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What are dizziness and chills after recovering from cold suggestive of?

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James

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Posted on Thu, 26 Jul 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: just got over a bad cold had for about 6wks This morning woke up really dizzy, a little shaky, chills no fever



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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 46 minutes later
Brief Answer:
may be getting another viral illness

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

The dizziness and chills may indicate that you may be coming down with another infection but you can monitor over the next few days to see if additional symptoms develop

Some viral infections are mild and last only a few days. The most common viral illnesses involve the respiratory tract (cold/flu ) or the gastrointestinal tract.

If your fluid levels or appetite are still not back to normal then electrolyte abnormalities may contribute to your dizziness.

At this stage ,rest and making sure to use enough fluids would be the main stay of treatment.
As other symptoms occur, these would also be treated as well.

I hope this helps, feel free to ask any other questions
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Michelle Gibson James 9 minutes later
Thank you so much. Will rest and get plenty of fluids.

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Answered by Dr. Michelle Gibson James 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
no problem

Detailed Answer:
I really hope you feel better soon

If additional symptoms develop that you need advise on, can let me know
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