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What can be done for excessive shaking and shivering.

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What can be done for excessive shaking and shivering. Patient says very cold. Has had vomiting and painful abdomen alll night. Shivering just started
JA: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?
Customer: It,at just be starting. Forehead not real hot.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Has a catheter, but no high blood pressure.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.

Excessive shaking, shivering, painful abdomen, feeling very cold, vomiting; all indicate abdominal infection. Intestinal infection, gall bladder inflammation can be the causative. Blood work and an ultrasound should be done to ascertain the cause. You may consider taking Tylenol, Dramamine (for vomiting) and PeptoBismol, meanwhile.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 months ago.

These symptoms are considered significant and need an early evaluation by a doctor.

Occasionally serious medical conditions like pancreatitis or enteric perforations can be causative which need immediate intervention.

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