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483 Possible Causes for Chills, Mental Lethargy

  • Common Cold

    Delayed effects of chilling A delayed effect of chilling on the incidence of colds and symptoms was observed in the 4/5 days following the chill procedure.[fampra.oxfordjournals.org] Furthermore, cold symptoms can also give rise to mental lethargy, making team interaction, communication, judgement and decision-making difficult.[skybrary.aero] Weight loss, delayed healing of wounds, taste abnormalities, and mental lethargy can also occur [ 5, 8, 29-33 ].[ods.od.nih.gov]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    […] renal failure who was admitted to the urology clinic of a university hospital in Kirsehir, Turkey, with the complaints of urinary tract infection (UTI) including fever, chills[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Such signs or symptoms may include fever, rigors, altered mental status, malaise, lethargy with no other identified cause, flank pain, acute haematuria, or pelvic discomfort[doi.org] […] need to urinate more often than usual A feeling of urgency when you urinate Blood or mucus in the urine Cramps or pain in the lower abdomen Pain during sexual intercourse Chills[americanpregnancy.org]

  • Urinary Tract Disease

    Tract Infection in Men may include: Painful or difficult urination (dysuria) Changes in urinary frequency Changes in consistency, smell, or color of the urine Fever and chills[dovemed.com] , change in mental status Pregnant women are at increased risk for an UTI.[medicinenet.com] […] symptoms that may be associated with a urinary tract infection include: Pain during sex Penis pain Flank (side of the body) pain Fatigue Fever (temperature above 100oF) Chills[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Sepsis

    CASE SUMMARY: A 55-year-old woman underwent surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis and developed high fever (39.5 C) after surgery, accompanied by chills and fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] be preceded by lethargy, headache and minor changes in consciousness.[symptoma.com] Chills are subjective—a patient feels chills but it cannot be observed by a health-care provider,” Dr. Dellinger says.[rd.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    […] chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure visited the Kariya Toyota General Hospital, Aichi, Japan with the chief complaint of fever accompanied by chills[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] INDICATIONS FOR ICU ADMISSION* Severe dyspnea that responds inadequately to initial emergency therapy Changes in mental status (confusion, lethargy, coma) Persistent or worsening[atsjournals.org] […] pain or severed chest tightness) Some trouble with daily activities Trouble concentrating No appetite Feeling very tense or restless Sore throat and runny nose Fever and chills[intermountainhealthcare.org]

  • Pyelonephritis

    A multivariate analysis with the age, chills, platelet count and urine nitrite test results revealed that older age, positive urinary nitrite test results and chills tended[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other possible signs and symptoms include: Dyspnea, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath Nausea and vomiting Lethargy Evidence of kidney dysfunction on blood tests[study.com] Signs and symptoms include fever, chills, flank pain, painful and frequent urination, cloudy or bloody urine, and confusion Inflammation of the kidney and its pelvis due to[icd9data.com]

  • Cystitis

    Pain or tenderness in the lower back, fever, chills, nausea or vomiting, and a general feeling of being sick suggest a kidney infection.[optionsforsexualhealth.org] Elderly people may have a change in mental state accompanied by fever, poor appetite and lethargy.[healthcentral.com] Radiologic studies are not routinely obtained in the case of cystitis, however, if there are signs of a kidney infection (pyelonephritis) such as flank pain, fevers /chills[medicinenet.com]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    Signs and symptoms at presentation were similar between the two groups except a higher proportion of patients with chills in the sitafloxacin group (68.4% vs. 29.4%, p 0.019[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Particularly infants or neonates who cannot yet express themselves verbally may evince anorexia, lethargy, fever and vomiting.[symptoma.com] Common signs and symptoms include acute-onset fever, chills, severe back or flank pain, nausea and vomiting, and costovertebral angle tenderness.[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Many of the clinical signs associated with canine hypothyroidism are directly related to slowing of cellular metabolism, which results in development of mental dullness, lethargy[web.archive.org] In young cats with congenital or juvenile-onset hypothyroidism, the clinical signs are more obvious and include disproportionate dwarfism, severe lethargy, mental dullness[merckmanuals.com] It is preceded by gradual or sudden onset of mental sluggishness, drowsiness, and lethargy.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Scarlet Fever

    Other symptoms include: Abdominal pain Bright red color in the creases of the underarm and groin Chills Fever General discomfort (malaise) Headache Muscle aches Sore throat[nlm.nih.gov] […] seizures, or oral replenishment with excessive water or salt, as well as measurement of bedside glucose levels in very young infants and in any age child with associated lethargy[emedicine.medscape.com] […] diseased - see also Syndrome Fothergill's scarlatina anginosa A38.9 Febris, febrile - see also Fever rubra A38.9 Fever (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills[icd10data.com]

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