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Low fetal heart rate due to hypothydoiism - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2014
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Doctor
User:this is XXXXXXX
User:had an telephonic conversation with you 10 days back
User:Regarding my wife who is 6 weeks pregnant
User:she had an early pregnancy scan yesterday
User:report suggests that the baby's heart beat is below the normal rangs
User:is this bcoz of hypothyroidism?
Doctor:how low was the fetal heart rate?
Doctor:Low heart rate may be due to hypothyroidism
Doctor:but did the doctor suspect any other abnormality?
User:nothing else
User:she has miscarried in may 2013 during her 6th week of pregnancy
User:will the current pregnancy sustain bcoz of this?
User:I can share her reports with you
User:are you there?
Doctor:If all other findings on ultrasound scan was normal
User:shall I share the report?
Doctor:then I wouldn't be concerned about abortion.
Doctor:Perhaps the heart rate is low due to maternal hypothyroidism.
Doctor:If the fetal growth is appropriate to her gestational age
Doctor:you need not be worried.
Doctor:Let her continue her thyroid medications
Doctor:Follow up with her gynecologist regularly.
Doctor:And continue taking folic acid supplements.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:we had an visit to doctor today
User:she has been given with Susten 200 daily twice and doxinate
User:thrice before 30 mins of having food
Doctor:Doxinate is prescribed for vomiting sensation.
Doctor:And some women prescribe susten to all pregnant women.
Doctor:So do not be worried.
Doctor:Follow up with her gynecologist.
User:she is vomiting almost every day especially during night after having folic acid
User:this has started since 5 days
Doctor:That is normal during early pregnancy.
Doctor:Doxinate will help her.
User:EP Scan suggests
User:Gestational Sac Seen. SAC margins appeared regular
User:Yolk Sac Seen
User:I have sent the report just now
User:can you please have an look at it?
Doctor:The reports that you typed appears ok
Doctor:no reasons to concern.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:still you can have one look
Doctor:I am sorry i have look into?
User:report sent to attachments@haealthcare
Doctor:I shall review the reports and discuss with you over a phone call.
Doctor:is it ok?
User:yes that's absolutely fine
User:no problems with that
Doctor:I would review the reports and discuss your concern.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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