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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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I am at 5 of my normal strength, and cannot breath for the

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i am at 5 of my normal strength, and cannot breath for the last 3 years
JA: What are all your symptoms? Are you taking any medication?
Customer: we are talking after 12 stephs
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the staph infection?
Customer: no, what is staph , ???
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

What are your age and gender?

What are the investigations/treatments done for your symptoms?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
i am 77 ,and as fit as 44 year old, oh by the 5 per cent of my normal strength.after 30 paces was to weak to stand up, so i fell over, then with help another 20 mins to stand up
sorry male

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You would need the following investigations:

Complete blood count (CBC)

Liver function tests

Thyroid function tests

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)

Serum electrolyte level measurement

Immunoglobulin M (IgM)/immunoglobulin G (IgG) coxsackievirus B titer

IgM/IgG human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) titer

IgM/IgG C pneumoniae titer

Autoimmune panel

Anemia panel.

Creatinine kinase


Lung/pulmonary function tests.

These should give you the diagnosis and the treatment protocol.