Fatigue is a term used to describe an overall feeling of tiredness or lack of energy. It isn't the same as simply feeling drowsy or sleepy. When you're fatigued, you have no motivation and no energy. Being sleepy may be a symptom of fatigue, but it's not the same thing.
Call for an appointment with our doctor if your fatigue has persisted for two or more weeks despite making an effort to rest, reduce stress, choose a healthy diet and drink plenty of fluids.
You should call 911 if your fatigue is accompanied by any of these other symptoms:
Change in mental status, such as becoming disoriented, confused or unconscious
Inability to urinate
Inability to wake someone who complained of fatigue
Recent sudden weight gain or swelling
Thoughts of harming or killing yourself
In other cases, make an appointment with your primary care provider. See your doctor for fatigue that has lasted for many weeks and is accompanied by:
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