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All of a sudden filling extreme fatigue after eating I feel.like I.been drugged like iam about to fall out. time 3 days so far?

All of a sudden filling extreme fatigue after eating I feel.like I.been drugged like iam about to fall out. time 3 days so far?

What you describe: sounds suspiciously like hypoglycemia...although I could not guess why...Do you have a family history of Diabetes?? The other possibility is mild "dumping" syndrome..(stomach EMPTYING too quickly) I note you have had your gallbladder removed and the BILE which now empties directly into your stomach (instead of being stored by the Gallbladder) may cause the stomach to CONTRACT too quickly! ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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What are common causes of extreme fatigue (needing to nap) after eating?

What are common causes of extreme fatigue (needing to nap) after eating?

Sugar: This may or may not indicate a sugar problem. You should ask your doc about a glucose tolerance test. It may also improve with healthy food such as veg, salad and fruit. ...Read more

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Lately I have been experiencing extreme fatigue, (especially after eating) I am am anemic and take iron supplements, but never felt so tied before.

Lately I have been experiencing extreme fatigue, (especially after eating) I am am anemic and take iron supplements,  but never felt so tied before.

See doc again: If you have a history of anemia and are on treatment but fatigue is getting worse, it's time to get re-checked by your doctor. The anemia may not be responding and the cause of the iron deficiency needs to be clarified and treated. Many things can cause extreme fatigue, anemia is just one of them. It requires thorough evaluation with appropriate testing to find the answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I have extreme fatigue after some bowel movements & usually after eating? *I was told I have Acid Reflux and just started Nexium in AM b4 food.

Why do I have extreme fatigue after some bowel movements & usually after eating? *I was told I have Acid Reflux and just started Nexium in AM b4 food.

Fatigue: There is a very long list of conditions and situations that lead to fatigue, so many other factors must be considered. A full evaluation includes analysis of daily habits and lifestyle (are you getting enough sleep?) plus a full medical history and exam to look for systemic causes. It's unlikely but not impossible that the Nexium is contributing, if the fatigue started after beginning that med. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what can cause extreme fatigue in type 1 diabetes?

I'm curious as to what can cause extreme fatigue in type 1 diabetes?

If...: Fatigue due to type 1 dm- poor control , hypo, hyper or both can do it or if have renal disease but should not assume fatigue due to diabetes; must look for other causes as well- thyoid disease, anemia etc see md. ...Read more

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Excessive sweating, temp is 87.6,shaky, brain fog, stomach pain,fatigue,can't sleep, extreme sweating, take Januvia for diabetes.

Go to the ED...: If your temperature is actually 87.6 only that is a good reason to go to the ED. Not to mention associated with the other symptoms you are describing, history of diabetes and in the age group you belong to. Please do not delay getting evaluated. You need to be seen ASAP. ...Read more

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