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Precautions for Uterine contractions in 8th month of pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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User :   Hi...
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   My wife is pregnant and she is now 8 months.
Doctor :  
ok
User :   her stomach is hard ..
User :   cbut she didnt feel any pain or abnormal..
User :   please advise.
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will help you in this
Doctor :  
i will need to ask a few more questions
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can i proceed?
User :   ok
Doctor :  
does fer stomach remain hard continuously or does it relax in between?
Doctor :  
when is her due date?
User :   dec 26th
User :   looks continuesly..
Doctor :  
when was the last scan done for her, or when is the next scan due?
User :   2 weeks back,,
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does she have any discharge from vagina?
Doctor :  
ok
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what was the report?
User :   i am not sure abt it..
User :   docket verified and said everything is normal..
Doctor :  
did it say that the baby, the amount of liqour in uterus was normal?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   baby growth is normal as well as heart beat is also normal..
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will suggest that if the contarction keeps lasting long like this, or if there is any discharge form vagina, any leaking
Doctor :  
then she will need an immediate examination
Doctor :  
and also she has to be in complete bed rest
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avoid lifting anything
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avoid climbing stairs

Doctor :  
it will be good to go for a checkup today itself, to see that the baby is fine and not getting compromised due to contractions
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