Symptom: Fatigue


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Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
Introduction: Fatigue means lacking energy or strength and is a very common symptom. However, the term in common usage may mean many things, including drowsiness (sleepiness), lethargy, tiredness, malaise, listlessness, or weakness (including muscular weakness). Sometimes it is hard to know exactly whether you are tired, weak, fatigued, or have other symptoms. Nevertheless, any type of fatigue can indicate a serious medical condition and needs prompt medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Fatigue:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Fatigue (69 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Fatigue (3 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Fatigue (232 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Fatigue (14 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Fatigue: drowsiness (51), malaise (61), lethargy (36)
    Symptoms related to Fatigue: malaise (61), drowsiness (51), prostration (16), listlessness (6), weakness (227), tired (73), lethargy (36)
    Fatigue type of: Common symptoms (662), Sick (464), Muscle weakness (204)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Fatigue: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Fatigue as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Fatigue: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Fatigue as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Fatigue: The following list of conditions have 'Fatigue' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acidosis ... drowsiness
  • Acromegaly ... fatigue
  • Acute Bronchitis ... generally unwell
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis ... lethargy
  • Acute kidney failure ... lethargy
  • Acute rheumatic fever ... malaise
  • Addiction ... fatigue
  • Addison's Disease ... lethargy, fatigue
  • African Sleeping sickness ... extreme fatigue, malaise
  • Alcohol abuse ... drowsiness
  • Amphetamines ... fatigue, over-sleeping
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... persistent fatigue
  • Anemia ... fatigue
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis ... fatigue
  • Anthrax ... malaise
  • Aplastic anemia ... fatigue
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis ... fatigue
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... sluggishness

    B

  • Barbiturate abuse ... sleepiness
  • Bipolar disorder ... lack of energy, sluggishness
  • Brain compression ... drowsiness
  • Brainerd diarrhea ... fatigue
  • Breast abscess ... generally unwell
  • Bronchiolitis ... fatigue, lethargic
  • Bronchitis ... generally unwell

    C

  • Celiac Disease ... fatigue
  • Chagas disease ... lethargy, sleepiness
  • Chemical pneumonia ... fatigue
  • Chickenpox ... malaise
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ... persistent fatigue, fatigue from exertion, fatigue, intermittent fatigue
  • Chronic Hepatitis C ... Fatigue
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy ... fatigue
  • Chronic kidney failure ... lethargy
  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... Fatigue
  • Classic childhood ALD ... fatigue
  • Cocaine ... lack of energy
  • Colorectal Polyps ... fatigue
  • Common migraine ... fatigue
  • Concussion ... difficulty waking up
  • Congestive Heart Failure ... fatigue
  • Constipation ... feeling sluggish
  • Cor pulmonale ... tiring easily
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis ... fatigue
  • Cryptosporiosis ... fatigue
  • Cushing's syndrome ... fatigue
  • Cyclic vomiting syndrome ... drowsiness
  • Cyclosporiasis ... fatigue
  • Cytomegalovirus ... fatigue

    D

  • Decompression sickness ... fatigue
  • Dehydration ... sleepiness, Fatigue
  • Depression ... lack of energy, sluggishness
  • Depressive disorders ... lack of energy, sluggishness
  • Dermatomyositis ... fatigue, general discomfort
  • Diabetes ... Malaise, Drowsiness, fatigue
  • Diabetic hypoglycemia ... drowsiness
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis ... drowsiness
  • Diarrhea ... Fatigue
  • Dientamoeba fragilis ... fatigue
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy ... fatigue
  • Dysthymia ... lack of energy, feelings of fatigue, sluggishness

    E

  • East African Trypanosomiasis ... extreme fatigue, daytime sleepiness
  • Ebola ... fatigue
  • Ecstasy ... fatigue
  • Ehrlichiosis ... malaise
  • Encephalitis ... drowsiness, fatigue
  • End-stage renal disease ... drowsiness
  • Enterocolitis ... sluggishness
  • Erythema nodosum ... malaise
  • Extradural hematoma ... drowsiness

    F

  • Fibromyalgia ... fatigue
  • Flu ... fatigue
  • Food poisoning ... fatigue

    G

  • Gastrinoma ... fatigue
  • Gastritis ... lethargy
  • Gaucher Disease ... fatigue
  • Generalized anxiety disorder ... fatigue
  • Gingivostomatitis ... malaise
  • Glomerulonephritis ... fatigue
  • Goodpasture syndrome ... fatigue
  • Gulf War syndrome ... chronic fatigue

    H

  • Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease ... malaise
  • Hangover ... fatigue
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... fatigue
  • Head injury ... drowsiness
  • Heart attack ... extreme fatigue
  • Heart block ... fatigue
  • Heart failure ... fatigue
  • Heat exhaustion ... fatigue
  • Heatstroke ... fatigue
  • Hemochromatosis ... lack of energy, chronic fatigue, fatigue
  • Hepatitis ... lethargy, malaise, fatigue
  • Hepatitis A ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis B ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis C ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis D ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis E ... fatigue
  • Hepatitis X ... fatigue
  • Hepatoma ... malaise
  • Histoplasmosis ... malaise
  • HIV/AIDS ... lack of energy, extreme fatigue, fatigue
  • Hodgkin's Disease ... fatigue
  • Hookworm ... malaise, fatigue
  • Hydrocephalus ... lethargy, drowsiness
  • Hypercalcemia ... fatigue
  • Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome ... sleepiness, Fatigue
  • Hyperparathyroidism ... fatigue
  • Hypersomnia ... daytime sleepiness
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ... fatigue from exertion, fatigue
  • Hypoglycemia ... drowsiness
  • Hypoglycemic attack ... drowsiness
  • Hypothermia ... drowsiness
  • Hypothyroidism ... sluggishness

    I

  • Insomnia ... daytime tiredness, drowsiness, fatigue
  • Interstitial lung disease ... fatigue
  • Iron deficiency anemia ... fatigue

    J

  • Jaundice ... lethargy
  • Jet lag ... sleepiness, drowsiness

    K

  • Kidney Cancer ... malaise, Fatigue
  • Kidney failure ... drowsiness, fatigue

    L

  • Lactic Acidosis ... Lethargy
  • Lassa fever ... lethargy
  • Lead poisoning ... drowsiness
  • Leukemia ... fatigue
  • Liver abscess ... malaise
  • Liver cancer ... malaise, fatigue
  • Liver failure ... drowsiness
  • Lung abscess ... malaise
  • Lung cancer ... Fatigue
  • Lupus ... extreme fatigue, malaise, fatigue
  • Lyme disease ... malaise, severe fatigue, fatigue
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... malaise, drowsiness
  • Lymphoma ... persistent fatigue

    M

  • Malabsorption ... fatigue
  • Malaria ... fatigue
  • Marfan syndrome ... fatigue
  • Melioidosis ... drowsiness
  • Meningitis ... difficulty waking up, lethargy, lethargy, lethargy, sleepiness, difficulty waking
  • Meningococcal disease ... difficulty waking up, lethargy, lethargy, sleepiness, difficulty waking
  • Menopause ... lethargy
  • Menorrhagia ... fatigue
  • Mesenteric Adenitis ... malaise
  • Mononucleosis ... malaise, fatigue
  • Motion sickness ... yawning, drowsiness
  • Mountain sickness ... lethargy, drowsiness, fatigue
  • Multiple Myeloma ... fatigue
  • Mumps ... malaise
  • Mycobacterium avium Complex ... fatigue
  • Myxedema ... lethargy

    N

  • Narcolepsy ... daytime sleep attacks, falling asleep during routine work, drowsiness, falling asleep during laughter, excessive daytime sleepiness, napping
  • Nephrotic syndrome ... malaise
  • Neuroblastoma ... lethargy
  • Nocardiosis ... lethargy
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma ... fatigue

    O

  • Obstructive sleep apnea ... falling asleep while driving, falling asleep during the day, loss of energy, excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... fatigue
  • Opsoclonus Myoclonus ... lethargy, malaise
  • Osteoarthritis ... fatigue
  • Ovarian Cancer ... malaise, loss of energy

    P

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... fatigue
  • Pemphigus ... malaise
  • Periodic limb movements in sleep ... daytime sleepiness
  • Pernicious anemia ... malaise, fatigue
  • Pneumonia ... drowsiness
  • Polio ... malaise
  • Polyarteritis nodosa ... malaise
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica ... malaise, fatigue
  • Post streptococcal glomerulonephritis ... lethargy
  • Post-polio syndrome ... fatigue
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... low energy
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis ... fatigue
  • Primary insomnia ... daytime drowsiness, fatigue
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis ... fatigue
  • Problem Sleepiness ... falling asleep driving, daytime drowsiness, daytime napping
  • Psittacosis ... malaise
  • Pulmonary Anthrax ... malaise
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis ... fatigue
  • Pyelonephritis ... malaise

    Q

  • Q fever ... malaise, general malaise
  • Queensland tick typhus ... malaise

    R

  • Rabies ... Malaise
  • Renal carbuncle ... malaise
  • Renal tuberculosis ... malaise
  • Restless Legs Syndrome ... daytime sleepiness, fatigue
  • Restrictive cardiomyopathy ... fatigue
  • Reye's Syndrome ... lethargy
  • Rheumatic fever ... malaise
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... afternoon malaise, afternoon fatigue, malaise, fatigue
  • Rubella ... malaise

    S

  • Sarcoidosis ... malaise, fatigue, sluggishness
  • SARS ... malaise
  • Scleroderma ... malaise
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome ... lethargy
  • Shingles ... malaise
  • Shock ... lethargy
  • Sick sinus syndrome ... fatigue
  • Sickle Cell Anemia ... fatigue
  • Silicosis ... malaise, fatigue
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... extreme fatigue
  • Sleep apnea ... falling asleep while driving, falling asleep during the day, loss of energy, excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Sleep deprivation ... daytime sleepiness, drowsiness
  • Small Intestine Cancer ... fatigue
  • Stomach cancer ... fatigue
  • Subdural hematoma ... drowsiness
  • Syphilis ... fatigue

    T

  • Temporal arteritis ... fatigue
  • Thalassemia ... fatigue
  • Thyroid disorders ... sluggishness
  • Tick paralysis ... lethargy
  • Tonsilitis ... malaise
  • Tooth abscess ... malaise
  • Toxoplasmosis ... Malaise
  • Transverse myelitis ... general feeling of discomfort
  • Traveler's diarrhea ... malaise
  • Trichinosis ... fatigue
  • Tuberculosis ... fatigue
  • Type 2 diabetes ... Malaise, Drowsiness, fatigue
  • Typhoid fever ... malaise

    U

  • Ulcerative colitis ... Fatigue
  • Upper Respiratory Infection ... malaise
  • Uremia ... drowsiness, loss of energy
  • Urinary tract infections ... malaise, fatigue

    V

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers ... fatigue
  • Viral Hepatitis ... fatigue
  • Viral meningitis ... difficulty waking up, lethargy, lethargy, lethargy, sleepiness, difficulty waking

    W

  • Weil's syndrome ... drowsiness
  • Wernicke's encephalopathy ... drowsiness
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome ... drowsiness
  • West African Trypanosomiasis ... extreme fatigue, daytime sleepiness
  • Whiplash ... fatigue
  • Whipple's Disease ... fatigue

    Y

  • Yaws ... malaise

    Z

  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome ... fatigue
    Conditions listing complications: Fatigue: The following list of conditions have 'Fatigue' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    B

  • Balance disorders ... fatigue
  • Botulism food poisoning ... chronic fatigue
  • Brucellosis ... chronic fatigue

    D

  • Dengue fever ... fatigue

    H

  • Hearing Impairment ... fatigue

    L

  • Lyme disease ... persistent fatigue, severe fatigue

    M

  • Marijuana ... loss of energy
  • Mononucleosis ... Chronic fatigue syndrome

    O

  • Osteoarthritis ... fatigue

    P

  • Periodic limb movements in sleep ... problem sleepiness

    R

  • Restless Legs Syndrome ... problem sleepiness, excessive daytime sleepiness

    S

  • Short Bowel Syndrome ... fatigue
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... fatigue

    T

  • Thrombocytopenia ... fatigue


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