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Doctor insights on: Viral Illness Cause Muscle Fatigue

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Can a viral illness only cause joint paint and muscle fatigue with no other symptoms?

Can a viral illness only cause joint paint and muscle fatigue with no other symptoms?

It's possible : There may be a temperature elevation imperceptible to u. Remember, there are many other causes, besides a virus, that causes these symptoms. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Have you suffered prolonged and extreme fatigue following a major viral illness?

Have you suffered prolonged and extreme fatigue following a major viral illness?

Hurricane Katrina..: In some people, virus infections such as ebv, west nile, cmv, and others, can inflict a lot of internal damage - akin to a hurricane damaging a sea coast community. Recovery may take weeks to years, if at all. Remember that even with hurricane katrina (2005) - certain places are still recovering from it. ...Read more

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What can cause of constant muscle fatigue?

What can cause of constant muscle fatigue?

muscle fatigue: A physical examination with specific laboratory blood test can help lead to the appropriate diagnosis. Fibromyalgia would have to be considered in the differential diagnisis as well as an endocrine disorder, . ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's muscle fatigue and what causes it?

Can any doc tell me what's muscle fatigue and what causes it?

Muscle fatigue: The energy to contact muscle is a function of the muscle mass, nutrients, training, oxygenation, blood flow, and systemic disease/health. Basically if you exhaust the blood flow, nutrients, oxygenation and such, muscle overloads, the effeciency suffers, cramping or loss of sustained contraction results, and performer declines ...Read more

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What usually causes ongoing muscle fatigue?

What usually causes ongoing muscle fatigue?

Low testosterone: In my practice i often times find the source of muscle fatigue being a low testosterone. When this condition is? Treated, the fatigue goes away. ...Read more

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Could medroxyprogestine cause muscle fatigue? Day 5 taking it

Could medroxyprogestine cause muscle fatigue? Day 5 taking it

Muscle fatigue: The drug can cause a myriad of symptoms including muscle fatigue or pain. Consult your doctor for help. ...Read more

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What are some disorders that can cause muscle fatigue with no previous exertion and heavy legs.

What are some disorders that can cause muscle fatigue with no previous exertion and heavy legs.

We most ofter see fi: We most ofter see this in fibromyalgia but this could be a basic muscle process. Your physician needs to evaluate you for muscle disase as well as vascular and neurologic issues. We also see this with deconditioning. ...Read more

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What is the cause of muscle fatigue?

Many reasons: Muscle fatigue is a symptom. It could simply be the result of over training, underhydration and poor nutrition; butcould also be the result of a medical conditon. Muscle fatigue often occurs after too much activity at one time, such taking an extra-long hike or run. You may feel weak and tired, or your muscles may be sore. These sensations usually go away within a few days. If not see your dr. ...Read more

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Help please? What is muscle fatigue and what causes it?

Help please? What is muscle fatigue and what causes it?

Many possibilities: There are a lot of possibilities. If your muscles are simply tired when you work out then it is probably just related to conditioning and a need to increase your strength. If there is weakness going up stairs, weak grip to where you are dropping things, or a weakness of the eyelids or voice, then you should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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43yom. Exercise intolerance/muscle fatigue out of blue last3-5wks. Tons of bloodtests, normal. How long if not better is rare muscle disorder likely?

See your PCP: Get a referral to a cardiologist. Depends what blood test done and for what reason. Make sure do liver and kidney function test if under stress talk to your friend. If lack of sleep get chamomile tea, or yogurt helps you to sleep. ...Read more

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My vitamin d tested @30. Can this cause muscle fatigue? Started 5000iu of vit. D, how long before feel affects?

My vitamin d tested @30. Can this cause muscle fatigue? Started 5000iu of vit. D, how long before feel affects?

Vitamin D Level: Muscle fatigue among a host of other health related issues, may occur with low d levels. Keep in mind that vitamin d should be in an oil base when taken. Also be aware that you only absorb ~35% of an oral dose. Most efficient route is sub-lingual. ...Read more

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What could cause an onset of severe muscle fatigue in a middle age adult?

Difficult question: This question needs more data. If it is after sports activity, we still need to know after how long and how much sport? This usually as a result of spine problems in general, or arterial flow promblem. If occurred suddenly with no sport , and persisted, then question is embolism to brain or ischemic problem, if resoled there is a question of tia. ...Read more

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Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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