Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
198 Doctors are Online

Pregnant. Having asthma with pregnancy. Worried about weight gain during pregnancy?

Apr 2013
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

General Surgeon
Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 3073 Questions
Hi I'm a 35 yrs old n I'm pregnant n worry about how much weight I'm gain with this pregnancy from 125 now I'm 170 lb n I'm only 27 weeks .. I'm thinking of getting lipo as soon I give birth but I have a little problem I have asthma never had it before my asthma started with this pregnancy .. Can I get lipo done even if I got asthma problem please help worry about my body after birth
Posted Sun, 15 Sep 2013 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hi. go step by step and be patient

Detailed Answer:
Hi welcome to health care magic forum.
Weight gain is typically found during pregnancy and despite you have significant weight gain, this is nothing to be concerned. one part of your weight is water retention, fetus and surrounding tissue and other part is fat accumulation. This happens because of hormonal processes during pregnancy and every women gain weight more or less. at this point you shouldnt think about lipo and similar procedure since you still dont know your final weight and your look till birth. Also, women usually lose 4-5kg after birth and 3-4kg during the first 2-3 months of lactation. SO just be patient,focus on your pregnancy now,avoid concentrated sugars and everything will be fine. Asthma can be triggered during pregnancy too and you can expect that it will pass after it. Asthma is not contraindication for lipo,you should just mention it to your surgeon so that specific medicines can be ready for use. You should not hurry with your lipo after birth since 4-8 months should pass till your hormonal levels stabilize so try to have it 1 year after birth,of course if this will be necessary. We always suggest natural methods of weight losing so try with diet and exercise first, in most cases it is enough for your weight to go down as quick as it went up
Hope I have answered your query.Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an OBGYN

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor