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Suggest treatment for leg swelling during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i have completed 5 months in pregnancy , i got swelling my leg..what i have to do?
Doctor:Swelling during pregnancy can be a normal symptom.
Doctor:But this can also be an alarming symptom.
Doctor:Please get your blood pressure checked by a doctor at the earliest.
Doctor:If it is normal, then you need not be worried.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:i just checked my BP...its 138/80
Doctor:If your blood pressure is in control then you need not be worried.
Doctor:Keep your leg elevated at most times.
Doctor:Avoid prolong standing.
Doctor:As you do this, keep regularly checking the blood pressure.
User:thanks for suggestions
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no thanks
Doctor:Thanks for consulting m.e
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Welcome again.
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