Easy Fatiguability

People feel tired or fatigue with the use of drugs and alcohol, lack of exercise, jet lag, lack of sleep, poor diet, etc. Health conditions that can cause fatigue are anemia, cancer, liver failure, infection, fever, heart disease, sleep apnea, etc.

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Why do I have brain fog, tiredness and fatigue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a brain fog, tiredness, and fatigue. Kindly guide me.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For your tiredness, you have investigated properly with liver, kidney, and thyroid profiles (attachment removed to protect patient identity). That reports are within range. So, liver, kidney, and thyroid illnesses are ruled out here. Your lymphocytes are slightly hig...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of taking post-exposure prophylaxis?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman 17 hours ago, and I am worried that I may have contracted HIV. I say this because I have learned that the woman I had sex with has multiple sexual partners, and I am anxious she may have HIV. I am not in a position to ask her if she has HIV, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. I understand it is a difficult situation. However, because the PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is time-dependent. So, I suggest the first thing you should do would be to start PEP right away, as it may not be helpful after 72 hours. Also, if t...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing dizziness, mood disorders, and fatigue with pain in the left side of my chest. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am always sleepy, no matter how much I sleep at night. I have weakness and a foggy mood. I am always depressed and do not feel happy. I have pain in my muscle and bone which is unexplainable. I cannot lose weight no matter how much I try. I also experience hair fall and dry skin. I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaiza Hashmi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There could be various reasons, some of which are: Dehydration, iron deficiency, hemoglobin deficiency, decreased levels of thyroid hormones, vitamin D deficiency, use of some medicines, or polycystic ovarian diseases. All the above factors are the culprit to cause...  Read Full »

My seven-month-old baby has a 103°F fever and is drained of energy. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 7-month-old baby with a fever up to 103 degrees Fahrenheit for three days. He tested negative for COVID, flu, and RSV test. His only symptoms are fever and fatigue. What could be the possible causes? The fever goes down with Tylenol. He is very drained of energy. He may play f...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering the very high temperature, I would suggest doing the following test. 1) Complete blood count (CBC). 2) C-reactive protein (CRP) tests. 3) SGPT. 4) PSMP (peripheral smear of malarial parasite). 5) Dengue and dengue virus antigen detection or NS1 test....  Read Full »

Despite a healthy diet and exercise, I gained 15 kg in three months. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a breastfeeding mother of two children. Despite a healthy diet and exercise, I gained 15 kg weight in three months. I have also had a persistent low-grade fever for about a year now. As a result, I do not have the energy and am always tired no matter how much sleep I get. My main conc...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the reports attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Low energy could be due to anemia, thyroid malfunction, rheumatoid arthritis, or gout-like rheumatic diseases. Ultrasound might be requested for liver disorders, which can cause such ...  Read Full »

Why do I feel tired, lack motivation, and concentrate after taking ADD pills?

Query: Hello doctor, I was recently diagnosed with ADD. My psychiatrist prescribed me Concerta 18 mg for a week, then 36 mg for another week, and 54 mg for 16 days. I started to take the pills three days ago but, I am tired, have a lack of motivation and no concentration all day long. I feel no benefits. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your psychiatrist diagnosed you as suffering from the ADD (attention deficit disorder), he started you on Concerta (Methylphenidate). But, it seems like you did not take the medication as prescribed. It is a well-known fact that these medications take some time to ...  Read Full »

I have been feeling sick and tired for the past six weeks. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I keep having these waves of feeling sick and tired with no energy for about six weeks now.  Read Full »

Dr. Murali Rayani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Feeling tired or sick may have lots of causes. More information from you may help in giving a diagnosis.  The causes could be:  The most common cause is anemia. Do a complete blood picture to rule it out. Record your temperature to check for a fever or an infection...  Read Full »

Are my tiredness, body pain, and headache due to being overweight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I am a mother of a 3 year old boy. I have been feeling tiredness, body pain and headache for the last one month. My pre-pregnancy weight was 58 kg. Now I weigh 66 kg. Am I facing these issues due to my weight? Also, I went for a blood test recently. Most of the...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is no significant abnormality present in the reports. All the values are within limits. Diabetes, thyroid problem and anemia can be excluded from these reports. Here are a few poss...  Read Full »

Can I take iron supplements after recovery results in toxicity?

Query: Hello doctor, I began presenting last fall with some chronic fatigue. The initial blood work showed low iron saturation without anemia. I have attached reports of the same. There were other endocrine-related findings as well. In the course of various endocrine-related treatments and corresponding bl...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In my opinion, iron supplementation can be stopped because serum iron, TIBC (total iron binding capacity) and hemoglobin levels are within the range. Fatigue can occur in hypothyroidism, or due to anxiety, lack of sleep, exhaustion, stress or lack of exercise. Repeat...  Read Full »

What is the treatment option for Parkinson's disease other than Levodopa?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel extreme fatigue in the morning. I have tremor and right leg tingling. I am experiencing brain fog, Parkinson like symptoms but I did not feel any improvement with Levodopa. My manganese levels are high. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.  Read Full »

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