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Complications in pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my name is. may i have your name
Doctor :   Dr.
User :   my query is regarding the scan done for my wife (29 weeks pregnant)
Doctor :   ok
User :   there are some complications ... Mainly they spoke abt three things
Doctor :   ok
User :   Hemivertebra in lumbar region
thoracic circumference is 2.5% percentile short
Long bones are 5th% percentile short
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   our database shows u had chat with one of the doctors for the same medical query
Doctor :   yesterday
User :   Yes he has suggested something .. but before i take a print of it .. page got closed
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in case of hemivertebra
Doctor :   once the baby is born
User :   and i dint speak abt hemivertebra yesterday ... also if i get the conversation as a print . that wud be AAAAAAA
Doctor :   ok go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   we will address it
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes sir
User :   pls continue abt hemivertebra
Doctor :   what would u like to know about hemivertebra
Doctor :   prognosis is directly related to the presence or absence of associated anomalies
Doctor :   to know the amount of neurological deficits
User :   its little technical for me .. any simple words can explain this pls
Doctor :   it can be known only after child birth
Doctor :   hemivertebra causes a condition called congenital cervical scoliosis , which is a rare but potentially severe spinal deformity.
User :   So do u say that hemivertebra will not seen after birth
User :   is any chances are there like that
Doctor :   yes this hermivertebra will lead to congenital scoliosis
Doctor :   in this case in thoracic region
Doctor :   By early operation in young children, the development of severe secondary deformities in the upper thoracic spine can be avoided.
Doctor :   that after the baby is born
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can know the exact neurological problems
Doctor :   one cannot predict what deficits the baby can have
Doctor :   as of now when in womb
Doctor :   only after the birth we can assess the problem
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   alright . then how they predicted al these things in scan
Doctor :   they can be this neural tube defect
Doctor :   defect on scan
Doctor :   it is not predicted
Doctor :   this is seen on scan
Doctor :   as defect in neural tube formation
Doctor :   if u have doubts
User :   ao are there any chances of my baby being normal after birth
Doctor :   talk to the gynecologist with the scan report
User :   ok even they cannot say its a abnormal or normal baby
Doctor :   cant day, but this vertebra problem will result in congenital scoliosis
Doctor :   cant say
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
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Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   regarding long bones are short at 5th percentile
Doctor :   2.5% is small amount
User :   they say it falls at 2.5th percentile
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes
Doctor :   just know there is some problem with long bones growth and neural tube
Doctor :   these are complex and technical issuses
Doctor :   it would difficult for u to follow
Doctor :   if i say in medical terms
User :   alright
User :   thank you
Doctor :   best person to comment would be the person who is managing ur wife pregnancy
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   fine
Doctor :   bye for now
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