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I had severe flu in oct 2010 and had also been under considerable stress. Since then my health has never recovered but is continuing to deteriorate. I feel like I have a combination of flu and jet lag most of the time. Any form of light exercise results in sweating then shivering and i am now finding it increasingly difficult to eat, sleep and can only work part time because of weakness and exhaustion. Been to see gp and nothing on blood tests for Epstein Barr, esr, anaemia. Was given antibiotics as have tiny spots all over the roof of my mouth and throat. This cleared one side of my throat but I continue to feel worse, am losing weight as can't face eating much and spend large parts of my day resting. Any ideas what this might be as gp not helpful and want my life back!
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replied February 7th, 2011
Hello, and thanks for your medical question on E Health Forum.

The presence of chronic weakness, fatigue, loss of weight associated with severe stress, indicate that you may be having a chronic disorder. But the available history is insufficient for making a definitive diagnosis.

You might consider to consult your doctor or a rheumatologist who can evaluate your condition and provide necessary treatment.

I hope this helps.



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replied February 18th, 2011
It sounds like you have mononucleosis. You may want to see a specialist, like an Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) specialist. They are more educated with your symptoms than a general physician.
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