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Jan 18, 2016 11:22 PM

Does anyone else get terribly weak and dizzy after I nice bath? I find baths help for the time being, for the most part, but after I get out I feel terrible. Baths are really very relaxing for me, and it makes me upset that I cannot take a bath without feeling ill.
I can't be the only one.
I just want a diagnosis so I can begin to step down the right path and get help for my symptoms.

Jan 18, 2016 11:50 PM

Tmiller, I am so sorry that you are feeling so badly after doing something that makes you feel so much better!! I wish I could offer you a solution or tell you it happens to me. Unfortunately, due to mobility issues I can't get down into the tub and if I did, I wouldn't be able to get myself up because of my knees and back. They'd have to call the fire dept to bring a crane... LOL!!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜³
I am sending you gentle {{Hugs}} and prayers that you get the answers you need so you may continue to get the glorious relief and relaxation that you get from your baths. πŸ’•πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒ»

Jan 18, 2016 11:53 PM

Thank youβ™‘β™‘

Jan 19, 2016 12:24 AM

While I'm only able to take showers, I use a shower chair and hand held shower. I try to stay in as long as I can. However, my lungs are usually a wreck afterwards as I suffer from numerous pulmonary conditions. This includes weakness and dizziness. Have you seen a pulmonologist?

Jan 19, 2016 12:25 AM

No, I havent. I'm going to mayo on February 8th.

Jan 19, 2016 12:30 AM

Please be seen by a pulmonologist and allergist if you can. Let them do a thorough work up on your lungs. In addition to all my other medical issues, I've got pulmonary sarcoidosis, COPD, pulmonary venous hypertension, asthma and nodules.

Jan 19, 2016 12:31 AM

I have excersise induced asthma and I have some tightness in my chest lately, but I usually assume that it's due to anxiety.

Jan 19, 2016 12:39 AM

Whatever you do, don't assume anything when it comes to health issues. Are you sure it's only exercise induced? Get tested, x-rays and cat scan. Have a basic and extended allergy panel done. We are talking about your life here. Sorry if I came on a little strong, but you are important!!!

Jan 19, 2016 7:49 AM

I ended up in hospitol after a salt bath doctor said it can give palpitations and especially if you have anxiety just have to get up slowly and breathe

Jan 19, 2016 10:22 AM

How warm or hot is the water? It may be your blood pressure. If the water ur sitting in is to hot it can make your blood pressure rise and when u get out its ur pressure returning to normal. I'm not saying that is it for sure but its worth trying. I know how disheartening it can be when something you find makes u feel.better starts causing u issues.

Jan 19, 2016 10:33 AM

Exactly fibrogirl i have high pressure

Jan 19, 2016 12:18 PM

I'm have a problem when it take a shower, it don't know if any one else does but it make me feel so weak. If make sure that the water is not to hot, would love for it to be at times to help with stiffness. It just seems like it takes every ounce of energy that is have. If would love a bath but with my back and knees in don't try it. In wait now till someone is home with me to shower now.Fibro,hyperthyroidism, stenosis, and kidney disease. Have allergies to dust and grass have been tested fot that and have been to a cardiologist and he did find a heart mummer. So tried of this pain have been dealing with this for 12 years. Today it is 25Β° out and tonight it will be 11Β° the cold is kicking my pain up more then most day.

Jan 20, 2016 7:40 PM

I can't take baths because I can't get in & out of the tub. But I was told by my doctor that taking too it a shower or bath can make you weak. I also have asthma and lung nodules, with some mild heart changes. I suddenly was unable to do any exercise last year, and it was because of the lung and heart changes. Though mild, they've affected my ability to exercise or overexert myself. Get checked by a cardiologist and pulmonologist, for peace of mind at least. Hugs & prayers it's nothing serious. πŸ™‚πŸ™πŸŒΌπŸ’•

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