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Cause of excessive tiredness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Im 26 years old, and i have no energy. Im always tired
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   im XXX
Doctor :   Carry on
Doctor :   Please put your query
User :   im 26 years old and i have no energy. im always tired. i always wake up feelling very tired also
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your height and weight, occupation
User :   im 5'11
User :   250 lbs
User :   i work XXX
Doctor :   Since how long you have this complaint of tiredness?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Please answer
User :   yes
User :   iha had it for awhile already
Doctor :   Can you tell me approx duraiton?
User :   a year or so
Doctor :   Did you gain in weight significantly within the past one year?
User :   not really \
Doctor :   Do you have problems with swallowing or vision?
User :   a bit
Doctor :   Whom do you stay with?
User :   maybe 8-10 pounds
User :   girlfriend
Doctor :   Do you feel that this tired ness is more during winter?
Doctor :   or some season
Doctor :   Do you have significant family history of medical problems of Thyroid, Heart disease, high BP
User :   same
User :   high bp
Doctor :   Obesity ?
Doctor :   Are you sick frequently?
User :   yes i used to be sick a lot
User :   not any more though
Doctor :   Any medications now?
User :   no
Doctor :   Did you see a Doctor for this problem?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you notice a swelling infront of neck?
Doctor :   that moves on swallowing
User :   no swelling
Doctor :   Does the tiredness increase as the day progresses?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have swelling of feet or arms or face?
User :   not that i have noticed
Doctor :   Do you smoke or take alcohol?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have mood changes ?
User :   not really
Doctor :   Were you treated for anything else in the past?
User :   im usually moody though
User :   no
Doctor :   How is your sexual life?
User :   so-so
User :   i live with my girlfriend
Doctor :   Is it not as good as you have started it?
Doctor :   *had
User :   we have sex about once or twice a week
Doctor :   Are you stressed out in the occupation you are in?
User :   low pay
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I have few recommendations for you
User :   ok
Doctor :   First you have to rule out few medical conditions
User :   ok?
Doctor :   Anemia, Thyroid and some hormonal tests
User :   ok
User :   hormonal test
User :   ?
User :   what else
Doctor :   LH and FSH
User :   ok
User :   anything else?
Doctor :   2) After test, serious thoughts about weight loss
User :   ok
Doctor :   3) Regular 1 hour exercise
Doctor :   Anything to start with
User :   ok
Doctor :   4) Eat colorful
Doctor :   fruits and vegetables rather than meat
Doctor :   Rely on low calorie food
Doctor :   Helloa re you there
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