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Is dizziness and leg cramps common during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Dec-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i am 33 week pregnant
User:my Hb is 10.7
User:i used to walk at morning and evening
User:now i am dizziness
User:i am feeling diziness
Doctor:Proceed with your question.
User:we should walk or not
Doctor:Walking and other form of pelvic exercise is recommended at this time.
Doctor:However if dizziness is severe, it is necessary that you go and get it checked by your gynecologist.
Doctor:I wouldn't recommend you to walk when you are dizzy since the risks of fall are hight.
User:how much i should walk
Doctor:So get it checked.
Doctor:Amount of exercise is individualized as per your tolerance level.
Doctor:No mandatory rules there.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:do we take carrot juice
Doctor:Yes, you can take them.
User:i have leg cramps too
User:is it due to calcium deficiency or something else
Doctor:Leg cramps can be normal due to pregnancy.
Doctor:It can be due to low thyroid hormone, calcium or vitamin deficiency.
Doctor:least likely the cramps may also be due to venous clots too.
Doctor:If the pain is severe consult a doctor immediately.
Doctor:If they are tolerable, you can get it checked during your next visit to the doctor.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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