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Can cancer cause persistent fatigue?

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I am afraid I have cancer I am extreme fatigue for 3 weeks I sleep 8 hours still very tired I work from 3pm to 11pm as a cna what's wrong with me? I think I'm dying because I never have energy.
Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Some investigations need to be done:

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!
I have gone carefully through your concern.

Fatigue is a symptom suggestive of many pathologies, so you do not have to think the worse.
It may be anemia, an underactive thyroid, chronic fatigue syndrome etc.

Apart from a detailed clinical examination, you need the below-mentioned exams:

-Full blood count and ferritin level
-ESR and protein C reactive
-Glucose level and HbA1c
-Urea and creatinine with Urine analysis
-Vit D 25 OH

Please do not hesitate to attach the results. It'll be a pleasure to help you further.

Kind regards,
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