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Alternate Names : Weariness

Fatigue | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

How is the condition diagnosed?

The role of the healthcare provider is to figure out the cause of fatigue. This is done by taking a complete history and doing a physical exam. In some cases, further tests may need to be done. This often involves blood tests, such as a CBC or complete blood count, but it may also include other tests based on the suspected condition. For example, a chest x-ray may be done if lung disease is thought to be the cause.

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Fatigue: Prevention & Expectations

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 07/27/01

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