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Extreme Weakness And Fatigue Causes
What can cause extreme fatigue and weakness, so much you can not function, and have to lay down to sleep, this is not the same as in not enough sleep.
I get overwhelming episodes of extreme lethargy, confusion, and weakness. It seems to occur randomly. What could cause this? I don't drink or drug.
What could possibly cause shocking pains with weakness in lower right arm and half of hand? I am also experiencing extreme fatigue and feeling unwell.
Can clinical depression cause all day fatigue, drowsiness and general weakness even after waking up until bed time? I fear MS for extreme fatigue. F 32
Clinical depression: Can manifest in extreme fatigue. Difficult to get out of bed, on the couch all day, etc. However, there are others conditions that can cause these symptoms. Please visit you doc and perhaps he/she can check your thyroid and other hormones, blood sugar, etc. Please put ms at the bottom of your list and try not to let your mind run away with problems that may not exist. Called "catastrophizing.
What could cause extreme joint pain, weakness especially in leg and wrist with fatigue? Feeling of having the flu but not actually having the flu??
Be seen: There are many potential causes, I would encourage you to be seen. Systemic inflammatory conditions can cause patients to ache in their joints and generally not feel well. These can precede a viral infection or can be associated with non infectious conditions like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Consider being seen, and exam and labs can often find the cause.
My tests show vitamin B12 to be at just 109. I have extreme weakness and fatigue. I've taken 5 injections so far and still feeling the same.?
Other tests...: Have you had any other tests done? That would be important to know since there are many other reasons that can cause weakness and fatigue. For example, low iron, thyroid problems, hepatitis, diabetes, to mention just a few. Also, many people with depression may suffer extreme fatigue and tiredness. Discuss this with your doctor for more evaluation.
Yes!: Hyperprolactinemia makes people feel depressed, anxious, and have heightened physical complaints!
Isotrentoin: There can be significant side effects so contact the prescribing doctor and discuss
Is this a: Chest xray finding? It means there is possible enlargement of a part of the hilum, which is located in the central part of the lung, where the pulmonary blood vessels emerge from the heart.Usually this is just due to anatomic variations of the blood vessels, but it could also be due to adenopathy, a pulmonary circulatory abnormality, or mass. Talk to your doc, you may need a chest CT to sort it out
Many causes: In your age group, may consider spinal stenosis, poor blood flow to legs, such as intermittent claudication, myasthenia gravis or muscle disease, peripheral nerve issues, spinal cord compression caused by neck degeneration. But could well be a benign problem, such as deconditioning, gaining weight, having thyroid issues, even depression your doctor can sort all of this out.
Yes: Yes, if they produce adrenal hormones in excess.See 1 more doctor answer
Not commonly: I do not see this side effect regularly in my patients on accutane. Hope that helps.
With: Balance issues, look into inner ear issues, the back is another issue.
Can low vit d cause mild breathing weakness along with my body weakness and fatigue. Dr prescribed pills for severely low vit d?
Low vitamin D: If your doctor has prescribed vitamin D for you the breathing weakness is not vitamin D related. What is your ethnicity? Vitamin D is lower but very safe in African-Americans.
For several months I've had lightheadedness, weakness and fatigue. Bp and sugar under control. Always feel "out of it". What can cause these feelings?
Ask about your meds: This could be a side effect of one of your medications. Ask your doctor next time you have an appointment.See 1 more doctor answer
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