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I feel sick to my stomach for weeks at a time. Along with the nausea, I get headaches, joint aches, pain throughout my body, foggy thinking & fatigue?

I feel sick to my stomach for weeks at a time.  Along with the nausea, I get headaches, joint aches, pain throughout my body, foggy thinking & fatigue?

Tough to know: Could be as straight forward as vitamin deficiency or as complicated as mast cell activation disorder. Consider a virtual consult to discuss more about the nature and timing of symptoms and context of your medical history. I hope you find relief soon! ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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What is that if you have liver enlargement, unusual fatigue, headache, joint pain, and sore throat?

What is that if you have liver enlargement, unusual fatigue, headache, joint pain, and sore throat?

Sounds like: Viral HEPATITIS of some type the most common being Hepatitis A usually spread in groups of people especially in Summer months! Don't wait to see your PCP for some liver function tests a test for Infectious Mononucleoisis (which can involve the liver) and other testing! Do it NOW since YOU may be a source of infection to others! Good luck and I HOPE this ghelps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is that if you have liver enlargement, rapid weight loss, unusual fatigue, headache, joint pain, and sore throat?

What is that if you have liver enlargement, rapid weight loss, unusual fatigue, headache, joint pain, and sore throat?

Many possibilities: Many conditions could do this. They include viral hepatitis; drug toxicity; other infections, including syphilis or rare complications of herpes; infections of the gall bladder and bile ducts; certain cancers; and many others. Any illness like this is serious. Presumbably you are under a doctor's care. If not, see a doctor ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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27, 125 healthy female. Take great care of my body. Daily problems-Sore/swollen joints (fingers, wrists, hips, knees, ankles), chronic fatigue, blotchy chest, daily headaches, etc. ANA was 1:640. C3 135.5 (av.82-194) C4 34.2 (av.18-55) Help! Meaning?

27, 125 healthy female. Take great care of my body. Daily problems-Sore/swollen joints (fingers, wrists, hips, knees, ankles), chronic fatigue, blotchy chest, daily headaches, etc. ANA was 1:640. C3 135.5 (av.82-194) C4 34.2 (av.18-55) Help! Meaning?

Not healthy: If you have all these symptoms , you are not healthy. The elevated ANA suggests that you are more likely to suffer from an autoimmune disorder but is not diagnostic per se. I would like to see a CH50 level instead of just C3 or C4. Recommend that you consult a rheumatologist who will likely order confirmatory tests. ...Read more

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Headache. Sore throat. Swollen glands. Aches in joints. Lethargy. No fever. Help?

Headache. Sore throat. Swollen glands. Aches in joints. Lethargy. No fever. Help?

Just started?: If this just started then I would suspect a viral infection. See an Urgent Care or your Family Doctor for evaluation. If you have had this for weeks or months then it is a little more difficult to say. I would suggest seeing your Family Doctor or a Rheumatologist for evaluation and blood work. Possibilities include arthritis, lyme disease, fibromyalgia, post-viral syndrome. ...Read more

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I have had extreme fatigue, swollen tonsils, constant headache, joint/ muscle aches, and red but not super sore throat. my boyfriend has mono, do i?

I have had extreme fatigue, swollen tonsils, constant headache, joint/ muscle aches, and red but not super sore throat. my boyfriend has mono, do i?

Mono: the symptoms you described combined with a known contact (your boyfriend) with mono makes it very likely that you have it as well. You should see your primary care doctor for an exam and tests to confirm a diagnosis. ...Read more

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20 F having body and joint aches, headache, fatigue, lack of appetite, swollen tonsils/ throat pain, spitting up large chunks of bloody mucus x2 days ?

20 F having body and joint aches, headache, fatigue, lack of appetite, swollen tonsils/ throat pain, spitting up large chunks of bloody mucus x2 days
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Need complete exam: My dear, you need to see a physician for a complete exam and ruling out serious infectious diseases, including some labs and x-ray. Take it serious and see a doctor today. best wishes ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, peeling skin, red spots on roof of mouth, joint stiffness, headache (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) My ANA is 1:160 speckled, low C3 and C4 16 (nl range 16-47). ?

I am experiencing  fatigue, peeling skin, red spots on roof of mouth, joint stiffness, headache (quality: dull or aching sensation, sensation of pressure or fullness) My ANA is 1:160 speckled, low C3 and C4 16 (nl range 16-47).  ?

Rheumatologist: My advice is to consult a rheumatologist. The ANA, although elevated, cannot be considered diagnostic of collagen disease without other supportive evidence. Since your symptoms are nonspecific, I would like to have an expert evaluate you. ...Read more

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On and off bad to severe stomach and high abdomen pain with head aches, fatigue, joint ache, muscle weakness, loose stools. Had it for 2 wks. Any idea?

On and off bad to severe stomach and high abdomen pain with head aches, fatigue, joint ache, muscle weakness, loose stools. Had it for 2 wks. Any idea?

Viral illness?: The best thing would be for you to be seen and examined and tested by a general practitioner, and uk has many, in an excellent health care system. This requires more than guessing over the internet. Please go and be professionally assessed and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I have hives joint pain short breath dry skin and hair tiredness some nausea confusion no concentration depression head aches. What could it be?

I have hives joint pain short breath dry skin and hair tiredness some nausea confusion no concentration depression head aches. What could it be?

Hypothyroidism?: Report these symptoms to your internist or family practitioner. Your thyroid should be checked. About 10% of patients with hives also have thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more

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Symptoms are a runny nose, inner ear pain, headache, achey joints, tiredness and lack of appetite. What do I possibly have? Symptoms come and go...

Symptoms are a runny nose, inner ear pain, headache, achey joints, tiredness and lack of appetite. What do I possibly have? Symptoms come and go...

Could be flu: You could have influenza or another upper respiratory viral infection. Sometimes these infections also give you aches and fatigue. If your symptoms are severe see your doctor. If your symptoms have been going on longer than a week or two I also suggest that you see a doctor to get an exam and possibly some blood tests done to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Joint pain, headaches, fatigue. What could be wrong?

Maybe: Fibromyalgia, but could be an alternative rheumatological condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Also, consider low thyroid function, underlying inflammatory disorders, even an infection or medication adverse events. ...Read more

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Can cvid cause extreme fatigue and aching joints?

Can cvid cause extreme fatigue and aching joints?

Futher Investigation: Most definitely. However, immune deficiencies can also be linked to autoimmune diseases so further testing for things like inflammatory arthritis and connective tissue diseases is important. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in joints, muscles, headaches and fatigue?

What could cause pain in joints, muscles, headaches and fatigue?

Many conditions: There are many possibly conditions that can cause this group of symptoms. It could be as simple as the flu or as serious as an autoimmune disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis or a serious infection. Can also be thyroid issue or lyme disease or other types of infections. Thus you should go see your doctor-. ...Read more

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I have headache and sore joints also a chesty cough can i get help please?

I have headache and sore joints also a chesty cough can i get help please?

Flu like syndrome?: It is likely a viral upper respiratory infection with those constellation of symptoms. Would need more information to give you a better answer. Symptomatic treatment consists of rest fluids, vitamin c, decongestants, and paracetamol and ibuprofen. See your Dr. if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Joint swelling, fatigue, and strep? How often does strep cause joint swelling or joint aches?

Joint swelling, fatigue, and strep? How often does strep cause joint swelling or joint aches?

Not often if treared: Strep infection may lead to other inflammatory illnesses, including: scarlet fever, an illness characterized by a rash inflammation of the kidney (poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis) rheumatic fever, a serious condition that can affect the heart, joints, nervous system and skin the risk of developing severe complications from strep throat is low in the United States. ...Read more

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I have had moderate body and joint aches for more than 24 hours with no fever or fatigue. I am 33 with no health problems.

Would wait and see: If you have no significant health problems, it may be a viral syndrome. These are usually self limited and will pass as you overcome the infection. If it continues for more than half a week with no improvement, see a doctor to get blood tests done. ...Read more

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Joint Aches (Definition)

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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more