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More info needed: Headaches can be caused by hundreds of different things... If yours are recurring you should see a local physician who can examine you, take a full medical history, and run any necessary tests. ...Read more
It can but: In your age group, it is more likely to be anemia, low blood pressure, or low blood sugar. Try eating more often, avoiding sweets which can make your sugar drop. Try to drink enough fluids to keep your urine a pale yellow color (if its clear, that's too dilute, drink less) and try to get more protein in your diet. If not better with that in a week or two, see your doctor. ...Read more
FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle slee disorders cause Fatigue ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: There are many possible causes of chronic fatigue- chronic infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), nutrient deficiencies, toxic exposures, thyroid ; other hormonal problems, sleep disorders, heart disease, cancer, stress, food allergies, depression etc. A "normal" TSH doesn't rule out thyroid problems- check thyroid antibodies ; free t3- see http://bit.Ly/1cjnybx a holistic doc can evaluate. ...Read more
What's the cause of recurrent infection, swollen occipital node, fatigue, headache, low grade fever, weakness and overall tiredness?Anything serious?
Many possibilities: There are many possible diagnosis for your symptoms and the list is pretty long.I will suggest you consult your familt physician you need a thorough history and physical exam, blood tests and if indicated other tests to find the cause of your symptoms.It may or may not be serious. ...Read more
Multiple causes: Thyroid problems, adrenal galand prolems, anemia, depression with anxiety , obstructive sleep apnoea, chronic infections -like tb, hepatitis, lymes disease, conditions involving heart , lungs, liver, kidneys especially failure of the above systems - like heart failure, copd, cirrhosis live, alchol related liver disease, kidney failure , cancers - lymphomas, leukemias, lung , thyroid and similar organ ca. ...Read more
hormonal symptoms: Yes they can and they do so very frequently. If you do get hormonal therapy be sure that only bio-identical hormones are used. ...Read more
Could tiredness, nausea, unexplained bruising, heavy long lasting periods, & recurrent canker sores 3 mos postpartum indicate low iron ?
Could be but...: It is hard to say without a thorough history and exam, maybe some testing- blood, thyroid, etc. Three months postpartum may seem like a life-time for you. Your habits, nutrition, sleep patterns, hormones, stress may still be playing a major factor on your immune system. Get to a Dr. and be evaluate asap ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased appetite but losing weight, headaches w nausea, and chronic fatigue. Possible causes?
Diabetes: Hi. That would be diabetes until proven otherwise. It's easy to test for. If you're diabetic and not overweight/obese, it's more likely type 1; if it's diabetes and you are overweight/obese, it's more likely type 2. Please don't ignore this. See your doc and get tested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unexplained bruising weight loss tiredness repeated infections dizziness generally feeling not well?
Anatomy or swelling: Simply put recurrent sinusitis can occur from 1) an anatomic abnormality that blocks the sinus from draining (like a deviated septum) 2) the lining to the sinuses may become inflamed and swell and close the sinus opening ( this is usually related to allergy). Medical therapy is the first line treatment but many times, anatomic issues need to be addressed with surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Insomnia, fatigue, mental fog, throbbing headaches. Age related vs stress related, or other causes?
Symptoms. Include fatigue, wt gain, sleep problems, hair loss, low iga, pinpoint petechiae on arms, migraines, brain fog, sore throat? Thoughts re dx
Autoimmunity: Hi! sorry to hear you have so many symptoms. Autoimmune diseases frequently cause several symptoms, especially in young women. The issues with fatigue, hair loss, low iga, and petechia are suspicious for itp, lupus, and other autoimmune conditions. Definitely seek medical attention. ...Read more