Posted by: worried | 2009/02/19

constantly tired &  Swollen eyes beneath

Hi Doc
Not sure how to put this, i am constantly tired 24/7 no matter how muchi sleep i still feel tired like i ran a marathon,,, i know its not easy with a 2yr baby but i never ever felt this way with my 1st child. i have picked up alot of weight in a couple of week and the puffiness underneath my eyes won' t go away... i know some people get them but i never ever had and it just suddenly started like my eyes are swollen. PLEASE HELP

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Dear Worried
I agree with you, this does not sound right - the swelling could be a sign of thyroid or kidney disease, so ask your GP to check your thyroid hormones and kidney function with a blood test. The weight gain may be due to water retention.
Dr Bets

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