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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :  
My wife is getting cough and cold so often..She is pregnant and it's 6 month running..
Doctor :   Ok
User :  
Can u suggest me any medicines, so the she will be cured ?
Doctor :   Sure

User :  
every month she is getting cold...
Doctor :  
I will help you
Doctor :  
Now during pregnancy
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there are a lot of hormonal changes in the body
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
So she will be more prone to infections
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But at the same time
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it has to be borne in mind that
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she cannot take much medicines
User :   yeh thats true

Doctor :  
Because it will have effect on the baby
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Now for her cold
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I would tell you some medicines
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But you need to take only after confirming with your Gynecologist
Doctor :  
If you have her no.
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
She can Take Dolo 650 along with Avil
User :  
everything is normal other than cold...
Doctor :  
Let try with once daily after food
Doctor :  
Bcos in Pregnancy, the rule is
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Medicines as minimal as possible
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Only if it is inevitable then she has to take
User :  
today I asked to my gynecologist..she said to take XXXXXXXX tablets for cough
Doctor :  
and only with the approval of the treating Gynecologist
Doctor :  
Yes, that is fine
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So, talk to her about Dolo650 and Avil
User :  
but I have seen her getting cold so often before pregnancy though
Doctor :  
Yes, that I have explained
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as she is under more stress
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she is more prone
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to get it
User :  
so I'll consult with my gynecologist and then only give the medicines you have mentioned ?
Doctor :  
Yes,
Doctor :  
Right
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :  
yeh..
Doctor :  
You may proceed with the next query
User :  
Will cough effect to the baby ?
Doctor :   No

Doctor :  
They are just viral infections
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and are not transmitted to the baby/fetus
User :   My doctor has given her to take Amino-fit medicines for baby's nutrition

User :  
but she doen't like that syrup..
Doctor :  
Yes, they are nutritional supplements
Doctor :  
which is good
Doctor :  
Ok
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Let her take good diet rich in proteins
User :  
Is there any other syrup which can equally work like Amino-fit ?
Doctor :   Does she take egg?
User :   no

User :   if she eats egg then vomiting starts

Doctor :  
Ok
User :   any other solution ?

Doctor :   Give me one minute, I am on an emergency call
Doctor :  
Is that ok?
User :   sure

Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Now what she has given is Amino acid supplements
Doctor :   Those are present in foods rich in proteins

Doctor :   She can take soya, pulses, dal
Doctor :  
in good quantity
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That will look into it
User :   ok..

Doctor :  
the nurtition is maintained
Doctor :  
You can give her a protein supplement like
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B-Protin instead
User :   sure

Doctor :  
It is a Soya concentrate
User :   ok

User :  
One more question
Doctor :  
Has to be taken with Milk, like you do for Horlicks/Bournvita
User :  
sure
Doctor :   Sure

User :   My mom is getting pain if she is doing some work like "cooking, cleaning, etc.."

User :  
she is 56 years old
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   if she is sitting idle then she is not getting that pain

User :   once she starts working then such things happenning
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Where is the pain?
User :  
she is getting pain in backbone
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Just check if it is centralized
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and spreading to the legs
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Or in the sides, both sides
User :   yeh..once she had a chicken gunia fever

Doctor :  
Ok
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When was that?
User :   after that incident, she is always getting pain in legs..
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
When was that?
User :  
it's 2 years back
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Let her do some form of exercise like Walking
User :   and the backbone pain, she is getting from 2 months

Doctor :  
everyday which will improve the circulation
User :   ok

Doctor :  
And back pain is mainly muscular
User :  
but she is walking 2 kms everyday
Doctor :  
Ok, thats good
User :  
but still she is getting the leg pain
Doctor :  
Let her take a Multivitamin supplement
User :   like ?

Doctor :  
I will give you the name along with her exercise
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Supractiv
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1 daily after breakfast for 1 month
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And get back to us with the changes
User :   will it for both backbone and leg pain ?

Doctor :  
Yes
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And for back there will be certain exercises
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which you an Orthopedic surgeon will prescribe you
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But I cannot demonstrate it here
User :   But in village it's bit difficult to do exercise..again she is not getting much time to do exercise..

Doctor :  
Those exercises will strengthen the back muscles
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It takes 10 mins maximum
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4 exercises
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5 times each
User :   but she shys to do exercise..

Doctor :  
They are easily doable lying flat on the floor/cot
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So no shy towards that
User :  
once she started doing yoga..but again she stopped..as my father commented her
Doctor :  
You compel her
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As this is quite simple
User :   k

Doctor :  
and needs just 10 mins off vision from your Dad
User :  
please tell me those
Doctor :  
It is difficult to tell it here
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Has to be demonstrated
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So, you can take her to the local doc
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he will help you
User :   is there any medicine for quick relief from those pains

Doctor :  
If at all required, let her take Voveran 100 SR
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once daily
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But not more than 10 as a whole from my prescription
User :   it'll work for backpain too ?

Doctor :  
Sure
Doctor :  
It will
Doctor :  
Needs to be taken after food
User :   ok..
Doctor :  
It is the choice for musculoskeletal pain
User :  
Thank you very much
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User :  
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User :   thanks once again

User :   bbye..by the way I didn't ask your name

Doctor :  
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User :  
sure
Doctor :  
Bye
User :   bbye

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