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Going for ultrasonography test, Nuchal transulcency scan done, feels exhausted, BP 140/110, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctor.
User :   i need a couple of minutes
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   my and me are expecting our first kid in nov
User :   my wife
Doctor :   ok
User :   we are going for our third USG in an hour
User :   she is on week 20
User :   what are the things that we should really ckeck in the USG?
Doctor :   THis is a anamoly scan
User :   we had the NT scan a month back and it was all fine
User :   no a routine one.
Doctor :   So doctor will check if the all the organs are developed correctly
Doctor :   and developing correctly
Doctor :   By this time most organs are formed
Doctor :   so this is only a routine one
User :   yep a routine one
User :   is this a normal time to do a USG?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok fine.
User :   we did one in week 6 and heard the heart beat
Doctor :   right
User :   then one NT scan on week 16
User :   when the nasal cavity and the neck dev was fine
User :   and now this scan
User :   how many more scan ususally is the norm/
User :   ?
Doctor :   It is not routinely not needed
Doctor :   It is the doctor's decision if she wants few more
User :   ok fine doctor.
User :   Thanks
User :   Goodbye
Doctor :   Bye all the best
User :   Hi Doctor, one more quick question
Doctor :   yes
User :   i felt exsausted yesterday - checked my BP using a automatic instrument at home
User :   the reading was 140/110
User :   then after two hours it again showed a reading of 120/90
Doctor :   ok
User :   should i see a doctor?
Doctor :   Both the reading are high, I recommend more frequent measuring of BP
Doctor :   and make a note of the date and time
Doctor :   in a book
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the BP is consistently elevated more than 130/85
Doctor :   single or both the reading
User :   anything that i can do as a preacution?
Doctor :   then you need an examination
Doctor :   What is our age
Doctor :   your
User :   32
Doctor :   At this age, most common reason is stress factor
Doctor :   so if you can reduce it
User :   both my mom and dad have a high BP history and are on mdeication since the last one and half year
Doctor :   by exercise and relaxating methods
User :   ok
Doctor :   then your BP should be controlled
User :   okay fine doctor
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
User :   goodbye
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