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23 Feb 2004

Frequent urination
Hi all and doc
Maybe you can let me know if this is normal.
I drink alot of fluid during the day but I have experienced that I do not go to the loo frequently anymore - like I used to.
My feet are horrible swolen by my bloodpressure is okay.
Where does all this water go to and is it okay???
I am now almost 26 wks pregnant.

Have any of you experienced this as well?

Thanks!
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Some of the water probably results in the leg swelling. These is also a larger blood volume in pregnancy and the amniotic fluid of the fetus consists partly of water seeping across the placenta from your circulation. If you are drinking large quantities, a sugar test would be a good idea, as diabetes can cause this.

Best wishes
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