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Feeling feverish, shivering hands, stressed neck. Taking medication for anxiety neurosis. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:oh hello Dr. XXXXXXX .
User:i feel having fever most of d tym..
User:and from past two hands shiver..and i could not know while they are monther points out that why your hands are shivering..
User:also...i think i have cervical my neck portion is very much stressed and stretched..
User:it aches my head a lot..
User:got medicated for anxiety neurosis..around 4-5 months back..
User:bt my brain was felt as numbed while having i stopped consulting d doctor..
User:what to do..
User:i have to have PCM with me all d tym...
Doctor:You have reported multiple symptoms. I will need some elaboration to understand the relation.
User:d doctr to whom i consulted..said that the symptoms are of anxiety
Doctor:You mentioned you have fever on most occasion - can you clarify what this means.
User:i do have all the reported symptoms..
User:my body temperature is above normal...according to me...
User:but as i do not have thermometer with i do not know the exact measure..
Doctor:Since when have you noticed high body temperature?
User:it is high right now..
User:and i feel it occurs when i am stressed..or i am in AC
Doctor:Are these symptoms continuous or intermittent in nature.
User:whenever my mind is not relaxed...i find myself ill
User:these are continuous..
User:i try to keep myself happy as d last doctor...& almost every doctor suggests..but i can not be happy all d tym..
Doctor:I am sure you did not mean that the symptoms is only for today; therefore may I know since how many weeks/months/years the increased body temperature was felt?
User:since years...
User:people calls me defected piece as I always have one or the another thing...
User:and if there is nothing..there will be fever...
Doctor:Now about shivering - when does it occur?
User:i did not know how did that came from...
Doctor:Do you shiver at rest or when you try to pick something or when you stretch your hand?
User:it happened day before yesterday
User:and while i was resting on my bed with my eyes closed
Doctor:You mean it was noticed day before yesterday right?
User:my mother asked me the reason for it..and I did not know that
User:and yesterday too...i noticed the same..while having dinner
Doctor:Does it shiver when you put your hand outstretched?
Doctor:Does it shiver when you try to pick a glass?
User:i was at my ease..
User:first..when i was trying to sleep..and second time when i was having dinner
Doctor:Is the shivering only seen in your hands/fingers?
Doctor:*I mean was it only your fingers that shiver?
Doctor:Can you explain the neck pain - is it present continuously or intermittent?
User:its intermittent..
User:the neck portion aches...
Doctor:Can you grade the intensity of pain in a scale of 1-10 (1 - the most mild pain and 10 - the most severe pain you have ever had)?
User:and its like stretched or strained
User:as it causes severe headache
Doctor:Does the pain radiate down to your hands?
User:i also feel dizziness..and d feeling of getting faint..but never did
Doctor:Do you feel weakness/numbness/pin and needle sensation of hands? hands also pain...and to that extent that i could not move them
User:yes...they sometimes get numbed
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:How is your appetite?
Doctor:*age and gender?
User:gng to be 25 soon..
User:appetite is normal..
Doctor:And your current weight and height?
Doctor:Have you lost or put on weight recently?
User:height is around 5 feet and half a inch
User:weight is 52kg
User:i had put on..
User:i was 48
Doctor:* I apologize for asking so many questions; but these details help me understand your symptoms better.
User:and it seems i must be 1-2kg above 52 since i weighed myself
Doctor:May I know if your periods are regular?
User:its ok..
Doctor:Do you sweat a lot?
User:recently some irregularities were noticed..
User:no i do not..
Doctor:What medications were suggested to you?
User:there were just 4-5 days delay..that never happened...
User:so i just waited..did not have medications
Doctor:Do you suffer from diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid problems?
Doctor:May I know what medications was given for anxiety? I would like you to name them if you remember it?
User:i did not made a check for diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid problems
User:and sorry but d doctor gave medicines without d wrapper and keeps d prescription with him
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Symptoms of anxiety, shivering, increased body temperature are seen in an overactive thyroid condition.
User:what can be the reason...
Doctor:It is possible that you could have this hyperthyroid/overactive thyroid condition.
Doctor:It needs to be checked and treated accordingly.
User:and do i need to make a thyroid checkup with a doctor or are there any precautions?
User:ok...for the time being can you suggest something...
Doctor:Hyperthyroidism occur due to unknown factors. Studies relate them to genetic, nutritional, autoimmune and abnormal growth conditions.
Doctor:Therefore I would urge you to get this checked.
User:ok...thanks a lot..
Doctor:You could do a simple blood test known as thyroid profile - Serum T3, Serum T4 and TSH check you.
User:anything else you would like to say..
Doctor:This test will rule out the condition.
Doctor:If thyroid problem is excluded, then the next possible cause could be (as your doctor suggested) anxiety.
Doctor:The cervical pain may not be related and can be dealt independently by an orthopedician.
Doctor:You may need X-ray and few test to isolate the cause.
User:i consulted so many doctors..for various problems, almost everyone said that you are having a lot much stress on your brain..think lesser
Doctor:Yes, physical and mental stress have lot of influence on the brain which in turn cause plenty of symptoms.
Doctor:However I would consider this as a possibility only when I exclude thyroid disorder first.
Doctor:If your thyroid profile test shows abnormal results, that need to be corrected.
Doctor:You can plan this simple test at your convenience.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:no..not right now..if i do..i will consult again :)
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:bye doctor..thankyou..
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