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How could my doctor know if I have cfs?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Chronic Fatigue

The centers for disease control (cdc) describes cfs as a distinct disorder with specific symptoms and physical signs, based on ruling out other possible causes.
Cfs is diagnosed after your health care provider rules out other possible causes of fatigue.

In brief: Chronic Fatigue

The centers for disease control (cdc) describes cfs as a distinct disorder with specific symptoms and physical signs, based on ruling out other possible causes.
Cfs is diagnosed after your health care provider rules out other possible causes of fatigue.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Complete evaluation

Your doctor will do a complete history and physical and order blood and urine tests.
These test will tell your doctor if there is something else causing your symptoms. Diagnosis of cfs can only be made once other causes are ruled out and fatigue has persisted for 6 months or greater, other criteria include loss of memory or concentration, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, .

In brief: Complete evaluation

Your doctor will do a complete history and physical and order blood and urine tests.
These test will tell your doctor if there is something else causing your symptoms. Diagnosis of cfs can only be made once other causes are ruled out and fatigue has persisted for 6 months or greater, other criteria include loss of memory or concentration, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, .
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