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Am anemic, light headedness, no appetite. Do I have malaria or am I pregnant?

Hi my name is winnie. Normally am anaemic Av been feeling lightheadedness for almost a week now I am crumpy,am not eating much cause I have no appetitewhen am dizzy I see twinkling lights on and of but the lightheadeness never stops. I had my last period last month around this time.we have a lot of mosquitos though I sleep under a net could I be having malaria or am pregnant. Keeping in mind I have had a very indulging stressful past two weeks. Is this what is causing me a delay on my period?
Asked On : Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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Hi Winnie,

I hope you are being treated for Anemia.

Your symptoms can be a direct manifestation of anemia.

Pregnancy can cause these symptoms but I do not think malaria presents this way.

If your miss on your periods by a week, do a urine home pregnancy test.

I wish you speedy recovery.

Answered: Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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