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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 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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Yes!: Hyperprolactinemia makes people feel depressed, anxious, and have heightened physical complaints! ...Read more
Isotrentoin: There can be significant side effects so contact the prescribing doctor and discuss ...Read more
Extreme fatigue: There are so many potential causes of extreme fatigue, and often you will be experiencing a perfect storm combination of several of them if your fatigue is truly extreme. Think adrenals, thyroid, b vitamins vitamin d, chronic viral infection, malnutrition, and even early pregnancy. ...Read more
Several things: Reaction to medication, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), anxiety, cardiac arrhythmia, middle ear infection, labyrinthitis, panic attack, anemia, and dehydration are few conditions. If these are frequent symptoms should consult physician for physical exam and perhaps testing. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Yes: Arimidex (anastrozole) is used to treat some types of breast cancer. Fatigue, weakness, tiredness are some common side effects seen with use of this drug. Please report these symptoms to your physician if they continue or become bothersome. Take care. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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?
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