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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   may i know who am i speaking to

User :   hi doctore


User :   i hope you remembered me
Doctor :  
Proceed with your query
User :   we talked before
Doctor :  
Yes, I do
User :   ok
User :   the question is regarding my wife
Doctor :   Ok

User :   she is pregnant and worried as she is not delivering or getting labr pains
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
What is the age of the baby now?
Doctor :  
how many weeks?
Doctor :  
Her pregnancy duration I mean?
User :   as per doctor my wife should deliver on 6th of feb which is today
User :   so thats why she is worried
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
No need to worry
User :   she asked me to check with u guys
Doctor :   what is the date as per the ultrasound?
User :   anything she has to do make it delivery time happen
Doctor :  
and what is the date per the Gynec?
User :   as per ultra sound it was 3rd of feb
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   but as per doc, it will be from 5-8thfeb
Doctor :  
Now is the time for her to get hospitalized
Doctor :  
and they shall give certain injections if necessary
User :   we have appointment with the same doc tomorrow
Doctor :  
and that shall stimulate it
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Hospital admission is required at this stage
User :   so shall i wait
User :   or see doc tomorow?
Doctor :  
till tomorrow's consultation yes, no issues
User :   ok so i wont take her to hospital today then
Doctor :  
Wait and do ask the doctor whether any admission is required
User :   tomorrow what likelt will doc do?
Doctor :  
Admission, I suppose
Doctor :  
that would be done
User :   ok
Doctor :  
You can call the doctor
User :   can i ask
Doctor :  
and get to know about it
User :   why its like this?
Doctor :  
for preparation
Doctor :  
In many cases, we do provide the stimulation
Doctor :  
Could be due to a poor tone of the uterine muscles
User :   ok
User :   so she will be given i hope those medicines
User :   as u said
User :   tomorrow
Doctor :   Yes

Doctor :  
Injections
Doctor :  
after admission
User :   she is also worried about cesarean
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she has this thinking that o
User :   or she heard from some friends
Doctor :  
Cesarean, there is nothing to worry
Doctor :  
it shall be done if required
User :   that that paritulkar docotr always go for operation
Doctor :  
and it is also very much easier
User :   while i told her its not the case
User :   no doc would go unless it is abs required
Doctor :  
Yes, it is done to avoid complications
User :   she said if they ask to do it, i should take her to another hospital
Doctor :  
in certain cases
User :   i knows its not a medical qustion but i need ur gudance to calm her
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Tell her that C section is a far more easier method for her
Doctor :  
and there wont be any problem
User :   she is afraid of surgery and also getting admited to hospital for long
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Nothing as such
Doctor :  
Tell her it is done only if necessary
Doctor :  
and is not a difficult one
Doctor :  
It is less painful compared to normal delivery
Doctor :  
tell her that, it is a fact
User :   i mean if they told me to go for cesarean , i would say yes, i mean that time is critical and its not wise to take her out of hospital and search anpother doc. rihjt?
User :   i will tell her all that doc thanks
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   yes
User :   this is about myself
User :   are you in a hurry?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
No hurry
Doctor :  
Proceed
User :   good then
User :   i have a problem with over weight
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and i saw on ur site some nice ads etc
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   so how can i treat my self
Doctor :  
I shall explain you
User :   i want to reduce my weight from belly
User :   am not a fat person
User :   in general i mean
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
The safest method to reduce the extra fat from your body is by taking a balanced
diet and right amount of exercise
Doctor :   This is the ideal formula for losing weight and
staying fit for the entire life.
Doctor :   Eat good amounts of fruits and green vegetables daily because they are low calorie foods
Doctor :   Milk and milk based products and also Meat should be avoided
Doctor :   All kinds of spices (like dry ginger, cinnamon, black pepper) are good and help in reducing
the excess fat

User :   yes
User :   i am copying what u said
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
No need
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it shall be saved in your account
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go to your account and settings page
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it shall be saved in your chat history
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you can copy it later if required
User :   ok
User :   any other advice?
Doctor :  
Exercise is the best when it comes to the already stored up fat that you have, brisk
walking is the best form of exercise
Doctor :   followed by running, swimming, rowing, and cycling
User :   any particular?
Doctor :   Meaning?

Doctor :  
Walking is the best
Doctor :  
Are you with me?
User :   yes
User :   thanks
User :   for ur help
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   cheers doc
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