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Pubic pain in a 6 month pregnant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   My wife is 6 months pregnant now. Recently she has pain at her pubic region. what must be causing this?
Doctor :   HI
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May i know her age?
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Since when is she having the pain?
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Are you there?
User :   35 years, pain since 4 days
Doctor :   Ok.
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Can you describe the pain
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Is the pain spasmodic pr just an ache?
User :   as when we pull the hair from the pubic region.
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Otherwise there is no pain is it?
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Does she have any problem while passing urine?
User :   pain is constant
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Is there pain while passing urine?
User :   no
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Does she have burning sensation while passing urine?
User :   no
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Does she have any fever?
User :   no
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Ok.
Doctor :   As the symptoms are not specific the cuase for the pain might be because of urine infection or as arising from the uterus.
User :   what might be causing this pain?
User :   what to do?
Doctor :   I shall suggest you few measures.
User :   ok
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1. she has to drink plenty of water
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atleast 2 litres in a day.
User :   ok
User :   ok
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2. Bed rest
User :   ok
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3. Tab dolo 650mg 1 tablet as and when the pain is severe.
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This tablet contains paracetamol and is safe during pregnancy.
User :   ok
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4. it would be ideal if you can have her examined by a gynaecologist to see if the pregnancy is ok.
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Have you followed?
User :   Thanks may I know your name?
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Do you have any other query?
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Please fill the feed back form too.
User :   pregnancy is ok. usg is done. dr visit on the 1st week of jan 10
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Not that.
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There can be some amount of pain during pregnancy
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that can be normal
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But there are few other conditions that can cause pains and can comprimise pregnancy.
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It is better to rule those conditions out.
User :   ok, is weekness normal during pregnancy?
Doctor :  
she must be having anaemia secondary to pregnancy that can cause weakness
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It is a common symptom
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but not a normal condition.
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is she on iron tablets?
User :   yes
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Ok.
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that is good
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continue with those
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and good nutrition is necessary
User :   can sex a problem?
Doctor :   No.
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It XXXXXXXX not
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ntu some time sex during pregnancy
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can cause trauma and pains
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that is why i said an examination would be ideal
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to make sure pregnancy is fine.
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Have you followed?
User :   ok thats fine
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Do you have any other query?
User :   thats all
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Please fill the feed back form too
User :   ok
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Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   ok thanks dr XXXXXXXX
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