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Heaviness in head, eye area, weakness ,low bp - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor
User :   I am 29, Single , female
User :   today I got up with slight heavy head
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX here.
User :   left side eye is strained
User :   just now checked my BP
User :   it is 90/64
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   no..not eyes
Doctor :   ok
User :   but the eye area is heavy
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Is it red.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i am feeling feverish
Doctor :   BP is quite low.
User :   ya feeling cold- in AC office
User :   but not otherwise
Doctor :   Do you have fever and headache?
User :   yes had bread sanwich
Doctor :   ok,cold?
Doctor :   Did you have your breakfast?
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can have lime juice with salt presently to rise your BP.
User :   nurse checked the pulse n said no fever
User :   but i feel little feverish
Doctor :   Take a crocin tablet for your fever and take rest with adequate fluids.
User :   and whenerver i get less sleep my BP dips
User :   yday i slept for 7 hrs but still its low
Doctor :   Ok, but you are feeling feverish . You temperature might raise in couple of hours.
User :   100/70 or 100/80
User :   i am anaemic
Doctor :   Better you check your blood pressure on other normal days and check if it is ok.
User :   dont know if it remains low because of this
User :   163 cms and 63 kgs
Doctor :   Normally BP does not fall due to lack of sleep
User :   9.4
User :   or lesser
Doctor :   What is your weight and height.
Doctor :   What is your haemoglobin level.
Doctor :   That is fine.
User :   my stomach is not able to digest lot many things- perhaps thats why HB is low, intake is fine
Doctor :   That is quite low, have adequate green leafy vegetables and citrus fruits.
Doctor :   Citrus fruits increases absorption of iron
User :   yes i hv started taking B12 and Amways' Iron folic
User :   can I take B12 with milk?
Doctor :   take iron tablets or syrup if you feel absorption is low.
Doctor :   Dont take it with milk.
User :   yes i do
Doctor :   You should exercise daily more good digestion.
User :   is this something serious or normal?
User :   this heavy head and eye area - I was feeling weak
User :   since last 4-5 days
Doctor :   Vit b12 take it with water.
User :   but since sunday night m hving 8 hrs sleep
User :   at night
Doctor :   Do not worry, this is just because of lack of sleep.
User :   Low BP- is it a worry?
Doctor :   Weakness is because of low bp and hb.
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ok, do not worry about sleep, even 6hrs of deep sleep is enough for healthy body and mind.
Doctor :   yes, increase salt content in food.
Doctor :   check your vit b12 level in blood . This might cause absorption problems for iron.
Doctor :   Increase milk and non veg since vit b12 is found in it..
User :   is there any test for B12 levels?
User :   I am vegetarian
User :   and take milk daily
User :   i can get B12 tests done- please tell me the name of these tests
Doctor :   yes.
Doctor :   ok, increase milk intake.
Doctor :   and dairy products.
User :   actually i also pass stools 3 times a day- mostly semi formed stools..
User :   and apples, papaya, melons etc trigger bowel movement
User :   okk
Doctor :   Schillings test
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Should do a stool test to see for infection.
Doctor :   From how long.
User :   many years
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok, you might need to do stool test, avoid eating outside food and coloured food
Doctor :   Ans especially junk food and water from outside.
Doctor :   This is sufficient, you might be having irritable bowel syndrome.
Doctor :   Mild change in food causes this.
User :   okk
Doctor :   Home food and fruits are good, continue with fruits.
User :   i eat home made food
User :   outside food for sure trouble
User :   but even fruits also trigger
Doctor :   Observe it this is caused by eating outside food.
Doctor :   ok.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Make a list of foods which trigger this and try to avoid this.
Doctor :   If it still continues with every food then you need colonoscopy or a stool test to rule out certain factors.
Doctor :   Do you have anymore queries.
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