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General fatigue, 26 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I a
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :  
User :   So my problem is
User :   I feel weak a lot
User :   Like fatigued
User :   I would say 65 % of the time
User :   Sometimes it gets so bad that I feel like I'm going to die
Doctor :   May i know you age , gender and occupation ?
User :   I have gotten blood tests done they all seem ok
User :   Keg seems ok
User :   I'm 26
User :   Male
User :   I work long hours at a clothing store and I'm also a recording artist
Doctor :   ok, are you over weight ?
User :   No
Doctor :   My i know your height n weight ?
User :   6'2 215 pounds
User :   Muscular
Doctor :   pretty good physique
User :   I used to play professional basketball
Doctor :   are you working out in a gym ?
User :   Play 2, 3 times a week nowadays
User :   But I feel horrible most of the time
User :   Which stresses me out
Doctor :   Ok, Can you describe me the fatigue you experience ?
User :   Sometimes it interfears with my job
User :   Like I start feeling really really week
User :   Weak
User :   And I feel like I'm going to faint
User :   And then I get nervous
Doctor :   How are your food habits and timings ?
User :   I would say I eat healthy
User :   Try to avoid fast food
User :   Sometimes I eat a lot at night but I have been controlling that as well
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms ?
User :   The thing is my ekg was fine my blood tests were fine
Doctor :   like fever , cough , breathlesness , weight loss etc
User :   Yet I feel like I'm going to die alot
User :   Non of the above
User :   I have been having a really hard time sleeping at night
User :   And then I wake up exhausted in the morning
Doctor :   ok, i consider the problem in you is mostly due to energy imbalance
User :   My symptoms are usually really bad in the morning or early afternoon...and I start feeling better later on
Doctor :   its just about having food at right time
User :   And I consistently feel like somethings wrong with my heart
Doctor :   ok, i advice you to eat little in the dinner and more in the breakfast
User :   Ok..
Doctor :   no, if heart has problem , the ekg would have picked
User :   Well like I said I've been avoiding the late night food thing
Doctor :   and have a fresh lime juice with honey in it early in the morning empty stomach
User :   I get tingling in my left arm alot
User :   Specially when I feel like I have to pee or go for number 2
Doctor :   it can also be attributed to lack of blood supply or less energy food
User :   I will try the lime juice thing
Doctor :   Also have fruit juices with honey more than sugar or glucose
Doctor :   have juices in between meals
User :   Most of the time I don't feel like going anywhere and I like to spend my days off in bed
Doctor :   it will keep you energetic
User :   Ok...
User :   All I really drink is water
Doctor :   yes, its a typical energy lacking fatigue
User :   And beer at night..
Doctor :   a beer is fine
User :   I smoke weed sometimes
User :   Used to smoke alot
Doctor :   try juices with honey they ad to usable calories
User :   But when Im in this state weed only worsens my condition
Doctor :   better lessen the weed
User :   Yea I have already
Doctor :   it could not only worsen but can cause the nerve degeneration
User :   Which means?
Doctor :   aggravation of the numbness tingling in the arms and legs
User :   Ok..
User :   So what juices do you recommend in particular?
User :   Might just Oder some from right now
Doctor :   Grape, orange, apple, and banana
User :   And then put honey in them?
Doctor :   and lime for early morning
Doctor :   yes, right
User :   I also have lots of lumps on my back
User :   One just by ,y left shoulder blade
User :   When it gets massaged it causes my left arm to twitch
Doctor :   May i know the average size of them ?
User :   Without me doing anything
User :   I don't know..
User :   But I got a massage from a therapist the other day and she said I had some "pretty nasty stuff"in there
User :   And from back there all the way to the front of my left chest I feel tension a lot
Doctor :   can you tell me the size of the nearest one to your reach ?
User :   Hmmm..
User :   Its really hard to say
Doctor :   approximate ?
User :   I'm trine think of the size of an object to compare it with
User :   Like
User :   A little smaller than a computer button
Doctor :   oh , fine
Doctor :   i could only think of Neurofibromatosis
Doctor :   get examined by a surgeon
Doctor :   its not dangerous , very common condition
User :   A surgeon?
Doctor :   and you getting twitches is typical
User :   Would I need a recommendation from my family doctor?
Doctor :   yes, general surgeon
Doctor :   yes,
User :   I really don't want to feel like this
User :   It's horrible
User :   And it makes me think like I said like I'm going to die..
User :   And I don't wanna feel or think that way
User :   I'm too young for this
Doctor :   and i say there is no need to worry
Doctor :   you are alright
User :   It feels like the total opposite though..I'm not exaggerating
Doctor :   just for confirming the diagnosis i want you to visit the surgeon
User :   And I'm not panicking or anything
User :   I just really feel horrible alot
Doctor :   i think you are being more anxious
Doctor :   just re affirm the fact that you are alright
User :   Well I'm not anxious to begin with..but if you feel like you are going to faint or your hearts going to give up on you of course you get a little worried
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   but its not that bad
Doctor :   you just feel , but its not happening
User :   So what can I do to stop feeling like this?
User :   I will try the juice thing
User :   But what else
Doctor :   follow my advice , have juices frequently and visit a surgeon
User :   Like I mean this is affecting my quality of life and my productivity
Doctor :   you have to go for outing or social mixing up so that you can keep your mind occupied
User :   Yea..
Doctor :   Avoid drugs
Doctor :   no medication is better than affirming the fact that you are alright
User :   Could it be that some of the arteries by my heart are like
User :   I dint know tight or something
Doctor :   no, no
Doctor :   the picture would be different then

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