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Avoidence of stretch marks during preganancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hey i want to know in pregnany to avoid stretch marks on belly can any cream helps
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   28:female:S/w Engg::Married:No
Doctor :   Stretch marks are caused due to the stretching of the skin during pregnancy
Doctor :   u can get rid of it by exercise
Doctor :   once ur abdominal muscles tone up
User :   ya i know any creame to avoid that
Doctor :   Once stretch marks are formed, they are very difficult to get rid of completely
Doctor :   Stretchnil cream
Doctor :   u can apply twice daily
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   i suggest u to join yoga
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   that will help u get into shape
Doctor :   also get rid of the strecth marks
User :   hey one more thing is normal or ceserian delivery is good for maintaing good shape
Doctor :   it will disappear over period of time
Doctor :   it depends on u
Doctor :   normal delivery will have no scars
Doctor :   so normal would be better
Doctor :   any doubts
Doctor :   all u need to exercise
User :   what about putting on weight after delivery
Doctor :   u can get back in shape
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Doctor :   confirm ur details please
User :   execise before or after delivery
Doctor :   both
User :   yes it is correct
Doctor :   there are exercise which help u maintain in good shape as well relieve from pain
Doctor :   backache
Doctor :   swimming is good exercise for pregnant women
User :   ok how can i know those excersises
Doctor :   but u need to watch out the water where u swim
User :   can we do swimming after delivery?
Doctor :   u can look up for exercise in our home page
Doctor :   yes u can do
Doctor :   after delivery u can join for yoga
Doctor :   it is simple
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   can be done at ur place
Doctor :   or gym or aerobics
User :   till what month we can do swimming
Doctor :   depending on which u feel is comfortable
Doctor :   in pregnancy isit
User :   yes
User :   one more thing iam 5 months left leg is swelled little
Doctor :   throught out the pregnancy u can
Doctor :   But do skip the hot tub and sauna, as overheating can hamper the development of a growing fetus, according to various studies
User :   ok good
Doctor :   but consult with ur gynecologist
Doctor :   becoz most of us dont have pool at backyard here
Doctor :   water must be clean
Doctor :   The water itself poses no risk to you or your baby: Research hasn't found any health hazards for healthy pregnant women from the bacteria, chlorine, or other chemicals in pools.
User :   i don't think i can get clean water
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   aerobics or yoga will be good
User :   when i was doing swimming before pregnanncy i was getting water infection & fever once in 15 days
Doctor :   dont do it then
Doctor :   please avoid
Doctor :   if the water is not clean
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   tahnks a lot

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