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Columbus, OH
A 31-year-old female asked:

does antiphospholipid antibody syndrome cause weakness and fatigue?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Yes it can cause vasculicitis and cause decrease in blood flow. It can predisposed to stroke.

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A 38-year-old female asked:

I feel weak and heart is racing at night. I wake up with a startle.?

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A 38-year-old male asked:

Can spondylitis cause overall general weakness?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Possible: If this inflammatory consition of your spine has a generalized or systemic source, yes. You would see your own doctor or a rheumatologist for a possible cause with the weakness being an associated symptom.

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