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Posted on Tue, 31 May 2016 in General Health
Question: I have late afternoon and early evening chills, muscle and joint aches, headache which is relieved when I go to bed for 3-4 hours. Happened 2days in a row about 4 weeks ago and this past week it has been happening almost every day.
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Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You need clinical evaluation and investigations to be done.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through the details. The evening chills concern me. You need proper evaluation and investigation to be done and tuberculosis needs to be excluded. I will insist on the following tests:
* Blood for counts and C-Reactive protein (CRP)
* Chest X-Ray - PA view

You also need to visit a doctor and get a clinical evaluation done. I would insist you to take it seriously and not to ignore it.

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