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Im 36 male and feel drained of energy, with awful headache,

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hi im 36 male and feel drained of energy, with awful headache, sore throat, shivers, feel hot, ribs hurt a bit, been off work 2 weeks already, what could it be please
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for this questionThis could be a viral infection like the flu but it could be something elsethyroid conditions are common in young people. Be sure to get that tested
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how would I know if it was pneumonia
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
what sort of thyroid disorders please
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
you would need an xray of the chesthigh or low thyroid. Usually caused by the immune system
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
can pneumonia disappear on its own if it was that
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
would I knowi if it was pneumonia
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
sometimes your body can treat pneumonia but not alwaysgenerally it needs antibioticsYou might not know
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hoping its just a flu virus, probably is as chest seems fine, so just rest is the best thing
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
I would try to get seen if you can to be sure
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok thanks for help
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
welcome :)