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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Headache and Migraines
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User :   Hello Doctor, I have an operation cesarean method east, is the fifth day with a headache, in an extraordinary way, doctors do not give explanations, can not rise from bed as the pain starts around the neck and head as they conquer all can not speak can you please recommend what to do, I am very concerned.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Sorry I could not understand certain things
Doctor :   Kindly answer my doubts
Doctor :   Have you undergone cesarean section for child birth?
User :   Who can help me
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok so it is now the fifth post operation day & you are having headache, right?
User :   right
Doctor :   This headache is due to the local anesthesia
Doctor :   that they administer to your spine
Doctor :   prior to the surgery
User :   How can I fix
Doctor :   Most patients experience this during the first week
User :   what medicine to use
Doctor :   it disappears by 2nd to 3rd week
Doctor :   Analgesics
Doctor :   i guess your doc has already prescribed to you
User :   can be adjusted as I am very upset, I do not remain so
Doctor :   You need rest
User :   please give me an opinion
Doctor :   Is your family around?
User :   yes
Doctor :   anybody?
Doctor :   Now?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok this is for them to know
User :   my husband
Doctor :   The new mother needs a lot of mental support
User :   yes
Doctor :   any sign of depression should be notified
Doctor :   to the doctor
User :   is depression
Doctor :   as about 40% of mothers get something called Postnatal Blues
User :   how do pass please
Doctor :   So now
User :   ok
Doctor :   Rest, analgesics & a lot of mental support is all that is required.
Doctor :   Did you follow what I said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please get back to me in case of doubts.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   think that only this advice to follow, are specific to any medications used in such cases
Doctor :   Yes dont forget your child needs exclusive breast feeding, nothing else
Doctor :   For any other medications, you have to meet your doc
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Are you there?
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