that may be caused by iron (Fe) deficiency, but pain is not common. Fatigue & cold intolerance are common signs of hypothyroidism, but not anorexia or pain. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can make you sleepy; Pepto-Bismol has lots of salicylate. If neuro exam, EEG & brain MRI are normal, seek evaluation for systemic disorders; if Fe-deficient, why? Depression can cause many of your symptoms, also. ...Read more

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What besides thyroid can cause light head fluttering in chest hot an cold sweats an excess tiredness? I'm on Med for low tsh.

What besides thyroid can cause light head fluttering in chest hot an cold sweats an excess tiredness? I'm on Med for low tsh.

Check thyroid first: B"sd
If being on a med for "low TSH" means treatment with an antithyroid drug for hyperthyroidism, then the first concern is your thyroid status as this requires frequent monitoring. Thyroid function will change depending on the dose and effectiveness of the medication and the course of the underlying thryoid disease. Challenging even for the best of us endocrine specialists - contact yours! ...Read more

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I've had a very sore throat, hot and cold, tiredness and brown phlegm for 2 days. The phlegm is not being coughed up, but from the back of my throat.

I've had a very sore throat, hot and cold, tiredness and brown phlegm for 2 days. The phlegm is not being coughed up, but from the back of my throat.

What to do:: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Gargle several times a day. ...Read more

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13 yrs ago suffered haemorrhage, needed transfusion suffered from lethargy, tiredness headaches cold intolerance heartburn indigestion flu type aches.

13 yrs ago suffered haemorrhage, needed transfusion suffered from lethargy, tiredness headaches cold intolerance heartburn indigestion flu type aches.

A little unclear: Have you had these symptoms for 13 years since the transfusion or have they just started? Regardless, I would see a doctor for thorough exam and lab tests. ...Read more

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Had a heavy cold last week, no fever or real cough. Worst gone. Now have sore throat, producing brown/red phlegm, slight tiredness, shivers, no cough.

Had a heavy cold last week, no fever or real cough. Worst gone. Now have sore throat, producing brown/red phlegm, slight tiredness, shivers, no cough.

See your doctor: It is common to develop a bacterial infection like pneumonia after a viral respiratory tract infection. (I.e. A cold) This usually occurs shortly after the viral illness begins to improve and requires antibiotics. Symptoms vary but include fever, chills, chest pain, productive cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, tiredness, loss of appetite, etc... You need to have a doctor examine you. ...Read more

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I've had a sore throat for 8 days followed by dry tickly persistent cough, earache. Joint pain tiredness hot sweats followed by feeling cold and shive?

I've had a sore throat for 8 days followed by dry tickly persistent cough, earache. Joint pain tiredness hot sweats followed by feeling cold and shive?

Dr. Can check throat: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease the pain. ...Read more

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I have cold, running nose, sore throat, slight fever, severe body pain, tiredness, fatigue, head ache, sneezing and cough.

I have cold, running nose, sore throat, slight fever, severe body pain, tiredness, fatigue, head ache, sneezing and cough.

Flu?: It could be influenza, but could also be another viral or bacterial infection. If your symptoms are not improving, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why am I really cold when im really tired?

Why am I really cold when im really tired?

Anemia? Thyroid?: Common reasons for being tired include lack of (quality) sleep, anemia, under active thyroid (hypothyroidism), depression, etc. Common reasons for feeling cold include anemia & hypothyroidism. Both of these conditions are easily checked via blood tests. Bottom line: go see your family doc & tell him/her about your concerns. S/he knows you best & can make diagnosis & offer appropriate treatment 4u. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I am cold and tired all the time?

What do you advise if I am cold and tired all the time?

Recommend: Medical evaluation to include thyroid function test. Underlying medical problems / causes should be addressed. Acupuncture can help with this if your physician does not identify causes that can be corrected through a western medical approach. ...Read more

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My temp is 95.1 and been tired and cold. What could cause this?

My temp is 95.1 and been tired and cold. What could cause this?

Many reasons: There are many reasons that trigger a slight fever, the body elated temperature is usually due to infections freon diseases or physical fatigue or sleep deprivation and a likes. . ...Read more

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I've been feeling really cold and tired all the time and my memory is not as sharp?

I've been feeling really cold and tired all the time and my memory is not as sharp?

Cold, tired, memory: This is not normal. Feeling cold when you are dressed up warm is fever, tiredness can be due to stress or a viral infection etc..., memory issues at your age is not normal but fever can cause this as well. Please see your pmd to be checked out. ...Read more

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What can I do when I get a cold that makes me really tired abd the meds and tee do not help?

What can I do when I get a cold that makes me really tired abd the meds and tee do not help?

Cold: Unfortunately viral illnesses that cause cold tend to fatigue us. The best therapy is fluids and rest. Overexertion will only prolong the symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm always getting cold every morning like I felt im getting sick everytime im tired of household work. What is the cause?

I'm always getting cold every morning like I felt im getting sick everytime im tired of household work. What is the cause?

You've got the blahs: While this is not a very scientific or medical term, it can describe what is going on. First you need to have your Doctor exclude treatable causes of feeling cold/fatigue: hypothyroidism, anemia, etc. But many times these type of symptoms indicate depression even though you might not feel obviously sad. You are apathetic, I believe. Counseling and/or drug therapy can help, supervised by your Doc. ...Read more

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Why am I always cold & tired?

Why am I always cold & tired?

Cold: Hard to know until you see a doctor who will take your medical history, what foods you are eating, what meds you are on, etc. You will then be examined and lab tests will be ordered. Once you both know if there is something that needs treating or you need to see a specialist all things should fall into place. ...Read more

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Can low iron make you cold and tired?

Can low iron make you cold and tired?

Indirectly yes: Low iron can cause anemia which can cause fatique. Iron is also important for correct cellular metabolism which could result in feelings of cold and fatique. ...Read more

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Why am I so tired and hungry and cold?

Why am I so tired and hungry and cold?

If this is a chronic: Condition then please see your doctor. There are various possible reasons to include thyroid problems. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your always tired and cold?

What does it mean if your always tired and cold?

Reasons for feeling: Cold: hypothyroidism, anemia (esp. W low iron or vitamin b 12 deficiency), anorexia (fasting or low body weight), chronic illnesses, chronic pain, hypoglycemia, hypothermia (low body temperature), raynaud's disease, being in cold environment, cold intolerance, anxiety or panic, cardiac or nervous system diseases, some meds as well as both viral ; bacterial infections. ...Read more

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I'm feeling tired during a cold. Is that normal?

I'm feeling tired during a cold. Is that normal?

That can happen: Cold symptoms can include nasal congestion, runny nose, coughing, headache, sneezing, sore throat, watery eyes, mild fever, feeling tired & watery eyes. ...Read more