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494 Possible Causes for Chills, Rib Fracture

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Chills iStock/George Clerk Patients with pneumonia often report teeth-chattering chills that cannot be remedied.[rd.com] Rib fracture may be seen following an episode of severe coughing, such as that associated with whooping cough.[emedicine.medscape.com] Chills Chills are uncommon with a cold. 60% of people who have the flu experience chills. No chills. Tiredness Tiredness is fairly mild with a cold.[fauquierent.net]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    Systemic Sometimes there can be a slight fever and chills, as in flu like symptoms.[symptoma.com] fractures from severe coughing. 14 Although pertussis is more common in children, the incidence in adolescents, adults, and older adults has risen dramatically over the past[journals.lww.com] Symptoms of acute bronchitis include a hacking cough and fever/chills.[catstcmnotes.com]

  • Accidental Hypothermia

    The rapid and complete recovery experienced in the case presented is not surprising since the patient's premorbid condition was good, chilling had been rapid, metabolic exhaustion[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fractures and the presence of intraperitoneal fluid.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tourniquets are applied to the limb to inhibit circulation and avoid general chilling of the patient. The limb is chilled for 3 to 5 hours before amputation.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Yes Shaking chills or heavy sweating No Shaking chills or heavy sweating Is your diabetes getting out of control because you are sick?[northshore.org] Rib fracture may be seen following an episode of severe coughing, such as that associated with whooping cough.[emedicine.medscape.com] However, influenza tends to cause symptoms and complaints that involve the entire body, including fever , chills, muscle aches and pains, and general malaise or feeling poorly[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Adrenal Hemorrhage

    He denied fevers, chills, night sweats, recent infections and trauma. Other than aspirin 81 mg daily, he was not taking anticoagulants or anti-platelet agents.[digitalrepository.unm.edu] He received an extensive work-up to exclude acute coronary syndrome, pulmonary embolism, pancreatitis, cholecystitis, and rib fracture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He denied having had fever, chills, hematuria, or dysuria. History. In the last 2 years, he had had multiple emergency department visits for episodic abdominal pain.[consultant360.com]

  • Septic Shock

    It can impact any part of the body and some symptoms may include: High or very low temperatures Chills Rapid heart rate Shortness of breath Cool, pale extremities Restlessness[hospitals.jefferson.edu] He received an extensive work-up to exclude acute coronary syndrome, pulmonary embolism, pancreatitis, cholecystitis, and rib fracture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Soon after, he developed fever, chills and a rash around the tattoo, according to a report in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).[thesun.co.uk]

  • Meningococcemia

    The clinical picture was typically intermittent fever with chills, skin eruptions, maculopapules (often hemorrhagic) and arthritis/arthralgia in a person in good general condition[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fracture 978 Pregnancy Trauma 984 Procedural Sedation 990 Pseudotumor Cerebri 996 Psychosis Acute 1002 Seizure Adult 1004 Sepsis 1010 Shock 1016 Sickle Cell Disease 1022[books.google.com] A doctor should always suspect meningococcemia when he or she finds an acutely ill patient with fever, chills, and petechiae.[healthofchildren.com]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Manifestation is as follows: Body temperature 38 C, often 40 C, diaphoresis, no chills Motor symptoms comprising bradykinesia and tremor besides generalized rigidity Shuffling[symptoma.com] He's admitted to the trauma unit, where a stat chest X-ray shows evidence of a small left-sided lung contusion but no evidence of rib fractures, pneumothorax, or hemothorax[journals.lww.com] Symptoms associated with a fever include feeling abnormally hot or cold, shivering or shaking (called rigors or chills), sweating and feeling tired and generally unwell.[mydr.com.au]

  • Subphrenic Abscess

    […] cough, increased respiratory rate with shallow respiration, diminished or absent breath sounds, hiccups, dullness in percussion, tenderness over the 8th–11th ribs, fever, chills[en.wikipedia.org] The patient is unconscious and a trauma survey is remarkable for fractures of the 8th, 9th, and 10th ribs on the left side.[medbullets.com] Both non-specific symptoms like fever, chills and anorexia as well as signs that indicate an abdominal lesion with respiratory compromise may be presented.[symptoma.com]

  • Klebsiella Pneumoniae

    Bloodstream infections (bacteremia and sepsis ) from Klebsiella cause fever, chills, rash, light-headedness, and altered mental states.[everydayhealth.com] He had many rib fractures on the left side, a broken clavicle, and severe lung contusions. At admission, he underwent intubation and was sedated.[academic.oup.com] Typical symptoms might include fever, chills, cough, and chest pain. Often the cough is productive and blood tinged, and described as currant jelly sputum.[patientslikeme.com]

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