Infectious CFS: Introduction
Infectious CFS: Infectious chronic fatigue syndrome is a chronic fatigue condition which may follow severe infections - viral or other. The condition is often debilitating and may be difficult to diagnose due to lack of specific tests for the condition.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Infectious CFS is available below.
Symptoms of Infectious CFS
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symptoms of Infectious CFS
Treatments for Infectious CFS
- There is no cure but various symptomatic measures can be used e.g. avoid physical or emotional stress, antidepressants, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, anti-anxiety medications and stimulants. Other therapies which may assist some patients includes cognitive behavioural therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic therapy, cranial-sacral techniques, hypnosis, massage therapy and stretching exercise programs
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Infectious CFS:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Infectious CFS?
Causes of Infectious CFS
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Infectious CFS: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Infectious CFS
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different severities.
Diseases in...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of...read more »
RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown
sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is often misdiagnosed.
The typical symptoms are night-time...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis of...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek help...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety...read more »
Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms
that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders).
For example, fatigue, headache, weight gain, diabetes...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as ...read more »
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Infectious CFS: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Muscle and Orthopedic Specialists:
- Nerve Specialists:
- Mental Health Specialists:
- Pain Specialists:
- Sleep/Insomnia Health Specialists:
- more specialists...»
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Hospitals & Clinics: Infectious CFS
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
for medical facilities in specialties related to Infectious CFS:
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Choosing the Best Hospital:
More general information, not necessarily in relation to Infectious CFS,
on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Infectious CFS: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Infectious CFS: Animations
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Types of Infectious CFS
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