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Extreme thirst, vomiting, headaches HELP!!!

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Bex89 Mon 20-May-13 14:23:35

Hey there,

I was hoping for some advice:
I'm 26 weeks pregnant and over the past few days I have been experiencing bouts of extreme thirst, then yesterday I had a very painful headache and my bones feel almost achy and my skin sore, I couldn't leave bed all day.
I was feeling a little better but today I ate some yoghurt and nuts for my breakfast and projectile vomited (tmi) sorry. I'm getting concerned and don't know what to do, would going to the hospital be too much, I just feel awful and fatigued, I'm fit and healthy normally. I can still feel my baby moving too.

Any advice would be great fully appreciated.
Thanks all.

girliefriend Mon 20-May-13 14:28:54

For goodness sake ring your midwife NOW!!!

Sorry don't normally shout but this could be really serious, sounds a lot like gestinational diabetes or poss pre eclempsia, ring midwife now.

<stern look>

Thurlow Mon 20-May-13 14:40:48

Doesn't sound like normal fatigue to me, sorry. At 26w I was seeing off hyperemesis and had low iron, so I was vomiting and tired - but not like that. And not with a shocking headache too.

Please call the MW, if your community MW doesn't answer then call the labour ward and tell them.

Twinklestarstwinklestars Mon 20-May-13 14:43:49

I'm 31 weeks and have felt similar all weekend, I can keep water down though just no food. I have been exhausted and heartburn is making the sickness worse. I went to the ooh doctor yesterday and they just think its pregnancy sickness/heartburn/generally being unwell but I think you should go get your blood pressure checked if poss.

Bex89 Mon 20-May-13 15:08:11

Thanks ladies,
Just rang my midwife who said it sounds like I have a virus, and to make an emergancy appointment in docs(if i can) I know it could be but I'm just not sure this is a virus... It just feels like something different.
Oh we'll ill wait and see...
Ill post and let you all know,
Thanks ladies.x

LadyMedea Mon 20-May-13 15:14:23

Could be a horrible bug, cold be preeclampsia. Ring the midwife or maternity assessment immediately!!!!

girliefriend Mon 20-May-13 16:29:28

Thats o.kay I was worried, do def see someone today to do a bp and urine check if nothing else.

Thurlow Mon 20-May-13 17:20:51

That's good. Pg isn't a time not to be careful, best to get your BP checked if you have headaches.

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