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Pregnant, chronic allergies, insomnia, gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, swollen ankles

I am currently seeking doctor advice and trying to find someone totalk to as the doctors at my Naval Hospital dont seem to give a rats rear end about their patients. A little about me:I am 21 years old, and I am 34 weeks pregnant . Have chronic allergies , as well as insomnia . I don t sleep at all. I am up and awake at all hours of the night. I have gestational diabetes and high blood pressure. I have had swollen ankles for the last month. I have tried ALOT of things and the swelling just wont go down. Before I was pregnant my insomnia never used to affect me. Once I hit my 3rd trimester I have been falling asleep at work. Being in the Military , that is UNSAT. If you could help me or at least point me in the right direction, it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Asked On : Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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if u r already 34weeks there r just a few weeks more to go just keep ur patience .but if u r hypertensive ankle swelling is bound to occur & keeping ur BP under control is very important .r u on any medication. u might need medication or may be ahigher dose & u may need an early delivery also ur diabetes will need to be under control
Answered: Sun, 10 Jun 2012
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