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High ESR during pregnancy, C-section - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
User :   I have completed 37 weeks of pregnancy. my esr is very high at 91. PP is also high at 141. day after tomorrow is my c-section. is there something to worry
Doctor :   If your other parameters are normal
User :   lyphocytes low at 15.2%
User :   what parameters shall i look into
Doctor :   then there is nothing to worry, with only these two parameters being abnormal
User :   what other parameters shall i look into?
Doctor :   Hb, TLC, Infections
Doctor :   Chest Xray
Doctor :   If these are within normal limits then there is nothing to worry
User :   why chest x ray
Doctor :   To rule out any lung diseases
User :   that is not to be done in pregnancy ..... i suppose
User :   I am not feeling any sickness and feel that i am alright
Doctor :   Yes exactly, it is done routinely before all other surgeries
Doctor :   you being calm is of utmost importance
Doctor :   for you & your baby
Doctor :   Cesarean section is a simple & quick procedure
Doctor :   Are you with me?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   what shall i do before the c-section/
Doctor :   Just follow the pre operative instructions
Doctor :   which will be given to you
Doctor :   the day before the surgery
Doctor :   Please don't worry too much
Doctor :   you wont know a thing
Doctor :   its all done under anesthesia as you know
Doctor :   & you will be maintained on good pain killers post op
Doctor :   so you wont have any pains
Doctor :   Just be happy that you are going to be Mom soon
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thaks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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