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Fever and throat infection in Pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Sir I am 36 years old and just conceived
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/N
User :   i would like to know the complication if any to conceive at this age
User :   Married 1 son
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The risk of giving birth to a child with a birth defect does increase as the mother's age increases.
User :   I am a working lady do you advice me to continue my work
Doctor :   u can continue ur work
User :   i travel by bus and my office from my residence is 11 kilometers away
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   avoid travelling as fas as possible
Doctor :   the risk of miscarriage (loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks gestation) is 12% to 15% for women in their 20's and rises to about 25% for women at age 40.
Doctor :   High blood pressure and diabetes can develop for the first time during pregnancy, and women over the age of 30 are at increased risk.
User :   During my first pregnancy i had High BP i.e. 9 years back now my BP is 130/80
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine for the same
User :   No only folic acid
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are u any other medicines
Doctor :   was ur blood pressure checked anytime
User :   no
User :   yesterday my BP was 130/84
Doctor :   okDo not have more than 300 mg. of caffeine per day.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Maintain a healthy, well-balanced diet and eat a variety of foods to get all the nutrients you need. Choose foods high in starch and fiber. Make sure you are getting enough vitamins and minerals in your daily diet. Eat and drink at least 4 servings of dairy products and calcium-rich foods a day, choose at least one source each of Vitamin C, Vitamin A and folic acid every day.
Doctor :   Review your exercise program with your health care provider. Generally, you may continue your normal exercise routine throughout pregnancy unless you are instructed to decrease or modify your activities.
User :   I have become very weak I am having severe fever and throat infection
User :   I am not taking any drugs for that because i am worried it would effect the fetus
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u can do salt water gargling three times a day
Doctor :   do u have sputum?
User :   My second delivery was during 2005 and at this time also i had BP and I was prescribed alphadopha 500 mg through out unfortunately i lot that baby for a pnemonia at 3.5 mths
User :   yes i do have a sputum
Doctor :   please do visit physician since u have fever
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   i am very much tensed this time as i had a very bad experience last time
User :   my first delivery was preterm at 34 weeks the baby's wt. was 2.25 kgs
Doctor :   not worry
Doctor :   everything will fine
User :   hope so
Doctor :   since u have fever, u got to see the gynecologist
Doctor :   and get her advise now
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   i have two things in mind whether to terminate this or keep this i am not able to decide because of my age i am scared
Doctor :   dont be scared
Doctor :   continue with it
Doctor :   people become pregnant in late 40s
User :   what are my chances of delivering a healthy baby
Doctor :   is it normal now a days to have kid at mid 30s
User :   what precautions should i take so that i deliver a normal child
Doctor :   u need to follow gynecologist advise
Doctor :   as far as possible avoid travelling
Doctor :   take medicines on time
Doctor :   have regular antenatal checkups
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   i am 5 weeks pregnant now but there are no symptoms of pregnancy and i am worried whether this is a matter of concern
Doctor :   did u do urine pregnancy ?
User :   urine test is positive on 13.06.2008
Doctor :   no need to worry
Doctor :   u will have normal pregnancy
Doctor :   be calm
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   not everyone will have problem
Doctor :   rarely
Doctor :   with proper antenatal care
Doctor :   u should befine
Doctor :   u will have a healthy baby
User :   during previous instances i had severe vomitting
Doctor :   all u need to be is be calm and composed
Doctor :   it happens
User :   but i feel like eating all the time
Doctor :   in many women
User :   my doctor has advised to take a scan at 6 wks to know the heart beat is it safe to scan at this juncture
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes regular scan
User :   ok
Doctor :   watch out the amount of salt u take
Doctor :   in food
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   eat plenty of vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   exercise
Doctor :   u will be have healthy baby
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have to catch 2-3 bus to reach my office and back home is it advisable as i had an abortion during feb 2008
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes try avoiding that
Doctor :   as far as possible
User :   you mean to say that i need to take a break from my job
Doctor :   yes if u feel
Doctor :   so
Doctor :   u can travel in other forms
User :   i feel very sleepy all the time and cannot concentrate
User :   i have become irritable and get upset at the smallest issue and i feel that someone should pamper me is this normal
Doctor :   consume less oily food
Doctor :   eat more greens
Doctor :   sleep well at night time
Doctor :   u should be fine
User :   ok
User :   whenever i feel hungry there is white discharge from my vagina is this normal
User :   is intercourse prohibited during pregnancy
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   during first three months
User :   ok
User :   i am very anaemic doctor my hb is 7 please advise
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u need to take iron tablets
User :   what tablets i should take or is there any vegetable by which my hb can go high
Doctor :   greens, milk, meat egg
User :   we are vegetarians.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dates u can have
Doctor :   lion dates
Doctor :   it has iron contect
Doctor :   content
User :   is paracetamol and antibiotics safe during pregnancy
Doctor :   any drug u want to take
Doctor :   u need to consult
Doctor :   few antibiotics can be taken
User :   my doctor has advised me to take susten injections till 20 wks is it advisable
Doctor :   but need to consult before taking anything
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
User :   can i attempt to lose some wt. during pregnancy
User :   Thanks a lot doctor. i will catch you when i am free bye take care. I would like to know your name please
Doctor :   ur wlec
Doctor :   u too
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
User :   you tooooooooooooo
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