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Iron tablets to inhibit weakness after childbirth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :   hello
User :   my wife have some swings this morning
Doctor :   ok
User :   what can be the cause
User :   is it weakness
Doctor :   what is our age, gender, occuaption
User :   25, female, housewife
Doctor :   is she is pregnant
User :   no she was
User :   she gave birth jan 9
User :   by C section
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she feeding the child
User :   yes breast feeding
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she taking her regular diet
User :   yes 3 meals
User :   breakfast lunch and dinner
User :   maybe not sufficient food
Doctor :   ok
User :   going in her body
Doctor :   she need to take good nutritious food
Doctor :   since she is feeding the child
User :   so is it weekness
Doctor :   yes, it is the weakness
Doctor :   for waht reason she had to undergo surgery for child birth
User :   she has a back pain too
User :   her child was breech
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she taking any iron tablets or calcium tablets
User :   no
Doctor :   it is advised that a breast feeding mother to take iron tablets and calciuym
Doctor :   sorry calcium tablets
User :   she has stretch marks too and she is using a creme for that
Doctor :   she need to consume atleast 2 glasses of milk
Doctor :   which cream she is taking
User :   she can eat egg, fish and vegan
Doctor :   yes
User :   its C section so she can eat eggs and fish
Doctor :   yes, there is nor harm in taking fish, egg and chicken
User :   ok
Doctor :   she need to take more of vegetables, fruits, and greens
User :   no harm in having eggs if she has stretch marks
Doctor :   she needs to take more water and juices
Doctor :   there is no connection of stretchmarks by eating eggs
Doctor :   it is due to breakdown of elastic fibers
User :   ok
User :   she has a back pain
Doctor :   it is fade over the time
Doctor :   but not completely
User :   ok
Doctor :   she can apply olive oil to the stretch marks every day
User :   she is breast feeding in sleeping position
Doctor :   to faden the scars
User :   is it ok
Doctor :   it is not advisable to feed the child in sleeping position since chances of choking is high
Doctor :   she need to sit and hold the child's head at a higher level
Doctor :   and feed the child
User :   she does it becaz of back pain
Doctor :   she can keep some pillow behind the back
User :   ok
Doctor :   only during feeding she can sit and can lydown when not feeding
User :   ok
Doctor :   she need tk take iron capsule FEFOL in the night after dinner and can take clacium tablets SHECAL or UNICAL 500 mg in the morning
Doctor :   avoid taking milk with iron tablets since it prevents its absorption
User :   ok
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User :   no
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