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Just curious i've been having an irritated throat with tender lymph nodes on the right side other than being fatigued lately.

Just curious i've been having an irritated throat with tender lymph nodes on the right side other than being fatigued lately.

?infection: Could be virus, common cold type viral illness or a bacterial infection. See your dr for the proper DX and treatment, best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Betty Keller
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Chronic Fatigue (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Chronic fatigue? ANS: The definition is too long for this space. Google national guidelines for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and you will find the specific items needed to define chronic fatigue syndrome. They ...Read more


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Does chronic fatigue have any effect on the lymph nodes ?

Does chronic fatigue have any effect on the lymph nodes ?

Yes and no: Swollen lymph nodes can be seen in a variety of fatigue syndromes but this depends on the possible causes. Your evaluation will help clarify this, you may need a lymph node biopsy. ...Read more

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How long does chronic fatigue syndrome normally last?

Indefinitely: Unless a medical evaluation and lab work reveal an underlying cause that can be treated and corrected, it usually lasts indefinitely. ...Read more

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Does anyone ever recover from chronic fatigue syndrome?

Some yes, some no: This is a tough question to answer with confidence because the medical community still doesn't fully understand this syndrome. It can have many different causes, some of which are curable and others, not. Depending on the cause, if diagnosed, one can recover from cfs. Regardless, it is a long, slow process that can be measured in months if not years- akin to a marathon, not a a 100 yard sprint. ...Read more

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Where can I be a part of a study for chronic fatigue syndrome?

Search the web: You would be better off searching the web for this info. Stanford university had a recent chronic fatigue study. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about recovering from chronic fatigue syndrome?

Can you tell me about recovering from chronic fatigue syndrome?

See details: Often there is no recovery but there can be effective treatments that control the symptoms. ...Read more

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Besides extreme fatigue, does chronic fatigue syndrome have other symptoms?

Many: Please see the attached link for all the associated symptoms. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002224/. ...Read more

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Does anyone know how to relieve all the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Identify cause!: Poor sleep, depression, chronic viral illness, autoimmune diseases, anemia, all can cause this. The medication i favour for symptomatic relief is Provigil or nuvigil. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Definition)

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized by severe fatigue lasting longer than six months for which no underlying cause has been found. Chronic fatigue gets worse with strenuous physical or mental activity. Rest does not seem to ...Read more


Dr. Marvin Ott
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Tender Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Tender lymph nodes are swollen and slightly painful when pressed on. People frequently develop tender lymph nodes in under the jaw and in the neck with a throat infection. Tender lymph nodes may appear anywhere in the body near the ...Read more