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Is it normal to lose hair during pregnancy ?

Hi, I m a 23 year old 5 month pregnant with first child who s been mildly healthy. But lately for. The last few weeks I ve been very short of breath ,tired all the time, always thirsty, very restless at night low urine out put and I ve noticed I ve been looking excessive amounts of hair . Could you please help me, is it just from being pregnant?....I recently moved out of state so I have no doctor should I go to hospital?
Asked On : Fri, 27 May 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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it seems you are not under obstetrician's care yet and having some problems with you
may be you are anaemic and developing circulatory overload resulting in the complains
consult doctor immediately and take treatment
Answered: Sat, 4 Jun 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
You appear to be suffering from Anemia due to less blood. You must go for regular checkups to your Doctor every month without fail who will properly examine your baby. Get your blood work up done and show it to your Doctor, also get your Blood sugar estimated by the test called Oral Glucose Tolerance Test OGCT.
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