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Causes for Still birth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   1. i had a still birth at eigth month
2. it is three months from now so what tests should be done before i conceive again .
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   hello
User :   my wife had a still birth during 8 month
Doctor :   ok
User :   reasons were not detected and it was a normal delivery
User :   this happened in sep 2010
Doctor :   does your wife has any medical condition ?
User :   no
User :   all test were carried out after delivery all were normal
Doctor :   ok well there is nothing to worry aboutv
Doctor :   you can try conceiving
User :   what precautions and test to be done again
Doctor :   she need a complete blood test
User :   what in blood test
Doctor :   a urine analysis
Doctor :   a complete blood test will cover everything
User :   she has herpes
User :   is it related to still birth
Doctor :   since when and what all medications she is on ?
User :   since 2003 and no medication
User :   it comes and goes near her nose when she takes tenssion
User :   during pregnancy she used only ointment
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there something wrong with that
Doctor :   what type of herpes she has ?
User :   it is herpes 1
User :   superficial
Doctor :   ok and was her gynecologist aware ?
User :   yes
User :   she said no problem
Doctor :   yes type 1 will not cause any problem
Doctor :   there is nothing specific besides the tests i have told you,
User :   any reason for her still birth
User :   and this will not happen again
Doctor :   how is her diet ?
Doctor :   is she is under any stress ?
Doctor :   any exposure to passive smoking ?
Doctor :   causes of stillbirth include gestational growth problems, environmental factors, genetic defects, and bacterial infections (such as listeriosis) in the mother. Additionally, the risk of a stillbirth increases with the maternal age.
User :   during that period there was some tension and she had herpes also after 2 week still birth happened no exposure to passive smoking
Doctor :   she should avoid stress
Doctor :   dont worry it can happen to anyone
User :   any precaution for next time
Doctor :   just eating healthy
Doctor :   and no stress
Doctor :   thats all
User :   does she require any sonography etc
Doctor :   she needs proper regular checkup
Doctor :   thats alll
Doctor :   a health checkup is must and the tests i have told
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