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How does cfs affect children?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Variously

Children are not a common population subtype to develop chronic fatigue syndrome, but i assume they are prone just as adults.
The underlying cause must be sought out and treated accordingly. The way it affects children varies, but physical symptoms - fatigue, weakness, malaise, somnolence may be present. Mental health - depression, slowiness, academic worsening may all be present.

In brief: Variously

Children are not a common population subtype to develop chronic fatigue syndrome, but i assume they are prone just as adults.
The underlying cause must be sought out and treated accordingly. The way it affects children varies, but physical symptoms - fatigue, weakness, malaise, somnolence may be present. Mental health - depression, slowiness, academic worsening may all be present.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually unaffected

If you mean chronic fatigue syndrome , young children are unaffected.
Teen agers may sometime mimiccfs after a bout of mono.

In brief: Usually unaffected

If you mean chronic fatigue syndrome , young children are unaffected.
Teen agers may sometime mimiccfs after a bout of mono.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: CFS???

Please rephrase your question since cfs is not a typical abbreviation.
CF is an abbreviation for cystic fibrosis.

In brief: CFS???

Please rephrase your question since cfs is not a typical abbreviation.
CF is an abbreviation for cystic fibrosis.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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