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Pregnant with frequent vomiting. Any medicine required? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi, good evening doctor.
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:My wife pregnancy 3 months now but she is vomiting symptom too much. please suggest what to do?
Doctor:Have you seen a gynecologist?
Doctor:Is she on any medicines for vomiting?
User:Yes, but he told me not to worry. But now a days she do not to eat food.
Doctor:Let me explain.
Doctor:Vomiting is very common during early pregnancy, especially if the pregnancy is the first one.
Doctor:It is due to the effects of hormones that are secreted to help in the growth and development of pregnancy.
Doctor:It usually reduces as pregnancy grows further.
User:When she takes food next 10 she vomit. Please suggest how to reduce.
Doctor:However if vomiting is very severe, one can use anti vomiting medicines to treat it.
Doctor:There are numerous vomiting medications.
User:Can you tell me the medicine?
Doctor:But few such as doxylamine which is safe in pregnancy is prescribed to them.
Doctor:This medication can be obtained with a prescription from a doctor.
User:Ok, any extra care of her health ?
Doctor:These medications along with antacid syrup such as Syp Mucaine gel can be used to control vomiting.
Doctor:Yes there are few other things which you can do to control vomiting.
Doctor:You would need to watch out for few diet which your wife can tolerate.
Doctor:Most women would be able to tolerate some diet more than other food.
Doctor:Such food needs to be consumed in preference to other meals.
User:What type of food she needs to take during the pregnancy?
Doctor:It may take some time in finding that one,
Doctor:but that is going to be useful through out her pregnancy now.
Doctor:Further, avoid any diet which is too oily, that are very aroumatic and too spicy.
Doctor:They can induce vomiting.
Doctor:Let her meals be small and in frequent numbers.
Doctor:She would need to avoid eating large meals that make her full.
User:Ok, doctor thanks a lot.
Doctor:Most liquid diet are very much tolerated by most women, she can take them as much as possible.
Doctor:Lastly some exercises as suggested by your gynecologist will help in treating this problem too.
Doctor:Hope you have followed what I suggested.
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