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

Query: Hi doctor,My illness started with fatigue and joint pain and then progressed to 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. It includes 12 CBCs with differentials, me...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

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

I am pregnant with extreme fatigue and body pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am pregnant but I feel like I cannot do anything. I am weak and my body feels like it is on fire but it is not I am wanting to throw up all day. I am using the restroom more than normal. My heart rate goes racing and I get light-headed. What is wrong with me? I have been dealing wi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The fact that you are 5 months pregnant and frequenting restroom more than normal, with fatigue and weakness and likely lower back pain and nausea as well indicates a possible urinary tract infection having set in. You should get a urine routine and culture microsco...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing overwhelming fatigue. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old male. I have been not feeling well for the past three days, and I am getting more and more worried. I have been experiencing overwhelming fatigue and aches all over my body, and I just cannot shake it off. I alsohave a persistent cough and a high fever that just do n...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Based on your symptoms, it sounds like you may have flu or another viral infection. Unfortunately, viruses cannot be treated with antibiotics, as antibiotics only work against bacterial infections. However, there are some things you can...  Read Full »

Should a sedentary 55-year-old worker be concerned about fatigue?

Query: Hello doctor, My 55-year-old father, a sedentary worker with a mixed diet, is consistently experiencing fatigue. He is not diabetic but has borderline high blood pressure. Additionally, he is currently taking medication for eczema. Could you provide insights or recommendations regarding his persist...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Considering his symptoms, I suspect a progressive hypertensive heart disease. Can you provide his current blood pressure readings? Additionally, does he experience any cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, or leg swelling? It is impo...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my fatigue and heart fluttering frequently?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 years old and measure 5 feet 9 inches in height, and weigh 200 pounds. My heart flutters in my chest approximately every 30 minutes when resting. It feels like I need to take in a breath every time it flutters. It had been there constantly for two weeks. I also have fatigue, and I...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would suggest you get an ECG (electrocardiography) done immediately. No matter whoever doctor you visit, everyone is going to ask for an ECG. So after the ECG only, we can proceed with further evaluation and treatment. I would also suggest thyroid function tests as...  Read Full »

I have tremors and fatigue worsen with periods. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I am just wondering if it is possible to have neurological symptoms with low ferritin levels. My hemoglobin is 13, but the last check on ferritin said it was 5.3. I am suffering severe internal tremors, fatigue, cold hands and feet and weak shaking legs. My symptoms improve while on a s...  Read Full »

Dr. Singh Smrita

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A low ferritin can cause fatigue and weakness. A full iron deficiency panel needs to be done. This includes: CBC (complete blood count) Differentials. Hemoglobin. RBC (Red blood cell). Hematocrit. RDW-CV. MCV. MCH. Serum iron. TIBC (total iron binding capacity). Satura...  Read Full »

I have fatigue and lightheadedness with enlarged lymph nodes below the jaw. What can cause this?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been looking for the cause of my constitutional symptoms including lightheadedness and fatigue. I have enlarged lymph nodes, with the biggest being behind my jaw just under my ear on the left side. I used a camera to look inside of my ear, and I found a concerning discolored are...  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Peerzada Tehmid Ul Haque

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The area of discoloration does seem to be something like a nevus. Though uncommon nevus can occur in the external auditory canal. Otherwise, your external auditory canal and TM (tympanic membrane) are normal and are not a source of fatigue and lightheadedness. Did you ...  Read Full »

Why do I have continuous eye ache, headaches, and fatigue?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism two years back with TSH 7.45. SGOT 61.0, SGPT 42.0, triglyceride 241, cholesterol 220, LDL 125.8, HDL 46.0. The BT report a year back is as follows: TSH 8.38, T3 92.3, T4 6.75, SGOT 26.5, SGPT 30.24, triglyceride 188.85, cholesterol 215.61, HDL 44.32...  Read Full »

Dr. Makwana Tanvi Ghanshyambhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to All your problems are linked with your poor controlled thyroid disease. All your previous thyroid reports are out of range. You need to start Levothyroxine (Thyronorm or any other brand available in your city) 25 mcg once daily in morning on empty stomach. At least 30 m...  Read Full »

I suffer persistent fatigue despite trying vitamins. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been dealing with fatigue symptoms since the summer, and despite trying vitamins, they have not provided relief. It significantly impacts my life, and I am eager to identify what it is to address it appropriately. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Your symptoms could indicate potential vitamin deficiencies, particularly vitamin D and B12. I suggest the following treatment options: Vitamin D: Increase sun exposure or take a supplement. Adults should aim for 60...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing recurrent attacks of low-grade fever and fatigue for 17 years?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 49-year-old man with a weight of 85 kilograms and a height of 1.84 meters. I have recurrent attacks of low-grade fever, muscle pain, fatigue, and insomnia, which have remained long-standing since seventeen years. The following laboratory tests including HIV, malarial parasite, comp...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query. I am sorry for such discomfort you are having. You mention that the symptoms are very low-grade fever, muscle pain, fatigue, and insomnia. These symptoms present in remission and relapsing manner for seventeen years. Obviously, it is a...  Read Full »

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