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I have a lot of symptoms around being exhausted, Should I seen an endocrinologist?

By Anonymous June 15, 2011 - 11:18am
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I am totally exhausted at all times. I wake up many times during the night, I fall asleep on short drives. I have dizzy spells and shortness of breath after walking a short distance. I have gained alot of weight after quitting smoking (after 30+ years) I am currently 5'8" and 260. I went to the Dr and he did many tests including a CT scan of my heart and an MRI, he then did a fasting blood sugar test. All came out normal, except I was vitamin D deficient. I was severly anemic (ferratin level of 2) a couple of years ago and had to have iron infusions 3 days a week for the better part of 6 wks. At that time I also had the thermal ablation surgery ( although my periods have mostly returned back to normal now) I dont think this is what it is again because the other symptoms are not there this time. I had a recommendation to see and endocrinologist as they might be able to put the pieces together better. So should I see the endocrinologist or just switch doctors till they find something?

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