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Giddiness during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i am in my 28th week of pregnancy
Doctor :   hi
User :   hav a query to clarify
Doctor :   s
User :   i am getting giddiness from past 2 days
User :   it is not for whole day but in session wat cud be the reason behind this??
User :   Any suggestion on this??
Doctor :   i need to ask u few dwtails
User :   is this something alarming ??
User :   yes
Doctor :   ur age occupation, marital status
User :   24, s/w professional ,married
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   how long have u been exoeriencing these symptoms
User :   for past 2 days
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   is rhis for the first time
Doctor :   that u r experiencing these symptoms
User :   means i had expereineced this during my 1st trimester
Doctor :   whats ur period of gestation now
User :   28 weeks
Doctor :   do u have associated vommiting
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   tell how is fluids intake
Doctor :   i mean ur
User :   i am not getting ur question ,fluid means i take milk twice daily with horlicks and B-Protein
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i mean how much water are u taking in a day
User :   i take arnd 6 -7 litres of water a day regualrly
Doctor :   when was ur last antenatal visit
User :   in 25th week
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   If water enters the body more quickly than it can be removed,
Doctor :   remoned
Doctor :   body fluids are diluted and a potentially dangerous shift in electrolyte balance occurs
Doctor :   In other words, the body has too much water and not enough electrolytes.
User :   oh
User :   so wat cud be the measure on this situation or to over come this
User :   do i need to meet my practitioner ?
User :   i had Hb count of 10.8 in my 25th week so started taking Dates regularly and increased my dosage of iron tablet by additional one ,is this cud be the reason for this giddiness ??
Doctor :   tell in which part of the day u experience these symptoms
User :   it is not particular
User :   it can be during day or noon
User :   not during nights
Doctor :   do you experience
Doctor :   this giddiness when u are getting up from lieing down position
User :   NO i expereince in my sitting position as well
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Much of that water comes from food,
Doctor :   so 8-12 eight ounce glasses a day is a common recommended intake
Doctor :   u there
User :   yes
User :   so i shud reduce my intake of water ??
Doctor :   fil this form and say ok when done
User :   which form??
Doctor :   here i send
Doctor :   anu u there
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