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Posted on Fri, 7 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I feel nauseous, think I'm going to vomit, and having chills- shivering- although the house is 75 degrees and I have on jeans and flannel shirt. What should I do?
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Answered by Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
check your temperature

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

chills and shivering may be caused by a rising temperature (fever). You'd better check your temperature. If your temperature is high and you have nausea and vomiting then you'd better visit your doctor for assessment. In most cases such symptoms are caused by 'simple' infections. In other cases fever and vomiting can be caused by serious disorders like pyelonephritis, cholangitis, etc. Such disorders require prompt treatment.

Other symptoms and clinical examination may help your doctor to find the involved organ.

So in conclusion, it seems that the best action right now is to check your temperature and if it's high to visit your doctor for assessment.

Kind Regards!
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