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Treatment for spotting during early pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi this Dr. XXX
Doctor :   How may I help u today
User :   Hi Dr. XXX. My wife is 5 weeks pregnant and she had spotting today.
User :   So I am worried
User :   We are married since this Feb
Doctor :   I will defintely help u in this issue
User :   She is 27 yrs old
Doctor :   does she has any other symptom sother than spotting
Doctor :   Does she have any other symptoms other than spotting
User :   she had diarrheoa this morning, but seems to be fine after 4 PM
Doctor :   How many times she had spotting
Doctor :   ok
User :   twice ( a drop of blood each time)
Doctor :   Ok
User :   She had taked loperamide
Doctor :   Are there any clots of blood or tissue material in the bloody discharge
User :   No clot but small piece of tissue material was seen
Doctor :   There are few possibilities based on what u say
User :   ok?
Doctor :   First of all, she need bed rest
User :   ok
Doctor :   She needs to see Obstetrician
User :   ok
Doctor :   She needs to have serial B Hcg levels to be done and interpreted by OBG doc
User :   ok
Doctor :   She also need Ultrasound to see what is there in uterus
Doctor :   Are you following me?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Some times spotting is normal during the anitial period of pregnancy
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   But because you said there is tissue in spotting we need to rule out miscarriage, OK
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   I think I satisfied your query
Doctor :   Are there any other queries you have
User :   yes.. do you recommend any diet / drugs for now?
Doctor :   we do not advice any drugs
User :   ok any diet as such?
Doctor :   Rest is needed
User :   ok doctor thans a lot
Doctor :   Folic acid, Iron pills r need during pregnancy
User :   ok
Doctor :   Regarding diet, during pregancy, she needs to take bland diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   Less specy, less oily food are preferred OK
User :   ok
Doctor :   She needs balanced, rich calorie diet
Doctor :   Alright do you have any other queries
User :   no, thanks a lot
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting us
User :   Thank you too
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