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For these past few days I have had tiredness, weakness, joint pains and feeling generally ill with no obvious cause?

For these past few days I have had tiredness, weakness, joint pains and feeling generally ill with no obvious cause?

Can be a variety of: It can be a variety of issues from a viral illness, to the initiation of inflammatory arthritis and it may be best for you to see your physician to get this clarified. ...Read more

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What causes joint pain and tiredness in leg?

What causes joint pain and tiredness in leg?

Joint pain: May be separate issues. Consider degenerative arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue disorder, sprain, injury, etc. For the joint pain. The tiredness may be tendonitis, neurogenic claudication, or referred nerve pain/sciatica. ...Read more

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What is the cause of joint pain and tiredness in the leg?

What is the cause of joint pain and tiredness in the leg?

Multiple causes: These symptoms can be present with fractures, sprains, arthritis, tendinitis, infection, or other global body system diseases. If worsening; see your pcp. ...Read more

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Can anyone have typhoid without any fever? Like other symptoms feeling chill, tiredness, joint pain, headache are present.

Yes, but not: Likely. Your symptoms are more suggestive of a viral infection. If they persist, get to a doctor for proper tests and accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had my IUI on 26 Feb 2017 From sterday I do feel lot of tiredness and leg joint pain - symptoms of period. It is very much hopeless. Expected Period?

I had my IUI on 26 Feb 2017 From sterday I do feel lot of tiredness and leg joint pain - symptoms of period. It is very much hopeless. Expected Period?

Patience: A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex or insemination, or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. After IUI, one can forget about sperm, eggs, or babies, and just enjoy everything else in life for the next 3 weeks... and then do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Normal crp/esr, joint pain, tiredness, hypermobile, steroids help symptoms, morning stiffness... What's going on? Thank you!

Normal crp/esr, joint pain, tiredness, hypermobile, steroids help symptoms, morning stiffness... What's going on? Thank you!

Rheumatology: Cannot possibly make a diagnosis or provide advice based upon what you have conveyed. My advice is to see a Rheumatologist and get professionally evaluated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Negative HPT, 4 day late periods not much 2 days long. Left side cramps, tiredness, feel sleepy n joint pain no other symptoms. Should I wait or go to doc?

Negative HPT, 4 day late periods not much 2 days long. Left side cramps, tiredness, feel sleepy n joint pain no other symptoms. Should I wait or go to doc?

Depends: You may see your doctor for a blood test for HCG that would be positive by now, if you are pregnant. Or you could wait 3-4 days and do hpt again. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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17yr girl athletic, ferritin<10, not anaemic, oral iron for 18mths, memory loss, no coeliac, light periods, extreme tiredness, joint pain. Any ideas?

17yr girl athletic, ferritin<10, not anaemic, oral iron for 18mths, memory loss, no coeliac, light periods, extreme tiredness, joint pain. Any ideas?

Go to see your MD: You have iron deficiency- despites taking the oral iron. How do you take it? If you only take once a day- then increase to 3x/day. Take it on empty stomach and drink it with orange juice or vitamin c to increase absorption. How is your diet? Increase intake of food that rich in iron like spinach, beets, liver etc. See-www. Ironrichfood. Org. If oral iron doesn't not help- then IV iron is needed. ...Read more

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Are a fever, severe headache, leg and ankle joint pain, chills, tiredness common symptoms of the flu?

Are a fever, severe headache, leg and ankle joint pain, chills, tiredness common symptoms of the flu?

Yes, all of that: The most common symptoms of influenza a are fever, sore throat and cough, but most people just feel awful and might be best described as feeling like they've been run over by a truck, or maybe they'd have preferred that to the way they feel. Get medical attention soon, because you can take antivirals within 48 hous that can shorten the duration illness and reduce the risk of complications. ...Read more

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I've had a sore throat for 8 days followed by dry tickly persistent cough, earache. Joint pain tiredness hot sweats followed by feeling cold and shive?

I've had a sore throat for 8 days followed by dry tickly persistent cough, earache. Joint pain tiredness hot sweats followed by feeling cold and shive?

Dr. Can check throat: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease the pain. ...Read more

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Joint pains, malaise, fatigue, fever but tests normal.

Joint pains, malaise, fatigue, fever but tests normal.

Virus: Certainly a virus like "the Flu" can cause all these symptoms. If viral, time will heal you. If the symptoms persist, have the Doctor keep looking for answers. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have joint pains -i've had all the blood tests done and they are neg. Yet my joint pains kick in-i've had a tender elbow, I'm always tired, moody.?

Joint pain: Have you had your thyroid checked in addition to fatigue and altered mood hypothyroidism can cause diffuse tendonitis which are very closely associated with the joints and cause both pain and stiffness. ...Read more

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I'm so tired of of my joint pains anywhere even that I take naproxen 500 mg twice a day the pain keeps coming back (osteoarthritis)?

I'm so tired of of my joint pains anywhere even that I take naproxen 500 mg twice a day the pain keeps coming back (osteoarthritis)?

Autoimmune disease: Multiple joint complaints that are refractory to NSAIDs in a 36 yo female is most likely autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid or lupus, etc. Osteoarthritis is not a disease of the young unless there's been significant trauma, and even then atypical in multiple joints. ...Read more

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What could possibly be going on if I have pains shooting up my legs, constantly wake up with headaches, I really don't sleep, joint pain, numbness, and severe fatigue.?

What could possibly be going on if I have pains shooting up my legs, constantly wake up with headaches, I really don't sleep, joint pain, numbness, and severe fatigue.?

See below: Unfortunately I cannot really answer this question. There are so many symptoms here that you really should see a doctor and have a good physical examination to determine why you are having so many symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a strange feeling from my forehead down my nose, I get tired quickly and joint pains and gets lump. My mouth has a metalic taste when I look up?

I have a strange feeling from my forehead down my nose, I get tired quickly and joint pains and gets lump. My mouth has a metalic taste when I look up?

See your doctor.: Unfortunately this is a constellation of symptoms that does not lend well to diagnosis without an interview. Please make an appointment, virtual or otherwise, with a physician to get to the bottom of your complaint! ...Read more

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My son is having a lot of problems. Like bad dizzy spells shortness of breathe chest pressure and pain, staying tired and joint pains back hurting etc?

My son is having a lot of problems. Like bad dizzy spells shortness of breathe chest pressure and pain, staying tired and joint pains back hurting etc?

He needs to be seen: He needs to be seen. Those are significant issues and he will benefit from a good history, physical, evaluation, and labs/diagnostic tests if needed. ...Read more

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I am concern about my health condition I have severe fatigue, nausea, joint pains in all joints back and foot and finger spasms sleeplessness, mem?

Time to see your doc: It seems that you have significant concerns from your symptoms, which can be caused by a varieties of conditions. Since your symptoms are adversely affecting your daily functioning/quality of life, I would suggest that you contact your doc as soon as it is feasible to have a thorough evaluation. I don't think your issues can be easily solved without an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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How come I get joint pain when I'm tired?

How come I get joint pain when I'm tired?

See below: Fatigue can make you feel run down especially if your joints have not had a chance to rest. ...Read more

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For the past week or so I have been extremely tired and experiencing horrible joint pain I feel like I'm 90 when I'm only 17 what's going on?

For the past week or so I have been extremely tired and experiencing horrible joint pain I feel like I'm 90 when I'm only 17 what's going on?

A viral illness: Is most likely cause, however there can be many other explanations that your doctor may consider -- you need to be seen by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Why does post-exertional malaise not kick in until the following day for me? Moderate exertion causes extreme fatigue and/or joint pain the next day.

Why does post-exertional malaise not kick in until the following day for me? Moderate exertion causes extreme fatigue and/or joint pain the next day.

See a doctor: This can occur with a wide variety of underlying medical conditions and in and by itself is so non-specific that without clearly relating it to other factors makes it difficult to discuss. You need full history and physical. Good luck and hope this works out to your advantage. ...Read more

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I have joint pain all over, I've been extremely tired a lot. I'm only 30 and I'm not sure what's causing this. I've been tested for flu, and other com?

I have joint pain all over, I've been extremely tired a lot. I'm only 30 and I'm not sure what's causing this. I've been tested for flu, and other com?

Arthritis: In someone so young, I would consider an inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. These types of arthritis are not the same as "old age" osteoarthritis which is what everyone thinks of when you mention the term arthritis. Inflammatory arthritis is often associated with fatigue. I suggest that you see a rheumatologist. ...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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Are bad joint pain and fatigue possibly linked to pantoprazole?

Are bad joint pain and fatigue possibly linked to pantoprazole?

Yes. Serious?: Pantoprazole (protonix) has been linked to arthralgias (joint pains) and rarely to blood dyscrasias (abnormalities), liver disease etc this might be serious. Stop now and see your md if problems persist. ...Read more

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I pulled an all nighter. Can being really tired trigger joint pain in someone with lupus? Even if I didn't do anything too physically demanding?

I pulled an all nighter. Can being really tired trigger joint pain in someone with lupus? Even if I didn't do anything too physically demanding?

Yes: Lack of sleep increases inflammation and can, indeed, trigger a lupus flare-up. Try to get back to proper sleeping asap and ask your doctor for help if this is difficult or does not bring relief in a short time. Good sleep hygiene is a really important factor in your management of the condition. I'm glad you asked. It will be okay once you're back on track. See comments for a good link to info. ...Read more

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Along with joint pain (it comes and goes), I have fatigue and frequent swollen lymph 39. Just curious. Should I be worried?

See below: I am not sure what the 39, but these symptoms can be seen a variety of conditions so it would be best if you get checked out. ...Read more

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What to do for joint pain and fatigue when you have polio.

What to do for joint pain and fatigue when you have polio.

Pain Meds/REST: Joint pain and Fatigue are signs of Post Polio Syndrome which comes years after a person was infected with polio virus and sustained paralysis or weakness of the extremities and other symptoms like breathing problem etc. The pain can be managed with over the counter or prescription pain meds and fatigue by enough rest and getting good sleep.Acute Polio pain can de treated with pain meds also ...Read more

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I am itchy all over and have spots of pain all over that only last a few seconds with extreme fatigue and joint pain, what could be wrong?

I am itchy all over and have spots of pain all over that only last a few seconds with extreme fatigue and joint pain, what could be wrong?

Difficult to say: Joint pain, esp. When there are several joints involved, causes rage from serious auto-immune disease to a side effect of a self limited viral infection. If only one joint is involved, there may be an infection in the joint. Many details of the history, and exam findings are important. Please get a formal evaluation by your regular doctor, or go to a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I have a lupus and a sunburn with no visible symptoms I have joint pain and more tired then normal I cannot make it to my rheumatologist?

I have a lupus and a sunburn with no visible symptoms I have joint pain and more tired then normal I cannot make it to my rheumatologist?

SLE, more active?: Gabriele: I just sent you a message about Gabapentin and SLE/kidney disease. You need to see a physician for a physical exam and blood tests to determine if your SLE is active. It's difficult to ask more questions or give more medical advice on the Health-Tap forum. Nisha ...Read more

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