Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Cross Country Runner
    avatar
    mcummins87 posted:
    My son is a 16 y.o. and runs Cross Country. He started out well during the preseason and felt like this was going to be a great year. In the last few weeks he has complained of overall fatigue, he had a swollen lymph node under his neck, and a poor appetite. After numerous test everything is fine. He has been released back to full duty. He has complained while running he gets cold. This had never happened to him before and I was wondering if there could be an explanation. He is so discouraged because he can't make his times and and he feels so bad for letting his team down.
    Reply
     
    avatar
    Louise_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Did they check his thyroid when they did the other tests?
     
    avatar
    An_198501 replied to Louise_WebMD_Staff's response:
    Yes they checked his thyroid and that was OK.


    Helpful Tips

    Ab ExercisesExpert
    As mentioned in the Losing Belly Fat post, you cannot spot reduce, but you can tighten muscles under excess fat. As a result you could ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    58 of 72 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.