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What does sudden weight gain indicate? My mother has gained

Customer Question

what does sudden weight gain indicate?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: My mother has gained 20 pounds in the past two months, has bloated stomach, wakes daily with headaches and stomach aches. she is 98 and her pulse is now 122 or more all the time. her blood pressure has gone up. The doctor doesn't seem to be finding any answers.
JA: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?
Customer: she wakes with the headaches daily and sometimes has them again during the day. she does not have nausea.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: previously she has been healthy her whole life. Now she is tired after a half hour tv show and takes naps or lays down several times a day.
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 13 days ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Has she had her thyroid function and her heart function checked?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I'll be speaking to the doctor tonight and will ask those questions.
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 13 days ago.

Let me know what he says then