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37 weeks with dizziness and ringing in ears

(8 Posts)
kerrymumbles Mon 28-Jul-14 21:09:46

A friend of mine is 37 weeks and just told me tonight that for the past 2 mornings she has woken up dizzy with ringing in her ears but that it passes after a while.

I looked up the symptoms of preeclampsia and it doesn't fit the bill (unless I just read the wrong web page).

She has a regular appt. tomorrow and I urged her to bring it up.

Does this sound like anything to be concerned about?

kerrymumbles Mon 28-Jul-14 21:11:38

she is otherwise in perfect health.

Ninjabread Mon 28-Jul-14 21:23:28

She should get her bp checked at her appt and they will test her wee too.

Jellylove Mon 28-Jul-14 21:26:12

These are not symptoms of pre-eclampsia more likely a viral ear infection or labarynthitis

Jellylove Mon 28-Jul-14 21:27:02

She is better off seeing gp rather than midwife for such symptoms

kerrymumbles Mon 28-Jul-14 23:56:09

thanks Jelly and Ninja!

MB34 Tue 29-Jul-14 08:58:25

I know it sounds odd, but could be a form of migraine. I wasn't pregnant but developed these symptoms, for a long time the Drs and specialists didn't know why I was getting them (I was even told I'd have to live with the tinnitus for the rest of my life).
However, long story short, turns out they are symptoms of a rare form of migraine and when I changed the pill I was on, both symptoms disappeared!
Tell her to take it easy and treat it as a migraine then see what happens.

Monkey44 Tue 29-Jul-14 09:20:58

The tinnitus with dizziness can be a sign of anaemia. has she had her blood tested? I experienced these symptoms when my red blood cell count dropped.

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