Chills, Fever, Shaking Chills (Rigors) And Weakness (Generalized)

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Any type of bad infection, either from a virus or a bacteria, can cause a fever with chills and make you feel tired and weak. Examples include things like the flu, pneumonia, sepsis, or even TB. If you are an adult, call your doctor for any fever that is very high or that doesn't go away within a couple of days.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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