Chills, Fainting: 3 Possible Causes
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What causes chills and fainting? 3 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.


Panic Disorder

Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of a panic attack. You may be having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror with no obvious cause.

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an infectious condition transmitted via tick bite. A "bull's eye" rash at the site of the bite is an early symptom of this disease.

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Toxic Shock Syndrome

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Toxic shock syndrome is a rare but serious condition caused by a bacterial infection. Read more about its causes and symptoms and when to see a doctor.

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