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Does low iron, blood and sugar levels cause problems in pregnancy ?

Good Day Dr, I hope you can help me I want to know I am 34 years old and 17weeks pregnant , my Giny is concern about my Iron levels and blood pressue and sugar levels, the ran tests this morning again as this is going on from the start of my pregnancy I stay far below what the reading should be. Should this be a risk to my pregnancy and what does this mean? Thanks Cecilia Vermaak
Asked On : Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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Hi Welcome to,

In pregnant females the blood pressure run low but it will not cause any symptoms like dizziness.

Blood sugars should be in normal range. If they are low you need to take frequent snacks and meals.

Main concern is iron. Take iron tablets

Regards Dr. Jagdish
Answered: Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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