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A 17-year-old female asked:

How can i tell the difference between fatigue from depression versus fatigue from kidney failure?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Fatigue: You need to follow up with doctor to determine cause of fatigue. Kidney failure is diagnosed via blood work, depression is diagnosed via a series of questions. Sometimes people with chronic illnesses can also be depressed . Fatigue can be due to a variety of causes. See your doctor soon.

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Last updated Apr 20, 2017

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