Just back from maternity assessment..

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  1. ashley_gee89

    ashley_gee89 Mummy of 3.

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    So Thurs night I was shopping in Asda when I needed the loo.. I had to squeeze my pee out (sorry!) because I knew I was gonna be sick.. And I was, as I puked I was having abdo pain which I found strange. Anyway, last night, I was sitting talking to DH's parents when this sudden headache came on, it bloody hurt! - So I took 2 paracetamol.. Which took the edge off but didn't take it away entirely. I then started getting blurry vision and seeing light spots wherever I looked, I thought oh this can't be right, I went to bed because the light became intolerable. I decided if I experienced it again I'd call out of hours GP.

    So I got up today about 9.30am, by 10.30 the headache had returned, again I took paracetamol, again, it didn't take it away. So I called NHS 24 who made me an appt with the out of hours GP.

    I went in, my BP, though within normal limits, was high for me, the highest my bp has been is around 96/70. It was 121/77. +protein in my urine, still had a headache and my vision blurred while in the hosp. Anyway, he referred me to the maternity unit (which is an hr away). I had to wait an hr for a lift, then an hour to the hosp.

    By the time I got there, my BP had returned to 96/65 and my urine was clear!!!

    Made me feel like such an ass as I felt like I was wasting their effin' time! - And so I was given co-codomol for what is apparently just 'migraine' - Yeah, I've never in my life had a migraine that lasted 24hrs+ and that didn't go away with co-codomol.

    So I'm sitting here, my head is throbbing, my eyes are squinty and I have all the lights turned off. Surely that's not normal :(
     
  2. Blah11

    Blah11 ☼ Mummy to Amelie ☼

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    I've had some nasty headaches too hun. It's just hormones :(
     
  3. Laurenmomma

    Laurenmomma Well-Known Member

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    Aww hope ur ok! I get blinding migraines n it is like u described if I get one I no il throw up the pain is that bad!

    Just try and relax and drink plenty of water I find that helps! x
     
  4. ashley_gee89

    ashley_gee89 Mummy of 3.

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    This might seem strange but..

    My migraines (cluster migraines) are nothing like what I am experiencing atm.. My migraines are usually like a vice to the back of my head, I can't stand noise, I can't stand light, I can't even move most of the time.. But co-codomol takes it away.

    The headache I have had since last night is not as painful, in the front of my head/eyes but will not go away.. It's the constantness of this one that I'm freakin' over rather than the severity
     
  5. Statik

    Statik Well-Known Member

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    I've had the same thing, and my dr now checks my bp at every visit. I have mild pre-e and my bp goes up and down. My bp is normally low like yours so that is a big jump for you. I got up to 141/96 and if I were farther along at the time dr said he would've induced me. He will induce me now if it does that again. Pre-e will go and down like that when it is just starting. Hth!
     
  6. ashley_gee89

    ashley_gee89 Mummy of 3.

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    Did you have any of the symptoms I mentioned above hun ? - I didn't even consider pre-e until I noticed the reason for my referral to mat unit was "?PET"
     
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    I had this a few weeks ago and I got slurred speech as well, my friend took me to the hosp and I was kept in for 2 nights, had to have a CT scan even when I said i felt fine. My blood pressure ws normal the whole time I was there jsut had a slight temperature. They never found the cause and it hasnt happened since. Completly different to anything I have experienced before.
     

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