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DrRussMD, Board Certified MD
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Have had superficial bladder cancer 1/2 years And cystoscopy

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Have had superficial bladder cancer for 5 1/2 years And cystoscopy every 3 months Early days (2014) had 6 BCG Treatments which were repeated of late following regrowth. In October last Medics discovered I also had superficial colon cancer
5 1/2 open operation followed (not keyhole) in December lat
Told by both Surgeons that all is now OK but my problem is serious lack of energy ........... normally all OK for the first hour or so every morning but then fever followed by energy loss
My last BCG (SIXTH this time ....?... (same about 2 years ago)
Can u guide me please
I am 75 years of age but up to 2012 was walking in excess of 100 km per week and dot smoke or drink
Aidan Goggin,
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Fatigue can be for many reasons

If you had chemo

If you had surgery


thyroid function problems

adrenal problems

other underlying disease.

Vitamin D deficiency

Iron deficiency

B vitamin deficiency

Magnesium deficiency.

I would have an internist consider these possibilities and check for all of them.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I think it is medication related

what meds are you on currently?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


We can not say this is medication related.

Even if medication contributed, a list of other medical problems need to be ruled out.

See your medical doctor about this.