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Tiredness, pain in legs, no weight loss after c-section childbirth. Suggest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I feel very tired at the end of the day
User:i had c-section i nsep 2011
User:whatever i put on weight during pregnancy.its stil lsame
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Are you on any regular medications?
Doctor:May I know if you had any medical problems before or during pregnancy?
User:i m very active person. i m very active during morning. but i get leg pain during evening
Doctor:May I know your current height and weight?
User:5' 1" and 60 kg
User:i feel i have less hemoglobin
Doctor:Have you tested your latest hemoglobin level?
User:2 months back
User:it was 9
Doctor:Tiredness and leg cramps are commonly reported after pregnancy.
User:ok.but is there any solution for this ?
Doctor:This is usually due to the events that occur during labour. Low hemoglobin is a possibility.
Doctor:Apart from that, it would be worth to know if your thyroid functions are also normal.
Doctor:Thyroid problems and sugars often get affected during pregnancy.
Doctor:I am not sure if they were tested in you.
User:its tested
User:i had sugar in 9th month
Doctor:Presuming all your blood test, hemoglobin, thyroid functions and sugars are normal,
User:all were normal except sugar
Doctor:you current symptoms could be related to stress (stress of delivery), post partum hormone changes and other life style causes.
Doctor:I suggest the following measures:
Doctor:1. Take iron supplements for beneficial effects. You may take them for couple of months.
Doctor:Tab. Ferium XT is one such useful brand. This can be taken once a day for a month or two.
Doctor:2. Take vitamin supplements for additional improvement. Tab. Cobadex CZX once a day for a month.
Doctor:3. Drink plenty of water.
Doctor:4. Sleep regularly.
User:ok. i m planning for sec baby. is it safe to take now?
Doctor:5. Your BMI is just under normal limits (25). I would like to see your weight between 50 to 55 kgs however.
User:how about folic acid tablets. i took these when i was planning for first baby
Doctor:Involve in physical exercise (brisk walking for half an hour to one hour 5 days a week).
User:ok. sure doctor
Doctor:You can also try a personalised diet plan from us.
User:what is that ?
Doctor:Ideally the second pregnancy should be planned after 2-3 years following the first.
User:oh k
Doctor:If there is no hurry, then I would suggest you to wait for few more months (preferably) till next year to try for the second.
User:Hmm. Ok
Doctor:You can place a request for diet using dashboard.
Doctor:A customer support team will call you back and fix an appointment with a dietician.
Doctor:She will take your brief diet history and plan a formulated diet for you (as per your choice).
Doctor:A diet plan with good exercise should bring your body back to fitness.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any query?
User:No. Thank you for the answers :-)
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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