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Query regarding bulgy legs after preganancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hi,
User :   last week my wife gave a birth , that was normal delivery only.
Doctor :   k
User :   now her legs are looking bulgy.
Doctor :   congrats
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   both the legs?
User :   yes...
User :   is this natural.
Doctor :   she needs to be active
Doctor :   swelling is due to inactiveness
Doctor :   if she gets into normal activity
Doctor :   then the blood in peripheral view
Doctor :   viens will move to heart
User :   ok ok, that s not a problem because of delivery right?
Doctor :   so no pooling in the legs
Doctor :   nope
Doctor :   is she moving around
User :   not like earlier, her parents are not allowing.
Doctor :   swelling is due to inactivity
Doctor :   it would be fine if she can move around a bit
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   more
User :   one more doubt, let me know what is the meaning of vaccum delivery
Doctor :   physical activity will make her better
Doctor :   better blood circulation
Doctor :   no peripheral pooling
Doctor :   of blood
Doctor :   then no swelling
Doctor :   ya tel me
Doctor :   sure i will explain about vaccum delivery
Doctor :   it is also called
Doctor :   ventose suction
Doctor :   is a method of delivery
Doctor :   when there is obstruction
Doctor :   and mother is not able to push the baby
User :   oh...
Doctor :   its is assisted in delivery
Doctor :   in patients with heart disease,asthmatics
Doctor :   to minimise the amount of stress
Doctor :   these people take
User :   it is part of a normal delivery
Doctor :   it is form os assistance given in delivery
Doctor :   for such patients i mentioned
Doctor :   k
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