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Headache, dizzy, recovered from kidney infection. Can you help?

Hi, i have recently got over a kidney infection but the last few days i have felt really sick especially when i first wake up and probably the 1st hour of the day, im getting headaches and sometimes feel dizzy when im sitting at my desk at work?im finiding myself drinking alot more and using the toilet a lot more even if i had just been. can you help?
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.

Sometimes, you can get these symptoms in the period, when you are just recovering from a kidney infection. Common symptoms include fatigue, weakness, tiredness, dizziness and headaches.

You need to be in positive frame of mind and the best part is this period does not last too long.

Please ensure you have regular and nutritious food, including fruits and plenty of juices. Add some dry fruits and milk in your diet.

Increase your physical activity in a graded fashion. You may start with an evening walk, as you don't feel too well in the mornings.

Regarding medications, you may take etoricoxib or naproxen for headache and betahistine for dizziness, as and when necessary.

Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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