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I have had the following symptoms for 4-5 days:
Chills, shaking, skin discomfort or sensitivity, vomiting, nausea, fatigue, loss of appetite, no energy
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you sounds like you have a fever is your temp ok
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Could be a number of different things, an infection, fever, cold virus.
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Hi
Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
The symptoms go more in favor of a gastrointestinal infection. You probably had a mild case of food poisoning with your system throwing out all the disagreeable stuff from your stomach. As a result your stomach became empty and since you did not eat enough the acid started adding to the nausea. Food poisoning is associated with diarrhea too at times, but not always.
Take an OTC lactobacillus preparation and yoghurt with your meals. Drink plenty of fluids. Eat light, do not stay hungry but eat simple things like toast, porridge, cereals, crackers etc. Take ORS. Take over the counter antacid and antiemetic (this SOS for vomiting). Watch out for a day or two with this treatment.
If still the symptoms persist, then you may need an antibiotic for the gut and would need to see a doctor. If after the antibiotic course too the symptoms persist, then there is a chance that you have developed either IBS or some food intolerance. In that case you would need to consult a gastroenterologist.
Please go through as advised. In all probability things will settle down. At any time you feel that symptoms are worsening (more than 8-10 loose stools in 24 hrs, vomiting, feeling faint, high fever etc) please go to the ER.
It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!

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