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Fever after C - section childbirth, mouth ulcers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my sister has a C-section recently
User :   its almost 12 days now
User :   and doctor asked her to use some tablets
Doctor :   Ok
User :   from last 2 days in the night time her body getting cold
Doctor :   Ok
User :   body getting cold
User :   and got heavy headache once
User :   what might be the problem?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If the symptom was just feeling cold and one episode of headache, then I do not find it a worrying problem.
Doctor :   However I want you to explain to her to watch out for few symptoms such as
Doctor :   shivering, generalised weakness, fever, discharge from the sutured site, gaping of the suture, abnormal vaginal discharge, burning sensation while passing urine, etc.
Doctor :   If such symptoms develop, it warrants medical attention.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes doctor understood...sure we will notice these
User :   and her lips swallon with pus(white liquid)
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   i guess as you said it wont cause any problems
Doctor :   Do you mean white spots on the lips?
Doctor :   Are they painful?
User :   yes white spots.....they are not that painful
User :   but those are formed before delivery and again now they formed again
User :   i asked her and she told she has pains now and then
Doctor :   White spots on the lips could be apthous ulcers / chelitis or fungal infection.
Doctor :   This can occur due to stress, infection, nutritional deficiencies or secondary to antibiotic usage.
Doctor :   Generally antibiotics are given following surgery to treat and prevent infection.
User :   ok thx...
Doctor :   Perhaps this may have caused recurrence of the same.
User :   ok sure
Doctor :   It doesn't need medical attention now.
Doctor :   I suggest regular cleaning with warm water and salt.
Doctor :   Let her take multivitamin pills such as zincovit - one pill a day for a week along
Doctor :   good fruits and vegetables in the diet.
Doctor :   See a doctor if plenty of such white spots start to happen or if these lesions start to grow in size.
User :   yes dcotro
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   no, Thanks
User :   good night
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Good night.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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