Severe Fatigue

A feeling of tiredness or lack of energy is called fatigue. It is a symptom of some poor lifestyle choices, mental health condition, and lack of exercise. People who are fatigued, lack motivation, are low in energy, and feel sleepy and lethargic.

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How is breast cancer usually treated?

Query: Hello doctor, What is the treatment for breast cancer?  Read Full »


Dr. Pratik Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Four cycles of AC chemotherapy (A is Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Adriamycin), and C is Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)) is done two times per week, followed by four cycles of taxol chemotherapy two times per week. After chemotherapy, hormonal therapy is done for five years...  Read Full »

Are my symptoms a possibility of COVID-19 infection?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 69-year-old female with a long history of rheumatoid arthritis. On Monday, I started to develop a fever. Two days later, it continued with headache and lack of appetite, fatigue, and weakness, sleepy and spent more than normal hours sleeping. (Between 9 to 12 hours). On Thursday,...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all your investigation reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). All investigations showing normal except serum Calcium levels are very low and Vitamin D levels also. Probably you are suffering from viral fever with antibio...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my wife's health issues along with the attached echo report.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old, I am a married female and has one kid. My symptoms are shortness of breath (since a year), severe chest pain a month ago, numbness in the left arm since one month and fatigue with little exertion. There is no previous history of the same issue. Kindly explain the attach...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Pillai

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is an atrial septal defect (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which needs closure as it is causing symptoms of breathlessness and fatigue. According to the echocardiogram, there is also right heart enlargement. As advised in the echo report, she shoul...  Read Full »

Why am I having heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and fatigue for four weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 years old. For the past four weeks, I have heart palpitations, shortness of breath, and fatigue. It becomes worse after eating foods with carbohydrates. After eating, my symptoms last for an hour. I can do exercise without any issue. These symptoms never happened to me before. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Faster heart rate can occur due to fever. It can also occur due to vagal atrial fibrillation and it is uncommon to occur in young individuals. This is an irregular fast heartbeat that occurs in bouts after eating and during rest. Please mention in detail regarding t...  Read Full »

Why do I feel fatigued even after a year of treatment for hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's?

Query: Hi doctor,I have hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. My doctor tested my TSH levels and treats me with Levothyroxine. I have extreme fatigue after taking this treatment for a year though my TSH is in a normal range. My doctor told me that freeT4 and reverse T3 are not important parameters to...  Read Full »


Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Endocrinologist, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Some people taking treatment for hypothyroidism still experience symptoms even if the blood tests show normal thyroid hormone levels. The reason behind this is complex but the bottom line is that a normal TSH (thyroid stimualting hormone) level does not mean that al...  Read Full »

Even after removing my gallbladder, I have stabbing pain in my chest and back. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my gallbladder removed almost six months back. However, I am still having the same sharp stabbing pain in my chest and back. I also have fatigue and nausea. I went to the ER two nights ago. They advised me to undergo an EKG, stress test, liver and kidney function tests and other ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think it is gastritis and reflux disease. You should avoid spicy and fatty foods. Avoid smoking and alcohol if any.  Maintain regular sleeping habits and do regular exercises. Have some walk after meals instead of taking rest immediately. I suggest you take acid suppre...  Read Full »

Will frequent blood test cause low ferritin levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to ask you something about my blood test results. I did my blood testing four times this month. First time I did my beta HCG because my period was late. Then three days later, I had blood drawn for T3 and T4 testing because I have hypothyroidism. Then 15 days later, I had a test ...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, let me assure you that even if you donate about a liter (1000 milliliters) of blood every year, you will not become sick if you are otherwise healthy. Even if you get blood tests done 100 times, they will collect only 100 ml of blood from you, do not be paranoid ...  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 M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

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 »

What is the cause of fatigue, night sweats, chills, and appetite changes?

Query: Hi doctor, About 4.6 months ago, I became ill. It started with fatigue and joint pain and then progressed to the whole body pain. Every day I feel like I have the flu. I had consistent night sweats, day sweats and chills, loss of appetite at times, nausea on and off and terrible fatigue. I have a ba...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cancer is practically ruled out by doing all the scans. However, I am intrigued with the fear of cancer. Do you have a family history of any cancer? Regarding the joint pain, I will suggest you use Hydroxychloroquine if routine painkillers are not working. Consult your d...  Read Full »

How to get rid of my fatigue and headache due to prolonged home quarantine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 16 years old. Due to the virus thats is spreading rapidly, I stay at home all the time, and I have been in my bed most of the time since quarantine started. I have never do any workout or yoga anything like that. Whenever I go outside to walk or do anything, I tend to have bad he...  Read Full »


Dr. Hira Chaudhry

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since the onset of COVID-19 and global lockdown, most people are spending their days at home, and physical activity has decreased, which is not good for our physical and psychological well-being. The symptoms you are experiencing could be because of the above-mention...  Read Full »

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