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Blurred vision and sore heads

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SleepForTheWeak Sat 25-Feb-17 08:22:26

I'm 25 weeks pregnant and last night and this morning my vision has gone funny briefly, like ive been looking at bright lights. It's then followed by a mild headache.

Is this normal during pregnancy? I don't normally suffer from migraines and I'm otherwise keeping well

Foggymist Sat 25-Feb-17 09:17:03

Always get symptoms like that checked out, might be nothing but might also be pre eclampsia. Contact your midwife or gp.

SellMySoulForSomeSleep Sat 25-Feb-17 09:18:41

Agree with PP. Ring your pregnancy triage.

Verity23 Sat 25-Feb-17 09:21:11

You should definitely go and get your blood pressure checked.

Haggisfish Sat 25-Feb-17 09:21:34

Ring asap.

JonSnowsWhore Sat 25-Feb-17 09:49:41

Could just be a migraine, mine have increased to almost daily since being pregnant, but you should get it checked to rule out anything else

alltheworld Sat 25-Feb-17 09:55:56

Could be pre eclampsia. Go to hospital a sap.

miserablemolly Sat 25-Feb-17 10:08:11

That weird blurred vision was the first clue I had gestational diabetes

SleepForTheWeak Sat 25-Feb-17 14:17:08

Thanks everyone, have been up and been checked thoroughly. Everything is OK but I've to go back on Monday to get blood taken so they can rule out a couple of things.

How do they test for GD?

Haggisfish Sat 25-Feb-17 16:33:24

You have to fast overnight, then drink a pint of hideously sugary drink, wait an hour and then they take a blood sample.

SleepForTheWeak Sat 25-Feb-17 17:37:45

I presume not everyone gets tested for it? It have ever been mentioned to me...

Haggisfish Sat 25-Feb-17 17:49:48

No, only if you have glucose in error other symptoms or risk factors.

miserablemolly Sat 25-Feb-17 19:30:50

Where I live they test everyone so I was lucky it was picked up as i don't tick any of the boxes for the other factors. I'd just avoid obvious sugars until after your bloods. The GD diet is just really healthy eating so that might help until you know more.

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