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Concern about painful labor during delivery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I am in my 7th week of pregnancy
User :   and I am having bad dreams about painful labor and delivery
User :   i am really worried and tensed about that
Doctor :   ok
User :   i wanted to know if it is possible to have an elective c-section
User :   to avoid the pain
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   no problem
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Occupation: Location:
User :   age: 26+, occupation: xxxxxxx, location: bangalore, india
Doctor :   OK..
Doctor :   Have you been Diagnosed of any medical Ollness
Doctor :   Illness ,
User :   as in?
Doctor :   Hypetension or High Blood Sugars..
User :   nope
Doctor :   Or any High or Low thyroid status..
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   nope, but my mother has these problems
Doctor :   Have you got any investigations done in this period of pregnancy..
User :   i will be going for an ultrasound and blood test this weekend as my doc had suggested - when i would complete 8 weeks
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   i am just too scared of labour
User :   and do not want to go through that experience
Doctor :   Since its only just 7 weeks now i would advice you to be less worried about the
Doctor :   Labour Pains
Doctor :   As the time progress you will be better equipped to handle your mental changes and anxiety
User :   hmm
Doctor :   Certainly you can have the option of a Caesarean..
Doctor :   Section .
Doctor :   Painless Labour are also available where you wil be given..
Doctor :   Epidural relieve you from the pain if any,,
Doctor :   Please fill this from and tell Me when done..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   one momre question -
User :   i have a sneezing problem
Doctor :   Tell Me..
User :   every once in a while - like twice a month - i start sneexing
User :   and then it goes on for a day
User :   i used to take cetrizine for that
User :   but now i am avoiding all medications
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   also coughing at night once in a while, that sometimes is stong enough to pull my stomach
User :   what can i do to get relief from these problems without medication
Doctor :   You will have to Get that Treated however let the Gynecologist examine your Chest and give you the Appropriate Anti biotic for that..
User :   hmm, can sneezing and coughing for long duration harm my baby?
Doctor :   Are you having any Asthma..or some sort of allergy..
Doctor :   Not necessarily.If it not due to any infection..
User :   recent blood tests showed that I do not have any allergy, but x-ray of the face showed that sinuses are not clear
User :   and the nasal septum is a bit deviated
User :   this is not a recent problem and I ahve taken many allopathic and homeopathic treatments for this - but i still get the sneezing fit once in a while
Doctor :   Ok.. Then you have to get to the ENT surgeon and take the Antibiotic After the Pregnancy is over and have it operated too..
Doctor :   Surgery will help you to relieve from Chronic Cough..
Doctor :   ANd clear your Sinuses..
User :   ok
User :   so i have to get this treated after pregnancy
Doctor :   Not now since any surgery will not be performed now but if it is really bothering you then.
Doctor :   Might have to take the Anti Biotic..
User :   not bothering much as i am used to it - i was just worried if it can harm the baby
Doctor :   Only after the consultation..
Doctor :   Chronic Cough needs to be addressed.
User :   coz i cannot seem to stop once I start sneezing
User :   cough is only once in a while at night
Doctor :   IT can bring in
Doctor :   Constitutional changes can occur..
User :   constitutional = ?
Doctor :   Better explained by your Gynecologist.
User :   ok, so i will discuss this with her also and find out if anything should be done now or we can wait
Doctor :   You must talk to your doctor regarding your next visit
User :   thank you, i will get in touch with you again, once i get the reports this weekend about blood tests and u/s
User :   i hope i dont get anymore bad dreams
Doctor :   Ok.. where are you from.
Doctor :   In Bangalore..
User :   OM road
Doctor :   Will you need any assistance with the Investigations..
User :   we are currently going to xxxxx hospital
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   and they directly give the details to their dignostic department
User :   so i dont have any prescriptions for tests
User :   so basically, i cannot go anywhere
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   but yes, i was looking for a doctor in bangalore
User :   whom i can call at the time of any problem
User :   which might not be possible in the hospital
Doctor :   You can Rely on us.. now..
Doctor :   We will be Glad to help..
User :   do you know any good doctors in Bangalore?
User :   OB-Gyn doctors
User :   who can consult over phone
Doctor :   Certainly..
Doctor :   But they are not available on the Phone..
User :   but once they take my case, would they be able to talk then?
Doctor :   It would be A formal consultation only..
Doctor :   Yes they will certainly..
User :   so can you tell me anybody in the xxxxx, xxxxx area
Doctor :   If you require we can arrange for the Appointment with them.
Doctor :   Please confirm these..
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
User :   although, i can find them over the internet too, but the list of too long and i do not know which one to contact
Doctor :   We will Help you With That..
User :   there's no need to fix the apt. i can do that, but you can tell good, expereinced female doctors in the areas i mentioned
Doctor :   Dr. xxxxxx at xxxxxx
Doctor :   Very Senior Consultant with Regard to Gynecology..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Will That be it..
User :   do you know anybody in xxxxxx?
User :   that's close to my house
Doctor :   You can look into our Home Page,,
User :   ok thanks
User :   thanks for you help
Doctor :   Bye for now..
User :   i'll get in touch next week with my reports
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