Log In Sign Up

Dizzy and low body temperature


Forum: 2009 Playroom

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To 2009 Playroom LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
June 26th, 2009, 06:12 AM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 1,185
This morning I feel a little dizzy. I thought I might have the flu or something, so I took my temperature. It's low--in the 96 range! And I tested with two different thermometers, so I know it's likely not a problem with that.

I have looked it up on line, and these symptoms point to anemia, low blood pressure, hypothyroid.

I am a bit anemic, but I have been taking iron. I always have low blood pressure. I had it taken yesterday and there was no concern.

None of the advice I looked at screamed call you doctor--it said to drink fluids, keep eating foods with water, eat protein. But should I still call? The dizziness isn't too bad, but bad enough that I don't want to drive to work. Thankfully I can work from home for now.
__________________
DS born 9/2/09
DD born 3/20/12
Reply With Quote
  #2  
June 26th, 2009, 07:24 AM
ninja_mommy's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Oahu
Posts: 7,227
Hmmm, I would say if the dizziness and temp changes keeps up to call, but I have had this a couple times throughout too. And my temp is usually low, like 96-97. Is yours normal otherwise?
__________________

Oct '11 June '12
Reply With Quote
  #3  
June 26th, 2009, 07:28 AM
viXen's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: New York
Posts: 17,553
It could be the anemia, I get like this too, its horrible. BUT I would call your doctor, because like you said, you are on iron so the anemia shouldn't be bothering you that bad.

Hang in there hun!
__________________





Reply With Quote
  #4  
June 26th, 2009, 07:30 AM
WhoaMomma!'s Avatar Danielle
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 8,446
You could still be getting a cold. My BP always plunges when my immune system is trying to fight something off. I would say rest, drink plenty of water, some vitamin C if your heartburn will allow it, and take it really easy today. If it's not better by tomorrow, I'd call. But I don't think that low bp or an anemic dip is going to hurt the baby in 24 hrs as long as you're not overtaxing yourself. And it will probably stabilize on its own. That's just my thinking anyway....
__________________

My daughter is perfect, but her birth was not. If you or someone you love is struggling to cope with a traumatic childbirth experience, please visit http://www.solaceformothers.org/
Reply With Quote
  #5  
June 26th, 2009, 07:30 AM
Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 1,185
I had checked my temp right after drinking OJ; I just checked it again and it was fine.

I'm still staying home for now, and if I still don't feel so hot this afternoon I will call. It's really not so bad--something I'd ignore if I weren't pregnant. But I know not to do that now!
__________________
DS born 9/2/09
DD born 3/20/12
Reply With Quote
  #6  
June 26th, 2009, 07:33 AM
aBookasmommy
Guest
Posts: n/a
Definitely take it easy, and just to be safe I would put a call in your doc. Its not like its after hours or a weekend!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:51 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0