Fatigue syndrome is a condition that presents with extreme fatigue that does not resolve even after taking a rest. It does not occur due to any other medical conditions. It can last for more than six months and becomes worse with physical activity. The common symptoms are fatigue, headache, sore throat, difficulty concentrating, memory problems, disturbed sleep, and extreme exhaustion after physical activity. It is treated by taking pain-relieving medications, and in severe cases, they are advised to consult a pain specialist.
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Do Vitamin B12 injections help fatigue?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome. I am taking 0.11 oz of Valtrex a day, which increased from 0.07 oz for four months. Until a month ago, my CFS seemed to be improved. Then last month, I had a major setback with the return of symptoms beyond fatigue, such as heart palpit... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: Hemoglobin levels are good and should not be causing any of these symptoms. It appears to be more related to medication adverse effects. Vitamin B12 levels are high and injectable B12 will only increase it. Improvem... Read Full »
Are my weakness and confusion due to low sugar or stroke?
Query: Hello doctor,I am suddenly feeling faint, weak, shaking, confused, and as if moving in slow motion. It has been going on for nearly 24 hours. Is this low blood sugar or stroke? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This could be a sign of: Dehydration. Urinary tract infection. Excessive fatigue. Alcohol. Marijuana and other substances intoxication or withdrawal. Postictal state (seizure). Electrolyte disturbances. Others would also include infection of the central nervous syst... Read Full »
Having thyroid, i am not able to reduce weight. Can you suggest any medicines?
Query: Hi doctor, My wife had three cesarean deliveries. She is not able to reduce weight despite all her efforts. Her thyroid profile T3 is 3.05 mIU/mL, T4 is 0.83 mIU/mL, and TSH is 5.339 mIU/mL. Please suggest whether any medication is required or not for thyroid. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. The available values show that her thyroid function test is within normal limits but slightly on the lower side. No medication is required in regard to the thyroid, as she does not have any symptoms related to ... Read Full »
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 »
I have general weakness with sudden weight loss. What is the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I have frequent fatigue with recent weight loss. In the past one year, I have been facing quite a few health issues. It all started late last year when I first experienced frequent chest pain, followed by an episode of sinus tachycardia. My 2D echo, stress test, troponin-I (1.5 ng/L) a... Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. I have checked all the reports you attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and all are within the normal range except a hiatus hernia and GERD II, but you should not worry, as you can improve with the medications. From wh... Read Full »
I have a low functioning thyroid which my doctor is unable to regulate. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have been searching for answers for over three years. The past two years, my quality of life on a scale of 1 to 10, has been a 2. I am grasping at anything to find the answers. My doctors have not helped. I was diagnosed 15 years ago with fibro/CFIDS, and very low thyroid, which they... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. I will try to address each point one by one. You have been labeled as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It is a diagram of exclusion, and there are no effective meds except sometimes treatment with antivirals have been seen effective. Howeve... Read Full »
Why do I have a mild fever and body ache, even after 20 days of being diagnosed with jaundice?
Query: Hi doctor, I began having a low-grade fever twenty days back, and I was diagnosed with dengue. My treatment was Paracetamol 500 mg, papaya leaf extract tablets, and fluids. My main concern is that I still have a low-grade fever today with back aches, headache near temples, ringing in my ears, tire... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, it is nothing serious. It is probably a post dengue syndrome. This is nearly present in 25 % patients after dengue. This is some weakness, fatigue, and other symptoms, which usually follows a viral infection and resolves with time. Also, tests ar... Read Full »
Can you suggest treatment for chronic fatigue?
Query: Hello doctor, I have chronic fatigue for the last few weeks. I underwent blood tests and have been taking Iron and Vitamin D supplements for a week now. But, I do not see any improvement. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). At present, there is no cure for CFS. The treatment focuses on symptom relief. It affects people in many different ways. So, the treatment is individualized. What works for you may not be helpful for others. It requires a clos... 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 »
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 »