Chronic fatigue syndrome is a complicated condition characterized by extreme fatigue that does not improve with rest and is unexplained by an underlying medical condition. The actual cause of the chronic fatigue syndrome is still unknown, but it may be associated with viral infections or psychological stress. The characteristic symptoms include sleep that is not refreshing, difficulties with memory, focus, and concentration, and dizziness. Treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome consists of anti-depressants and over-the-counter medications and therapies, including exercise and counseling.
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Query: Hi doctor,I am a 34-year-old female with a weight of 72 kilograms and a height of five feet. I have had a complaint of unexplained debilitating fatigue for fifteen years. During the episodes of fatigue, I feel dizzy and become clumsy. I have difficulty focusing or thinking clearly. I studied ballet,... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the query. Your symptoms point towards chronic fatigue syndrome or chronic pain syndrome. We need to rule out other causes. Since it has been for ten years, you can have a close diagnosis of Sjogren's syndrome. You have a low level of complement ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23-year-old female. I have a positive ANA, chronic fatigue, and lightheadedness. Also, inflammation markers are elevated. I currently take Adderall 20 mg twice a day, and Prozac 40 mg once a day. And I also performed laboratory tests like CBC, LDH, and CMP. Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for writing. I have gone through your query. There seem to be some doubts about the reports, and I would like to know the history in some more detail. As per the history:1. For how long have you been experiencing fatigue? Is it worse during the day or at night? Di... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I get frequently sick with joint and muscle pain and burning legs sometimes feel difficulty walking and climbing stairs. I consulted a physical, he tested ANA and it came back positive but since ESR and CRP are normal he said no need to test further and I am perfectly healthy. But my p... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I would like to ask you a few more queries. Is your sleep pattern normal? Do you have morning fatigue? How long did the viral last? Any hair fall, oral ulcers, dry eyes, or dry mouth? Any recent irritability or forgetfulness? It appears to be chronic fatigue syndrome whi... Read Full »