Do I Really Have CFS?

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kisses_from_cat
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Date Joined Sep 2006
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   Posted 9/24/2006 8:07 AM (GMT -7)   
Hey everyone.
i am reluctant to believe that i have CFS.  I have a lot of the symptoms. and the fatigue is definately the worst.  But the fatigue comes on and of.  4 years ago it began.  For  a few months i would have this awful fatigue, then for a few months i wouldnt...and so on.  The times were i didnot suffer from the horrible fatigue, i did get tired easily and trouble waking up in the mornings.  But nothing compared to that fatigue.   Has anyone experienced something like that?  or have i been misdiagnosed?
 
Thanks
Cat<3

hippimom2
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   Posted 9/24/2006 6:47 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Cat and welcome. I'm sorry you have been battling fatigue for so long. CFS is difficult to diagnose and there really isn't a sure way to know if you really do have CFS. Did you have mono/ebv at anytime and do you get swollen glands/sore throats and low grade fevers? These are some of the standard symptoms of CFS.

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ruggedtoast
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Date Joined Apr 2006
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   Posted 9/29/2006 10:20 PM (GMT -7)   
Incidentally my doctor told me that the average length of time people will suffer from a bout of cfs is between 2 and 4 years.

ruggedtoast
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   Posted 9/30/2006 10:09 AM (GMT -7)   
Actually Im based in London knickers. Unfortunately I think my chances of getting homeopathic treatment paid for by my PCT is just about nil but Ill bear it in mind for the future.
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