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What causes fatigue, low grade fevers with night sweats and headaches?

I have very bad fatigue, low grade fevers My temp most days is 99.5 - 101 , joint pain, night sweats,headaches. My cbc come back normal , I have no sign of infection ,my tsh was normal. I have cutaneous lupus but my blood work shows no sle . I have had these symptoms for almost 1 year . I feel so bad now its hard to work anymore . My doctor keeps telling me it must be from something that happened in my past that is causing my fever and other symptoms is there other test he should do, the only tests he has done is the blood ? I m not over weight, I am 40 and female.
Tue, 15 Sep 2020
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Hello,

Your symptoms are suggestive of a connective tissue disorder. I recommend trying steroids and see if they help improve your situation. Another test to consider would be a brain MRI.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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What causes fatigue, low grade fevers with night sweats and headaches?

Hello, Your symptoms are suggestive of a connective tissue disorder. I recommend trying steroids and see if they help improve your situation. Another test to consider would be a brain MRI. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist