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jimblejambles Thu 08-Nov-12 09:09:14

Apologies for the thread title.
I keep getting really bad headaches above my eyes that make me throw up. Then I feel awful for about an hour and can't stand bright lights.
Then they fade away and I am then starving.
I am 14 weeks pregnant.
Has anyone else had this? Trying to decide if I am getting migraines or this is just another lovely pregnancy symptom.

crunchingautumnleaves Thu 08-Nov-12 12:03:17

Could be all sorts of things - would get it checked out if I were you. One thought though, have you been spending much time on a smartphone. I got horrendous headaches like you described and eyes also felt v sore & bruised - then discovered it was cos I'd spent too much time reading stuff on such a small screen.

HavingALittleFaithBaby Thu 08-Nov-12 21:48:02

I had similar too - I get migraines and it was similar but my migraines linger for 24-48 hours. I found paracetamol and codiene helped and those migraine kool and soothe strips to put on my head. It seemed to take the edge off.

YorkshireRose12 Fri 09-Nov-12 10:04:29

You need to get this checked out asap as it could be a symptom of high blood pressure which could be dangerous for both you and your baby. Ring your MW today and she will advise what best to do - don't worry about "bothering" them, it's what they're there for! Of course, it may well not be anything serious - in which case sorry to alarm you - but better safe than sorry.

IBlameThePenguins Fri 09-Nov-12 11:51:01

I am 21 weeks now, and have been having this since about 8 weeks. I did ask my mw, who checked my bp, which was fine. She did say it was pretty common though, if that helps.

jimblejambles Fri 09-Nov-12 13:07:47

Thank you. Have rung the midwife and just waiting for her to get back in touch

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