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Feeling cold

Feeling cold is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of feeling cold are common cold, peripheral arterial disease, and hypothyroidism. Other possible causes, such as anemia, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with feeling cold, 48% report having abnormal involuntary movements, 48% report having loss of sensation, and 44% report having fatigue.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with feeling cold often receive hematologic tests, complete blood count, urinalysis, glucose measurement, electrocardiogram, kidney function tests, intravenous fluid replacement and electrolytes panel .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with feeling cold include bivalirudin, ephedrine / phenobarbital / theophylline, tetrahydrocannabinol (marinol), cefepime, sulfasalazine, acetazolamide (diamox), amantadine, etanercept (enbrel), hydrocodone / ibuprofen, etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol unidentified, mesalamine (asacol), tamoxifen and codeine / promethazine .

Bivalirudin

Tetrahydrocannabinol (Marinol)
$595
(28 days)
Cefepime
$350
(7 days)
Sulfasalazine
$20
(28 days)
Acetazolamide (Diamox)
$51
(28 days)
Amantadine
$28
(28 days)
Etanercept (Enbrel)
$1760
(28 days)
Mesalamine (Asacol)
$300
(28 days)
Tamoxifen
$17
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for feeling cold include age 75+ years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get feeling cold.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
1.0x
5-14 years
0.3x
15-29 years
0.8x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
1.4x
75+ years
1.9x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.4x
Hispanic
0.3x
White
1.1x
Other
0.7x
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