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Can gum infection cause fatigue symptoms?

Can gum infection cause fatigue symptoms?

Yes: Any infection can cause one to feel bad, sluggish or ill. It would depend perhaps on the severity of the infection. Oral infections are usually painful and can become systemic in the body. One has to be careful that they do not have certain cardiac or valvular conditons of the heart that oral infections could make very much worse. If concerned see your dentist or oral surgeon and your pcp. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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I don't have a UTI or yeast infection. What could cause these symptoms, outside area of vagina is sore & I am very fatigued?

I don't have a UTI or yeast infection. What could cause these symptoms, outside area of vagina is sore & I am very fatigued?

Please see your gyn: U need a workup with cultures , exam and blood work u may have 2 different problems one causing the vulvar soreness and the other causing the fatigue or they could be realted. ...Read more

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What could cause flu like symptoms with fatigue blood work is normal no sign of infection?

What could cause flu like symptoms with fatigue blood work is normal no sign of infection?

Many possibilites: Viral infections often produce little to no evidence of infection on CBC, esp. if no previous WBC differential to compare with, may only result in a shift of more lymphocyte to neutrophils than baseline, if that. Additionally, the symptoms are a systemic response to virus, if present; not necessarily caused by virus. As Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures, symptoms can response to a variety of stimuli. ...Read more

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Inner or middle ear infections visible? Have no pain? Can they cause fever? General nausea? Fatigue? Muscle aches? Can symptoms get worse overtime?

Inner or middle ear infections visible? Have no pain? Can they cause fever? General nausea? Fatigue? Muscle aches? Can symptoms get worse overtime?

Not to the patient: If you are concerned they are the cause of your symptoms, be checked. Generally middle ear infection causes pain and inner ear infection causes vertigo or room spinning. All the best. ...Read more

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What are these symptoms a cause of? Fatigue, trouble sleeping, being cold, slow digestion, headaches, bronchial/sinus infections, long term depression/anxiety, fuzzy thinking, short term memory loss, weight gain, muscle/joint pain

What are these symptoms a cause of? Fatigue, trouble sleeping, being cold, slow digestion, headaches, bronchial/sinus infections, long term depression/anxiety, fuzzy thinking, short term memory loss, weight gain, muscle/joint pain

Many possibilities: Dr. Jackson is correct: these may be not at all related, but clusters of symptoms from several etiologic origins. I think that depression could very reasonably be associated with a good deal of your symptomatology, with the overlaying onset of an upper respiratory infection. Firstly a thorough assessment by your pcp is in order, then consultation with a therapist to address long term depression. ...Read more

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Can gum infection cause tinnitus?

Indirect correlation: Gum disease is a very unlikely cause of tinnitus, however a severe dental infection either tooth or gum related of one of the rear molars can on rare occasions spread inflammation in the region of the ear and create the uncomfortable ringing of tinnitus. ...Read more

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Will infection of the pericardium cause excessive fatigue, coughing and nightsweats?

Will infection of the pericardium cause excessive fatigue, coughing and nightsweats?

Unusual : Pericarditis is usually manifest by positional sharp pain (often worse with deep inspiration) and cough. So this sounds a bit atypical. Get checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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I have intense lower back pain. Could the gum infection I have be a contributing cause?

I have intense lower back pain. Could the gum infection I have be a contributing cause?

Discitis?: Youwant to rule out discitis in that setting with your doctor you would also have fevers and back pain its unusual but possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Lethargy (Definition)

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