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Don't think this is worth a trip to the doctor...so...!

(14 Posts)
Elfina Tue 18-Feb-14 08:09:12

Diagnose me MNers!

For the past week I've been feeling really crappy - dizzy, nauseous, lighteaded and utterly shattered. Deffo not pregnant. What could it be?

Auntimatter Tue 18-Feb-14 08:10:33

Could be anything. That's why GPs exist.

Go and see yours.

GaryTheTankEngine Tue 18-Feb-14 08:12:04

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Atbeckandcall Tue 18-Feb-14 08:13:01

Probably just one of them illusions of winter viruses, but if it hasn't improved in that time call your GP x

piratecat Tue 18-Feb-14 08:18:05

it does sound just like a virus i had before xmas. i felt like it on and off for two weeks.
i posted about it and others had it. hth get well soon.

LucyLasticBand Tue 18-Feb-14 08:21:11

the flu

LucyLasticBand Tue 18-Feb-14 08:21:29

or middle ear infection?

Elfina Tue 18-Feb-14 08:47:31

I feel breathless at times, too. I will go to the GP if it sounds like I need to, but I'm just about functional enough to come to work (and I really don't have the time to take off to see the GP unless its serious!) Hmm, can you have a middle ear infection with no ear pain?

GaryTheTankEngine Tue 18-Feb-14 11:45:43

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Elfina Wed 19-Feb-14 21:01:14

Just in case anyone was interested in the outcome....drum roll...anaemia!

LucyLasticBand Wed 19-Feb-14 22:16:26

oh wow,
are you on iron tablets? did they take your blood or just idangose ?

hope you feel better now

Elfina Thu 20-Feb-14 16:55:32

Blood taken and not confirmed yet, but looking pretty likely (am veggie).

WowserBowser Thu 20-Feb-14 17:00:41

I was going to say amaemia as that's exactly how i felt when i had it whilst pregnant

chocoluvva Thu 20-Feb-14 17:06:14

Take a good quality liquid iron supplement rather than tablets - absorbed better and gentler on your stomach. Take with vitamin C to help with the absorption.

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