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I have had infections in both my urinary tract and gut for about 1 & 1/2 years following a hospital stay after incurring a GI bleed that resulted in 4 heart attacks, 3 seizures, and 36 units of blood. Immediately followed by PE's. I realize it takes time to heal, but I have gotten progressively more tired and now I cannot walk through my house without hanging on for my life! It exhausts me to take a shower or even use the rest room. If I force myself to do more than my body allows, I shut down the next day and can't get out of bed. I have both ND's and MD's working to clear out the Klebsiella Infection. We are now 1/2 of the way through lose dose long term antibiotics, since numerous bouts of high dose accomplished nada. I just want to know if it is possible this infection is causing my exhaustion? Has any one experienced something similar? I am a 60 year old female and have never been sidelined like this! My husband used to refer to me as the energizer bunny! I'd be happy to just move

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replied April 11th, 2017
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Severe weakness and debility along with the complex history could be indicative that you may have disorders affecting your heart and lung functions which are the most common cause of generalized exhaustion. The superadded infection would act as a additive factor, and increases your stress.

A Chest X-ray and if required a echocardiogram can help in assessment of the underlying medical condition.

Hence consult with your doctor and seek a proper medical opinion .

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