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feel like I'm going to fall :(

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baby5ontheway Tue 11-Nov-14 09:43:15

I'm 14 +5 and have sudden sensations that I'm going to fall over, I go a bit dizzy and then I start to walk funny and have to hold on to something to stop myself from falling.

I suffered a bit in the early weeks but it just happened again yesterday. I keep getting headaches, my vision is fine. I'm at the hospital tomorrow for a blood test to do with something else so will mention it whilst I'm there.

Also when it happens I get very panicky and start to plan in my head who I'm gonna call if something happpens, anybody have any ideas or advice? sad

lupo5 Tue 11-Nov-14 11:19:34

Do you have high/low blood pressure? How are your iron levels? Do tell them because I have high blood pressure and I was feeling like that.
It's very important ..Good luck and update us.
Also ,congratulation on your pregnancy.smile

baby5ontheway Tue 11-Nov-14 11:38:04

Thankyou for the congrats lupo, I have an appt this afternoon, the gp think it might be something called labrynthitis, not pregnancy related but coz I am preg I can't have the right meds, will know for sure later :/

Thumbwitch Tue 11-Nov-14 11:42:34

Definitely tell them, it could be your blood pressure, it could be labyrinthitis, or you could have tight neck and shoulder muscles that are putting pressure on your neck and causing it.

If it is labyrinthitis, you can still take an anti-seasickness pill, just not the really good one (stemetil); but it doesn't sound like it's happening enough to be labyrinthitis (I've had it twice, it happens much more than you're saying is happening to you)

If it's your neck (also something I have) then you could find a chiropractor/osteopath who is willing to treat you while pregnant.

But the first thing to do is rule out the blood pressure potential.

Thumbwitch Tue 11-Nov-14 11:43:40

Oh yes, could also be blood sugar related.

cheesecakemom Tue 11-Nov-14 11:46:16

I had this. Make sure you drink lots of water - esp. If you BP is on the low side.

lupo5 Tue 11-Nov-14 11:47:23

Did you have it before pregnancy? It's good you are having blood test tomorrow but is it symptoms related (GP ) or general pregnancy test?

lupo5 Tue 11-Nov-14 11:49:47

Also ,previous poster mentioned sugar,that is another thing.Please do check your bp because since they put me on labetalol I feel much,much better.

baby5ontheway Thu 13-Nov-14 11:35:03

Went to the gps, bp is normal, urine was normal, all my obs were normal, so she just give me tablets for the dizziness.

Had my appt at hosp, they think I may be aneamic and that could be the reason for the dizzy spells.

Glad its nothing too serious, so just gonna try and enjoy the rest of my pregnancy smile

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