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Pregnant. Done with CBP and vitamin test. Are the reports normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Nov-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
User:Good morning
User:sorry Evening
Doctor:good evening
User:Hello Dr
User:How are you?
Doctor:I am good
Doctor:thank you
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:I'm fine, thanks for asking
User:My wife she is pregnant, in her 22nd week
User:so we did a cbp again
User:and also vitamin d test
User:vitamin d level is low. 9.73
User:and in CBP red blood cells is 3.69
User:hemoglobin is 10.5
User:and hemtocrit is 32.1
User:Doc said nothing to worry and gave me some medicines to buy
User:this happened yesterday
User:but i couldnt get much time to dicuss few things with her
Doctor:We can discuss here
User:sure, thank you
User:Vitamin D is Iron?
Doctor:it is a vitamin
Doctor:it is not iron
User:btw the rest everything is fine
User:ok ok
Doctor:that is good
User:so she gave me one tablet
User:which i m not able to find anywhere
User:its ferronine
User:i thought it was for Vitamin D defiency
Doctor:No, it is not
Doctor:Ferronine is iron tablet
User:there is aonther XXXXXXX calcirol
Doctor:please proceed
User:now my question, is she has iron defiency or vitamin d
User:or both
User:and if yes, is the levels bad
User:and is there anything that we need to take care apart from the medicines
Doctor:let me explain
Doctor:Your wife hemoglobin is 10.5
Doctor:Normal is 10 for any pregnant woman
Doctor:TO prevent this from dropping further, the doctor has prescribed ferronine
User:wow ok, i didnt know that
Doctor:ferronine is iron tablet
Doctor:her vitamin D is low at 9.73
Doctor:For this XXXXXXX calcirol is given
Doctor:This is calcium with vitamin D
Doctor:So, your wife is given both iron and vitamin D
Doctor:Nothing to worry
Doctor:She has been prescribed the right medicines
Doctor:She does not need extra medicines
User:ok great,
Doctor:she has to continue these medicines until after the delivery
Doctor:Is it clear to you?
User:yeah the doc said so
User:yes Mam
User:btw the doc asked to take the XXXXXXX once a week
User:and the tablet ferronine twice a day
User:with the supracal HD tablets which she is taking from one month now
Doctor:that is prefect
User:ok thats nice
User:yeah, one more question
User:how about diet
User:i have another question also
Doctor:she should take diet XXXXXXX in iron and calcium
User:which are
Doctor:I would suggest more of spinach
Doctor:milk and youghurt
User:the second question I have is
User:My wife is eating a lot these days
User:and is putting a little wieght
User:but My grandma is telling her that the more she eats, the baby becomes large and its difficult for a normal delivery
User:is that true?
Doctor:nothing like that
Doctor:She has to eat double the normal now
Doctor:but healthy food
Doctor:not junk food
Doctor:lots of fruits and vegetables
User:she is eating a lot of dry fruits and stuff
User:but no junk food tho
Doctor:that is good
Doctor:she can continue to eat them
User:OK doctor
User:thank you doctor, i just wanted to confirm that
User:the ferronine tablet, i m not able to find it anywhere in hyderabad
User:very bad
User:but i m still searching tho
Doctor:You can try the alternative
Doctor:Ask your doctor for an alternative like Orofer
Doctor:or ferrisis
User:ok i would check with her
User:Thank you doctor very much for your time
User:you have an amazing rest of the day
Doctor:I hope most of your queries are resolved
Doctor:Thank you so much
Doctor:Take care then
Doctor:bye for now
User:sure thing
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