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Piles medication during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi My wife is 6 months pregnant...need to ask a query regarding that
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXXXXX here. I am a genera;
Doctor :   *general physician.
User :   Oh ok can I ask u then
Doctor :   I believe, I can help you within my expertise.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   She is suffering from piles and also bleeding while passing the stool, we went to the gyanic and she suggested the drug "serratiopeptidase", is it safe to use during pregnancy and also she suggested few ointments to heal the piles
Doctor :   May I know since when is she having the symptoms of piles?
User :   its been a week
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Serratiopeptidase can be used during pregnancy, and there are no harmful effects reported with this drug during pregnancy.
User :   Oh ok thanks a lot doctor for your query....and also what else can be done to avoid this problem in the future
Doctor :   However, I suggest alternative treatment plan in the form of hot water sit baths.
Doctor :   They are very effective, non medical means of treating piles.
Doctor :   Along with these
Doctor :   proper diet in the form of plenty of water and good fibre diet(plenty of vegetable) will help in preventing complications and recurrence of the symptoms.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   Oh ok....since it was unbearable the doctor had suggested this drug, sure will try out these options too suggested by you
Doctor :   Do you have any other query that I can assist you with?
User :   Yeah her stomach size is not so much when compared to other women, does the size also matter, does the size differ from different women, is it a problem..but the heart beat of the baby and other things seems normal
Doctor :   The size of the abdomen depends on various factors, the length of pregnancy, the growth of the fetus.
User :   People have suggested to use "Saffron with milk" does it produce more heat or is it good for the body...
Doctor :   If the ultrasound scans done during pregnancy is suggesting good growth of the fetus and no complications such as retarded growth, then you need not concern
Doctor :   with the external appearance.
User :   then scanning needs to be done right to know the growth of the baby
Doctor :   I am not aware of the medicinal quantity of saffron. A holistic doctor(Ayurveda doctor) will be able to give you better information regarding the advantages and uses of saffron.
User :   Sure Doctor thanks a lot...
Doctor :   Yes, regular scans during each trimester(3) will monitor the growth of the fetus.
Doctor :   This is more important than the external appearance of the mother.
User :   Thank you doctor for taking time and clearing all my doubts
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   Thanks for resolving all the queries, it was great chatting with you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Please suggest your feedbacks too.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye doctor thanks a lot, sure would suggest feedback
Doctor :   Wish you good health and wish a normal delivery to the expectant mother.
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