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Hair straightening while pregnant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,]
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   went for bet subunit of hcg test for my wife
User :   may i discuss the report with you
Doctor :   yes , please
User :   he reading is 510.7
User :   does that mean she is pregnant?
Doctor :   may i know whether it is blood or a urine sample they used ?
User :   blood
Doctor :   And the reading is in mIU/ml i think ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   yes, the level indicates about 4 to 5 weeks of pregnency
User :   she is a working lady
Doctor :   ok,
User :   what should be my next course of action?
User :   what should be my next course of action?
Doctor :   consult a gynecologist to monitor the course of the pregnancy
Doctor :   and she is yet a 4 or 5 weeker , i do not think she needs any other tests
User :   we are getting a date of wednesday with the doctor at xxx in xxxx
User :   that should not be aproblem . right?
Doctor :   no, you have time
Doctor :   take it well and easy
User :   Tks so much doc
Doctor :   and she may be needed to get some blood tests like Hb and other to monitor the wellbeing of the pregnancy
Doctor :   and that would be handled by the gynecologist
User :   she intends to do a hair straightening today.
Doctor :   not a problem
User :   tks so much...i was a touch worried
Doctor :   do not worry, and congrats
User :   Tks so much
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   the honour is mine
User :   bye
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