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    What causes severe vomiting along with cold hands and feet?

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Posted on Tue, 8 Aug 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: My GF has been vomiting for the past 10 hours and her skin is VERY cold to the touch. she refuses to let me take her to the ER. how concerned should I be?
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Answered by Dr. Noble Zachariah 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Discussion follows

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Welcome and thanks for your query.
Cold skin is indicative of decreased blood flow to the skin. This may indicate a drop in blood pressure or increase in the vascular tone to divert the blood to more vital areas.
Does she have any abdominal pain? Does she have any other symptoms like fever or loose motions or high colored urine? If there is a chance for pregnancy then it would be better to go to the ER to exclude a tubal pregnancy.

Do get back to me with your input.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Noble Zachariah 4 minutes later
Last time she woke up she was coughing also. Complains of being hot even though its chili.
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Answered by Dr. Noble Zachariah 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Possibility of infection.

Detailed Answer:
It is possible that she has an infection. If you have a thermometer, check the temperature also.
You have not given any information on the queries I raised.
It is better to be examined at the ER or by her doctor.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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