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Pregnant. Have extreme tiredness. Thyroid test is normal. Can it be treated with good nutrition? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi Good Morning Doctor
Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Proceed with your query
User:I came to know that I have cove conceived , after consulting gyneacologist last week .
User:I do feel lot of tierdness ......
Doctor:Tiredness can be part of pregnancy symptom.
Doctor:Anemia which is another condition commonly associated with pregnancy also can be the cause.
Doctor:It needs to be investigated.
User:Should i go for anameia test???
Doctor:Your gynecologist will routinely recommend certain basic tests such as blood hemoglobin, thyroid function test and so on.
Doctor:It needs to be done to rule out associated medical conditions.
Doctor:These condition could also be the cause of your symptoms.
User:I went through tyroid test ,It was normal
Doctor:If all the tests come normal, your symptoms can be treated with good nutrition, adequate fluid consumption and good rest.
Doctor:I also would want you to rule out anemia by getting your hemoglobin levels checked.
User:Actually i have taken leave from company since last week .....
User:So soon i want to go back to go to job also......
User:What foood shud i take to avoid tierdness in this condition , i am now 5 weeks pregnant.
Doctor:As I mentioned earlier, tiredness could be due to pregnancy or because of anemia.
Doctor:Rarely this can be a sign of ongoing infection (if there is associated fever).
Doctor:You will need to rule out these possibilities.
Doctor:Discussing with your gynecologist can help you know the cause.
Doctor:If there is no anemia or infection, then tiredness can be treated with regular food, plenty of fruits and vegetables,
User:Ok doctor , One more question .
Doctor:drinking plenty of water/fluids and proper rest.
Doctor:So talk with your gynecologist and find the reason.
User:Actually yesterday i fell from scooter ,while i was going with my husband .
User:I did not get much hurt ...... but then too i am scared .....
Doctor:I understand your fear.
Doctor:If you do not have any abdominal pain
Doctor:or if you are not bleeding from the vagina
Doctor:then you do not need to worry.
User:No ...... There will not be any injury right if thr is no pain
Doctor:If you do not have these symptoms, then your pregnancy is safe.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:I have a blood clot i one of my
User:leg , what to do for that .....
Doctor:Can you elaborate, what you meant by blood clot in the leg?
Doctor:Do you mean there is some skin discoloration on the leg after the fall?
User:Actualy it is paining a lot
Doctor:This is most likely subcutaneous bleed.
Doctor:It will settle down in a few days.
User:ok , thr is no prob right?????
Doctor:You can apply compresses (ice compresses preferably) at the affected region to reduce pain and fasten recovery.
Doctor:It is not a problem.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:No doctor thankyou so much for your suggesstions...
User:Thnaks a lot :)
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Bye :)
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