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What causes recurring evening fevers?

What causes recurring evening fevers?

There are many: There are many causes of night or evening sweats including but not limited to medications, tb, lymphoma, cancers , infections and metabolic conditions etc. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Todd Zimmerman
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Listlessness (Definition)

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


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What could cause recurring fevers?

What could cause recurring fevers?

Many causes: Infections like malaria and relapsing fever, tumors, auto immune diseases are among a long list of causes. ...Read more

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Unexplained bruising weight loss tiredness repeated infections dizziness generally feeling not well?

Unexplained bruising weight loss tiredness repeated infections dizziness generally feeling not well?

Need eval: You need to see a dr. as soon as possible and get a good history and physical examination done, with some testing to include at the least a cbc-diff and liver function tests, to assure your condition is diagnosed properly and any treatment can start. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 61 female. Major frustration surrounding recurring fatigue. Any ideas?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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I'm 61 female. Major frustration surrounding recurring fatigue. Any ideas?

Fatigue: Agree with my colleague, also may need consult with neurologist to rule out sleep disorder. ...Read more

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What could cause a recurring low rate fever?

What could cause a recurring low rate fever?

Lots of things: Some infectious, some inflammatory, some neoplastic. If the symptoms last for any length of time, the person should see a doctor especially if loss of appetite, weight loss, sweats and other symptoms occur. Hope it goes away. ...Read more

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Can hormonal changes cause backache bladder problems weepiness and tiredness?

Can hormonal changes cause backache bladder problems weepiness and tiredness?

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

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What's the cause of recurrent infection, swollen occipital node, fatigue, headache, low grade fever, weakness and overall tiredness?Anything serious?

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

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Do neurological problems ever cause low grade fever?

Do neurological problems ever cause low grade fever?

Fever: Depends of course on the neurologic issues to which you are referring, but the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Cause of recurring muscle pain?

Cause of recurring muscle pain?

Where is the pain: Location, location important in medicine. Do the muscles also hurt when touched? Which muscles? What makes them worse? What makes them better? What do they prevent you from doing? Are you on medications that can cause this pain like a statin. ...Read more

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Can typhoid fever cause neurological symptoms such as brain fog, slight memory disturbances, changes in vision, and /or confusion?

Can typhoid fever cause neurological symptoms such as brain fog, slight memory disturbances, changes in vision, and /or confusion?

Typhoid fever: Absolutely. Hallucinations, alterations in sensorium, diminished levels of consciousness and other neurological symptoms occur frequently in typhoid fever. But do not just assume that this is the diagnosis. See a doctor and be fully evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Recurring nausea, head/facial stiff pain, abdominal pain, tremors, constipation occasional diarrhea, extreme anxiety, trouble sleeping?

Recurring nausea, head/facial stiff pain, abdominal pain, tremors, constipation  occasional diarrhea, extreme anxiety, trouble sleeping?

Vague symptoms: You really need to be seen and evaluated by a primary care physician. Not all of these symptoms may be of the same cause or related to each other in any manner. You should make a list of each and every symptom, their frequency and association and take this with you to your doctor. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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What bactirial infection can cause very high fever, vomiting, breathing problems, chest pains, severe muscle & joint pain, diahydration, disoriantation, ?

What bactirial infection can cause very high fever, vomiting, breathing problems, chest pains, severe muscle & joint pain, diahydration, disoriantation, ?

Many: The symptoms you describe are very common to different infections, bacterial and viral.Proper evaluation with lab work is necessary to identify the infectios agent. ...Read more

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48 y/o f, confusion, disorientation, increasingly drowsy, mild right upper quadrant tenderness, chronic tylenol/acetaminophen use?

48 y/o f, confusion, disorientation, increasingly drowsy, mild right upper quadrant tenderness, chronic tylenol/acetaminophen use?

See your doctor NOW: You need immediate evaluation by internal medicine. Go today don't wait. Outside of maybe low dose aspirin, there is no evidence that ANY pain medication is safe for long-term use (weeks/months). Acetaminophen is a good drug for short-term (a few days, maybe a week or so) at doses up to 3g daily. BUT it is quite LIVER toxic particularly if other liver TOXIC agents are around (alcohol, meds, etc) ...Read more

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Could having lead poisoning as an infant cause recurring anemia?

Could having lead poisoning as an infant cause recurring anemia?

Unlikely to happen: Lead is a competitive binder for some of the factors in blood production and when it is circulating in a patient with lead exposure it can/will cause anemia.Treatment can remove some lead but other metabolically inactive lead may be locked away in bones.It is not a factor in future blood production. ...Read more

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What causes recurring sinusitis?

What causes recurring sinusitis?

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 more

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What causes extreme fatigue/exhaustion for over 1 month, lightheadedness, low grade fevers, numbness in extremities, blurry Vision, skin hot 2 touch?

What causes extreme fatigue/exhaustion for over 1 month, lightheadedness, low grade fevers, numbness in extremities, blurry Vision, skin hot 2 touch?

Fatigue : The symptoms may be suggestive of wide variety of illnesses including: subacute infection such as endocarditis, endocrine problems such as hyper- or hypothyroidism, occult malignancy such as lymphoma or even emotional stress, anxiety or depression. Obviously this requires further investigation by doing thorough physical examination and blood work analysis which will guide further work up. ...Read more

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Severe headaches, dizzy spells frequently, short-term memory loss, tumor?

Severe headaches, dizzy spells frequently, short-term memory loss, tumor?

Possibly: Many causes for this are possible. Seek a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes these recurring headaches ?

What causes these recurring headaches ?

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

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more