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The Many Causes of Fatigue Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Alcohol FAQs HIV-AIDS FAQs Blood and Bleeding Disorders FAQs Vitamin D FAQs Infertility FAQs Leukemia FAQs Restless Leg Syndrome RLS FAQs Celiac Disease Celiac Sprue FAQs Crohn's Disease FAQs Anemia During Pregnancy Bleeding Ulcer Symptoms and Causes Acquired Methemoglobinemia Endometrial Cancer Symptoms Questions To Ask Your Doctor - General Celiac Disease Symptoms Why Am I So Tired? The Many Causes of Fatigue Blood Doping Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) The Broad Spectrum of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Disease Suggested Reading on Anemia by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 65 articles Kidney Failure Kidney failure can occur from an acute event or a chronic condition or disease. Prerenal kidney failure is caused by blood loss, dehydration, medication. Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding) Rectal bleeding (hematochezia) refers to the passage of bright red blood from the anus. Common causes include anal fissures, hemorrhoids, diverticulitis, Leukemia Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood cells in which the growth and development of the blood cells are abnormal. Strictly speaking, leukemia should Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension) Low blood pressure, also referred to as hypotension, is blood pressure that is so low that it causes symptoms or signs due to the low flow of blood through Colon Cancer Colon cancer is a malignancy that arises from the Muscle Spasms Muscle spasms are involuntary muscle contractions that come on suddenly and are usually quite painful. Dehydration, doing strenuous exercise in a hot environment, Gastritis Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining. Causes of gastritis include drinking too much Nosebleed Nosebleed is common in dry climates during winter months, and in hot dry climates with low humidity. 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