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A 18-year-old male asked:

Which tests are useful for ongoing exhaustion (muscle weakness, poor cognitive function, hypersomnia, headaches), once sleep & psych dx are ruled out?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Checkup: At your age I would suspect infections, for example infectious mononucleosis. Other possibilities include underactive thyroid or other glandular abnormalities, anemia or other blood dyscrasias and depression. I would start with a complete checkup and testing with your physician or specialist in internal medicine. Referral to specialists, like a neurologist or psychiatrist may then be recommended

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