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Blood problems indicating immediate blood transfusion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Tell Me
User :   Hi I have a question for my mom
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   She a staying home mom and she 42 year old
Doctor :   ok..
User :   it about her menstrual period
User :   she as had it now for 2 weeks
User :   she is a nemack
Doctor :   Anemic you mean..
User :   she had one blood trusfuseing before
User :   yes
User :   she worryed not sure what to do
Doctor :   Menorrhagia is one of the most common gynecologic complaints
User :   ok
Doctor :   blood loss exceeding 80 mL per cycle or menses lasting longer than 7 days. is considered so..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any other symptoms other than this, what is her Hemoglobin levels..
User :   her legs feel funny
User :   and she feel weak
Doctor :   Can you explain on that..
User :   she feel tried and legs feel tingling
Doctor :   Low hemoglobin levels will induce such a feeling of tiredness or fatigue in thelegs..
Doctor :   Pins And Needles kind of feeling..
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   What is her Hemoglobin Level..
User :   what mean ?
Doctor :   There are few things that need to be done before finding out the Modality of treatment in your Mom..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Leave it.. That is only to asses the Anemia status..
User :   it is 4
User :   something
Doctor :   D & C Dilatation And Curettage to find out the status of the Endometrium in the Uterus..
Doctor :   that is dangerously low..
Doctor :   She will require urgent transfusions at the Earliest..
Doctor :   Is she able to do her routine activities..
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   it good
User :   she execise yestersey
Doctor :   Then her treatment will be medical line only..
User :   ok
Doctor :   she should not do any of that..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Since she willbe staaining..her self..
Doctor :   Straining ..
Doctor :   I mean..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Oral contraceptive pills OCPs suppress pituitary gonadotropin release and will prevent the further blood loss.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Any kind of surgery will not be advisable at this stage..
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done
User :   brith of the last chrlid
Doctor :   I did not get that.?
User :   birth of the child
5 years ago
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Was the post delivery period normal and uneventful.
User :   uneventful
Doctor :   which place are you from..
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   st. agues
User :   usa
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   could the ovarin cysts cause of it?
Doctor :   that will be decided on the Ultrasound examination..
User :   ok
Doctor :   But less likely to be the cause..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   Thank you too
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