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My 17 year old has been suffering from fatigue , falling asleep

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My 17 year old has been suffering from fatigue , falling asleep shaking not eating no energy , a sore throat stomach pains this has been going on and off for several months she is also sick with it I have taken her to the GPs and all they say is stress but she is not stressed has no worries what could this be
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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he needs blood testing and his thyroid levels checked.

Dr. David :

and he needs blood testing to check for mononucleosis viral infection.

Dr. David :

if he has excessive anxiety symptoms causing him not to eat and causing him to shake, he needs treatment to help him decrease his anxiety symptoms.

Dr. David :

does he have excessive anxiety symptoms?

Customer: No she has no anxiety no viral infection shaking happens wether she eats or not
Customer: The problems have been going on for some months
Dr. David :

she needs to get her blood pressure and blood glucose levels checked when she is shaking.

Dr. David :

she might need to see a neurologist to see why she is shaking.

Customer: Blood pressure and blood glucose where all normal
Dr. David :

she needs to see a neurologist and get a brain MRI scan and more blood testing to find out why she is falling asleep and shaking.

Dr. David :

she needs a brain CT or MRI scan

Customer: Many thanks for that
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