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Tips to manage morning sickness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can ihelp you
Doctor :   hello
Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status
User :   M 28 - Married, Trainer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Proceed with oyur query
User :   its acutally about my wife
User :   she is 26 years old
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has is now pregenant and need some advice
Doctor :   ok
User :   sorry she is
User :   we acutally consulted a doctor in a hospital and she had given some medications
Doctor :   how many months
Doctor :   Is it is her first pregnancy
User :   apparently when she has those medicines she has frequent morning sickness
User :   yes it is and she is now 10 weeks into pregenancy
User :   but when she is off the tablets she is absolutely fine
Doctor :   See morning sickness is very cmmon in first pregnancy up tp 4-5 months
Doctor :   The medicines do not cause morning sickness
User :   k
Doctor :   what tablet is she taking
User :   folic acid and a vitamin B syrup... not sure of the names... dont have it at hand
Doctor :   only folicacid tablet is given for first 3 months
Doctor :   these medicines will mot cause morning sickness
Doctor :   continue these medicin es
User :   k
Doctor :   ASk her to take small frequent meals
User :   is it a must ???... what is the use of folic acid???
Doctor :   more of fruits, juices,
Doctor :   yes Folic acid is given to prevent neurological problem for the baby
Doctor :   it is must to comtinue the tablets
User :   the situation is that when she takes these tablets she dosent feel like eating anything
Doctor :   Ask her to take the tablets after food
User :   k
Doctor :   is she vomits she can take before food
User :   she hardly vomits but the felling is very constant
Doctor :   Or she can take syrup of Folic acid
Doctor :   yes
User :   k
User :   any suggestions on that??
Doctor :   That is common in pregnancy
Doctor :   it will be thre for about 3-5 months, slowly this will stop
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ask her to avoid ioly, fatty foods
User :   will do that
User :   ok doctor that answers my query
User :   will get back if i need any more info
Doctor :   If vomiting is severe, or vomiting sensation is severe you can ask your doctor to prescribe the medicines, it it is severe
Doctor :   If it is tolerable than no need
User :   k
Doctor :   ok
User :   bye
Doctor :   BYe
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