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Pregnant. Low WBC count, losing hair, light headedness, eye pain, headache. What is going on?

I am a 20 year old female I am about 2 months pregnant I have had a low white blood cell count for about a month now. Iv been losing my hair for about a year nothing to bad always thought it was nomal to lose alittle hair here and there but recently iv been losing alot of hair and its being to worrie me im always getting light headed iv become weak my eyes hurt all the time I get terrible head-acks. Any suggestion on whats going on?
Asked On : Mon, 10 Dec 2012
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Hello, I would be happy to help you with your question.

It is unusual to have such a constellation of chronic systemic (full body) symptoms so early in pregnancy. I would be curious what the OTHER blood counts are besides your low white blood cell count. This should be reviewed with your doctor to make sure that other things in the blood count are normal. For example, eye pain and headaches could also be a sign of anemia and dehydration (especially if nausea and vomiting have been a problem). Talk with your doctor!

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Answered: Tue, 11 Dec 2012
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