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Pregnant. Painful cramps in legs at night. Normal? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here,
User:good afternoon
Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:Sorry , but can i talk to any lady doctor?
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User:ok., how shall i connect her?
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User:THANX a lot
User:hi,may i talk to Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Drxxxxxxxxxx here
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am carryg since last 6 months
Doctor:tell me
User:Now recently , iam havg cramps on my legs during mid night
User:donno why
User:Its so painful that i had to wake up mesage my legs n then sleep
Doctor:It is expected
User:It happens during mid night only, n any one of the leg. On the cups of the leg
Doctor:and it will tend to increase as you near term
Doctor:Are you walking daily?
User:oh,,why? Any way i can save myself from this?
Doctor:You can apply topical ointments like volini
Doctor:Give hot fomentation locally
User:Though my doctor told me to walk atleast for half an hr after every meal, But i hardly find any time. i reach home by 9pm, , eat my dinner and feel sleepy
Doctor:It is because of the increased venous pressure in the legs
Doctor:You must walk to alleviate the pain
User:so, walking is compulsary
User:can u also let me know the benefits of prenatal yoga?
Doctor:Yes, it is
Doctor:Yes, it is definitely helpful
Doctor:Helps you to maintain your health
Doctor:and also the mild exercise are good for your labour as well
User:so if iam regulary walking thats sufficient for my labour?
User:or prenatal yoga can be more helpful
Doctor:Prenatal yoga and walking both together would be ideal
User:oh,, ok
User:ok, my nexy query
User:i am observing some light black XXXXXXX on each side of my breast. Though i thought thats dirt and tried to remove with oil, soap, cream, But nothg happnd
Doctor:Don't do anything about it
User:Any idea why it is happeng?
Doctor:It is the pigmentation that normally happens in pregnancy
Doctor:It is because of increased progesterone
User:no pigmentation, no pimple, its just a hazzy XXXXXXX
Doctor:It is because of increased progesterone
User:not atall like strech XXXXXXX
User:ok,,so will that go away after my delivery?
Doctor:yes, the hazy XXXXXXX is due to increased progesterone
Doctor:Yes, it will
User:ok , my last query
User:i had done my recent blood sugar test last wek
User:all came normal
User:iam too much into sweets nowadays
User:shall i avoid it, or as the sugar level is normal i can continue?
Doctor:You can continue but not in excess
Doctor:Hope you followed my suggestions
Doctor:Than you too
Doctor:Bye for now
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