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Feeling very tired and weak in small activity. Underlying causes? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Sep-2013
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Doctor:I am
User:hello doctor
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:yes, i feel very tired and if I do a small activity also, i feel very weak and tired
User:this is happening past two weeks
Doctor:Do you have any other symptoms?
Doctor:Like a headache
Doctor:or fever
Doctor:or pain some where?
User:i have neckpain past two days
User:i am feeling better with neckpain today
User:also feel like indigesgtion
Doctor:Since how long?
User:one week
Doctor:Before two weeks were you completely fine?
User:yes..i was okay doing normal activity
Doctor:Are you going around in hot weather?
Doctor:Do you have any idea about how weakness started?
User:no..past few days i have this problem
Doctor:Since you have no other symptom, I think it is worthwhile to get it tested with blood tests
Doctor:It should not be ignored
User:ok...what kind of blood test?
Doctor:It has to include a few tests like hemogram, liver function tests, kidney function tests, etc
Doctor:Something should come up on it
Doctor:Even if there is some sort of unknown infection, it will show up on these tests
Doctor:Anemia does not present on such short period, but should be ruled out
Doctor:Did you do something unusual before these symptoms started, like moving to a new place?
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:no..all i did was changed my daily routine.. i used to work in a 2-11pm shift but past two weeks i am working on a 11-8pm shift
User:there is no other change...
Doctor:Any change in source of food?
Doctor:Any specific time you feel weak?
User:no.. as i mention, if i do a small activity or even take stairs to first floor i feel uneasy and tired
Doctor:Did you get your BP checked?
User:my bp is normal i check
User:checked during these situation
Doctor:I think blood tests are a must
Doctor:Lets see if something comes up on tests
User:ok.. is there a way i can XXXXXXX a good doctor personally.. i do not know a proper doctor at my locality
Doctor:You can search it on our website
User:ok thank yoiu!
Doctor:ok then
User:thank you!
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Take care
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