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Doctor insights on: Is Swollen Lymph Nodes A Symptom Of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Dr. Betty Keller
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Chronic Fatigue (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Chronic fatigue? ANS: The definition is too long for this space. Google national guidelines for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and you will find the specific items needed to define chronic fatigue syndrome. They ...Read more


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Why would it be that my throat is so swollen and my body so tired (chronic fatigue syndrome)?

Why would it be that my throat is so swollen and my body so tired (chronic fatigue syndrome)?

See below: If you have not seen a doctor for your swollen throat, you should do so. If you have enlarged tonsils which may or may not been infected, these can obstruct your breathing at night causing your oxygen levels to drop while you are sleeping and cause obstructive sleep apnea which can make you feel tired during the day. ...Read more

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Is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Yes: There is a fair amount of overlap between chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and chronic daily headache syndromes. Patients with of them commonly report headaches and difficulty falling asleep. ...Read more

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I think I have chronic fatigue syndrome. How would i find out if that is my symptom?

See details: Fatigue is your symptom when you have cfs. However, you need to rule out other causes of fatigue so have a doctor evaluated the situation. ...Read more

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Does anyone know how to relieve all the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Identify cause!: Poor sleep, depression, chronic viral illness, autoimmune diseases, anemia, all can cause this. The medication i favour for symptomatic relief is Provigil or nuvigil. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and HIV similar and can they be mistaken for each other?

Specific diagnosis: For hiv. While the symptoms of two disease may have some similarities, there are specific tests for diagnosing hiv. Your doctor can order a test for HIV if you have any reason to believe that you may be infected. The cause of chronic fatigue syndrome is not known and there are no diagnostic tests for this malady. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Definition)

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized by severe fatigue lasting longer than six months for which no underlying cause has been found. Chronic fatigue gets worse with strenuous physical or mental activity. Rest does not seem to ...Read more


Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more