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Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: My father is 88 yrs old . Diabetic and has extremely enlarged prostate. His bp is 158/98, pulse 110, blood sugar 116. He is shaking, feels cold. Hands and feet are cold. Mother states his head and body feel normal in temperature. She is unable to check his temperature.
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Let him dress warm!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

This sounds like low body temperature and not an infection. What are the environment temperature? Temperatures are lower than usual this weekend and requires that we dress warmer. I will suggest that he dresses warm and get covered in his blanket. The temperature will rise and he will certainly feel better. If he doesn't, kindly update me. He could also get a cup of warm coffee or cocoa.

I hope this guides and helps. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if need be.
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