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Underwent D and C. Rubella test was positive. Taking folic acid. Precautions for next pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hi Dr. Good morning
User:i have few queries
Doctor:Hi XXXXXX
Doctor:Please ask me
User:I'm 24 years of age. I underwent a D&C in May 2012, as no heart pulse was seen in Fetal growth for 60 days. My blood report shows Rubella IGG positive (85), CMV Igg positive (79) Igm negative, Toxoplasma (Igg& Igm non-reactive). I have been taking folic acid (FolPlus) tables for past 2 months. Can i plan for pregnancy after 1 or 2 months? What precautions and tests need to be taken before the next pregnancy?
Doctor:I have read your query
Doctor:Please continue to take folic acid
Doctor:You can try conceiving from now on
Doctor:Not a problem with it
User:thanks doctor.
Doctor:Please repeat the test for all these infections again
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Do you have a baby already?
Doctor:apart from the one you aborted?
User:no doctor. that's the first time
User:got married in Fen
Doctor:No problem
User:Doctor i just want to know will fibroadenoma will affect pregnancy or breast feeding
Doctor:You can conceive again without any trouble
Doctor:Are you asking about fibroadenoma Breast?
User:yes doctor
Doctor:No, generally it does not cause a problem
Doctor:It is benign
Doctor:You seem to be quite healthy XXXXXX
User:thanks for the support doctor!
Doctor:Yes, you are also young at 24
Doctor:The loss at first time was unfortunate but this time you will have a normal pregnancy
Doctor:Get the routine blood investigations done
Doctor:Screening for TORCH infections as well
Doctor:Take the TT injection on time
Doctor:I do not see any difficulty now
User:Thanks doctor.I will do
Doctor:Eat healthy
Doctor:Is your weight normal?
User:i'm working in IT sector, could you please advise the the foods and things i need to follow if my pregnancy is confirmed
User:i'm little ovr weight. now i'm 70.
Doctor:You need to take a healthy nutritious food that is XXXXXXX in vegetables and fruits
Doctor:Try and reduce few kilos
Doctor:Avoid spicy food
Doctor:high fat food
Doctor:Take more of spinach
User:sure doctot
User:Is it necessary to take bed rest if pregnancy is confirmed considering there is history of miscarriage earlier in 3rd month
Doctor:Not required
Doctor:But do not strain yourself more
Doctor:with washing clothes, bending too much etc
User:i can come again online here to contact you again?
Doctor:Yes sure
Doctor:Please ask for me in the beginning of your chat
Doctor:I am Dr. Shanthi
User:Thanks a lot doctor for answering all my questions.
Doctor:Thank you too XXXXXX
Doctor:All the best to you
User:Thanks :) it was really nice talking to you. I agained confidence after speaking with you!!
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Same here
User:May i know which hospital you are working for?
Doctor:right now, I only work for XXXXXXX
Doctor:I intend to start my practice soon
User:Ok doctor.Will contact you in case of any queries have a nice day!!
Doctor:I am here to help you
Doctor:Have a great day too
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:Thanks doctor.bye
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