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How Long Does Lethargy Associated With Sepsis Last
Means something like unanimated, having poor energy and feeling apathetic. For example if it is a very hot day and you are tired and don't feel you have the energy to do things, you might say that you are feeling listless. In mental health, having a strong sense of listlessness not related to hot weather, etc., can indicate a sense of hopelessness, ...Read more
I had sepsis two months ago. I still have daily headaches and fatigue easily. Should I be worried about it returning?
"sepsis" ?: Assuming you refer to sepsis secondary to a vaginal infection, once treated successfully should not return unless similar causes for the initial infection are duplicated. See your healthcare provider for an exam and thorough physical, since there are other explanations for your symptoms which are possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had sepsis 2 months ago. I still get daily headaches and fatigue. I've also noticed my vision has gotten worse. Should I be concerned about it returning?
None: With your vision getting worse, you may need new eyeglasses. I recommend that you see the eye doctor this week. The daily headaches could be caused by straining to see things, watching TV, reading, texting, social media. The fatigue could be from anemia. Blood test — complete blood count with differential would be helpful. A diary of headaches (location, duration, when, sensitivity to light) ...Read more
Sepsis: Fussiness in a child with sepsis is a non-specific symptom. In a child who does not possess the verbal skills yet to explain how they feel, this in part is their way of letting us know they do not feel well. Duration of fussiness might vary based upon underlying cause of sepsis, the organ systems involved, the child's underlying disposition, and the environmental stressors. ...Read more
Been on doxepin for 12 yrs was doing slow tapering but suddenly stopped, how long does withdrawal symptoms last? Symptoms r dizzy headaches lethargic
Lowgrade fever 3 days now, lethargic, tylenol (acetaminophen) helps a little. Some cough/congestion but not much. It has never lasted this long, any ideas?
URI - germ vs host: Illness results from two factors: the germ causing it and the patient fighting it. Probably you have an Upper Respiratory tract Infection (URI) and your body is trying to fight it off. I suspect a virus of the hundreds of different causes. If you're low on sleep, not eating right, stressed, smoking/drinking alcohol- all of those will make it harder for you to fight something off. Try to see a doc. ...Read more
Stopped taking Excedrin and quit drinking coffee an have had ongoing headaches and body aches lethargy are flu-like. How long will this last?
Caffeine withdrawal: It sounds as if you're withdrawing from caffeine, which is in both Excedrin and coffee. The headaches can last 48 hours, and the other symptoms (body aches, nausea, sometimes dysphoria, mental fogginess, etc) can last 2-3 days to a week depending on how much caffeine you're accustomed to taking/day. You should come back to center from there, though. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have not drinked milk for a long time. Eaten food with a lot of milk in the last couple of days. Right after : fatigue, depressed and itching. Idea?
How long can a side effect last I took 1 pill only of oxyelitepro and have been getting head tightness and fatigue almost for 2 months is it the pill?
Viral infection: A cold is a viral infection and is often associated with fatigue. Normally at your age (44) with a normal immune system, you should feel much better in 10-14 days. Drink a lot fluid, take zicam, and rest and vitamin c and you should feel well in a couple of weeks. Do not take an antibiotic. ...Read more
6-12 weeks: Most patients will feel fatigue for 1-3 months after a hip replacement surgery. This is related to the anesthesia, blood loss, and rehabilitation after the surgery. This will gradually disappear as your activity level returns to normal. It can be affected by age, preoperative activity level, and other health conditions. Walking, exercise, and good nutrition will help. ...Read more