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Fatigued Muscle

Fatigue in muscles causes a decrease in the ability of muscle functioning. Addison's disease, anemia, botulism, cerebral palsy, chemotherapy, dehydration, depression, fibromyalgia, etc., are the causes of muscle fatigue. This leads to soreness, muscle twitching, muscle cramps, etc.

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I am experiencing fatigue and joint aches post COVID-19. Why?

Query: Hello, I am a 35-year-old woman who had COVID-19 about two years ago. Since then, unfortunately, I am still experiencing fatigue and joint aches. Could you please advise on what can be done to address these issues? I also have diabetes and high blood pressure. Please help. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for your query. It appears that you are possibly suffering from long COVID symptoms. Certain people who have been infected previously with COVID-19 can experience long-term effects from their infection, post-COVID conditions (PCC). This happens more frequently...  Read Full »

Do decreased iron levels cause pins and needles and muscle weakness?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a history of anemia. I also just recently found out I have chronic gastritis. My iron is at a level of 41 percent, but my ferritin and saturation are low. How does that work? I have been on my iron pills. Do pins and needles and muscle weakness have anything to do with iron level...  Read Full »

Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I hope you are fine and safe from the pandemic. The data you provided in quantitative and qualitative terms indicate mixed micronutrient deficiency, especially Iron, Vitamin B12, Folic acid, Pyridoxine. Get it treated according to local guidelines. For gastritis, rule ...  Read Full »

I feel fatigued with tightness in my neck and jaw after working with smartphones. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been going through some stressful events for the last three weeks. I worked a lot on repairing smartphones, where I sometimes needed to bend my neck forward. Also, I have used smartphones quite more than usual. I feel fatigued, and I have tight neck without pain for the last thr...  Read Full »

Dr. Manav Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Muscular strain can definitely be the cause of your symptoms. But there could be other factors too causing fatigue, such as low vitamin d3 levels, thyroid hormone imbalance, vitamin deficiency. Do you do a lot of work indoors, or do you have less exposure to sunlight...  Read Full »

I suspect that I have a tick-borne illness. Please help.

Query: Hello, I am now a 32-year-old woman, three days back I found a strange tick on me, and I suspect it might be the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, the one associated with tick-borne diseases. I have been reading about the potential risks, and I am terrified I might have contracted a tick-borne illness...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Based on the information you provided, you may have been bitten by a Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, which is commonly found in East and Southeast Asia. This tick is known to transmit several bacterial and viral pathogens, including the...  Read Full »

My wife suffers from prolonged sadness and fatigue. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 37 years old, and for the past three months, she has been experiencing persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness. She has also lost interest in activities she once enjoyed. I have noticed changes in her appetite and sleep patterns, and she has difficulty focusing on ta...  Read Full »

Dr. Vipul Chelabhai Prajapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and can understand your concern. The symptoms that you have shared indicate that your wife might be going through a depressive episode. Prolonged sadness, loss of interest, sleep disturbances, fatigue, and difficulty concentrating are common signs ...  Read Full »

I recently found a tick on me. Can I have Lyme disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38 years old and really scared because I recently found a tick on me. I have been reading about Lyme disease and I am terrified that I might have been infected, and I do not know what to do. I have heard that Lyme disease can cause serious problems if not treated early. I am exper...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Yes, Lyme disease is caused by ticks, but if ticks bite you, then only you can get Lyme disease. Otherwise, there are no chances of getting Lyme disease. So if there are any bite marks on the body, then you should go for a checkup otherwi...  Read Full »

My iron saturation level is low. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,My iron saturation level is low. What to do?Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. Iron saturation means the amount of iron present in the blood. You have low iron saturation. This means you have low iron in your blood. But the more important parameters are ferritin (iron store) and transferrin (iron transport). I wan...  Read Full »

Should I worry about joint instability, cracking, and high ANA titer?

Query: Hello doctor,Could you review my lab results to assess the likelihood of an autoimmune condition? My ANA titer is 1:1280 (homogeneous), and my RNP score has been 1.2 and 1.3 on two tests. My rheumatologist believes it is a false positive with benign antibodies, even at this high titer. Are they corr...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. After reviewing the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), two key points stand out: a strongly positive ANA (antinuclear antibody) and the presence of arthritis (stiff joints). ANA results of this m...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing migraines for a year, along with fatigue, pulsating vision, tingling, and mood swings. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. My height is 180 centimeters, and I weigh 165 pounds. I have been having migraines for over a year every day. The symptoms of these migraines include fatigue, pulsating vision, tingling, impairment in judgment, and mood swings. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would like to know some further details about your headache. 1. Since when have you started to have these headaches? Did these start for one year only? Or were you used to it occurring intermittently before also? If before, since when? 2. In which part of your head ...  Read Full »

Why does my left arm hurt while lying down on my left side to watch TV?

Query: Hello,I have been suffering left arm muscle pain for the last 10 days. I watched tv for two to three hours daily while lying down on my left side. Movement in the left arm is perfect, but slight pain is there, and the muscle gets exhausted soon. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Suman Saurabh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I am sorry to read about your problem and hope to help you. It looks like your shoulder muscle was injured when you were watching TV while lying in the lateral position. I would suggest you- 1. You must give rest to your a...  Read Full »

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