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Swollen legs during twenty weeks pregnancy. Done urine exam. Are results okay? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:hi doctor
Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:thank you madam. good evening to you too.
User:hi doctor, i am XXXXXXX i am 20 week pregnant. my legs got swollen. doctor said it is normal and also suggested for complete urine exam (cue). i went for cue today and the results are below. please let me know if they are ok. color = pale yellow, appearance = s. turbid reaction = acidic s.gravity = 1.015 albumin = trace sugar = nil urine for bile salts = absent urine for bile pigments = negative pus cells = 03-04/hpf epithelial cells = 06-08/hpf rbc = 02-04/hpf cast = nil crystals = nil others = nil
Doctor:The report is absolutely normal
Doctor:nothing to worry
Doctor:Congratulations on the pregnancy
User:madam any problem with rbc = 2-4/hpf?
User:thank you madam
Doctor:nothing to worry
Doctor:Whole of the report is normal
User:do i need to take any steps for the swollen legs
Doctor:Nothing much, except keep your legs elevated with 2 pillows while you sleep or rest on the bed
User:i was 39kg when i got conceived. now i am 52 kg.
Doctor:That is normal weight gain
User:how much XXXXXXX wt shud i reach madam
Doctor:Average weight gain in pregnancy is around 12 kgs
Doctor:Is your blood pressure normal?
Doctor:What is your weight?
User:bp is always normal 110/70
User:52 kg now
Doctor:Nothing to worry
User:i already gained 13 kg now
Doctor:You are normal
Doctor:Relax, just make sure your blood pressure is normal by checking it every month
User:i am using ARG-9. Is it better to continue that
Doctor:Yes, it is
Doctor:Please continue it
User:thank u for your answers madam.
User:have a nice day.
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:You too have a nice evening
Doctor:Take care
User:thank you and bye
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