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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr.XXXX.
User :   i m 8 month prgenant and in my sonography liquor amni is excessive
Doctor :   OK.
User :   is this a sign of abnormal child\
Doctor :   Can you tell me in detail about the report?
User :   wht u wanna ask
Doctor :   How much high is the liquor quantity?
User :   that not mention
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   in report
User :   its just mention excessive
User :   can u tell me wht it mean
Doctor :   Did they find any visible physical abnormality?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   they have told me for gtt test
User :   that is also normal
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is it a single baby?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   can explain wht it mean
Doctor :   The causes for increased liquor include both maternal and fetal
Doctor :   Can you tell me your AFI levels in your ultra sound?
User :   afl means wht
User :   tell me fy
User :   fullform
User :   a
User :   afl
Doctor :   It is amniotic fluid index.
User :   its not mention
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   When was your last ultrasound done, before this?
User :   now how can u help me
Doctor :   I shall help you. But i need few details first.
User :   before this 15 march 3d ultrasound was done
Doctor :   OK.
Doctor :   Did they find any abnormality in that?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any current symptoms?
User :   symptoms of wht
Doctor :   Increased breathless, abdomen pain.
Doctor :   edema.
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Did you check your bp recently?
User :   120 80
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Did you do BUN level and LFT.
User :   wht that mean
Doctor :   These are blood examinations to check functions of liver and kidney.
User :   i drink 2-3 lieters water in a day is it harmful
Doctor :   No.
User :   i drink limca sometime
Doctor :   At present, due to increased liquor, you have to reduce it to 1.5 to 2 liter
User :   ok
User :   wht things should be avoided ibn
User :   in eating and drinking
Doctor :   What you have to do now is to repeat the ultrasound after a week.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also ask your them to measure AFI and mention it in the report.
User :   ok
User :   limca or artifical juice also harmful\
Doctor :   It then you have to look out for the any symptoms.
Doctor :   Try to avoid them as much as possible.
User :   ok
Doctor :   But you have to avoid salt intake,
User :   salt
User :   why
Doctor :   It will increase water retention.
User :   ok
User :   wht else
Doctor :   Did you follow what i have said?
User :   can u tell me the main reason of this water ec
User :   excess
Doctor :   As i told you causes are maternal and fetal.
User :   ok
Doctor :   As the fetal is normal.
User :   lastly doe it mean my child will be abnormal
Doctor :   It could be due to maternal.
User :   how could i check that its normal or not
Doctor :   Your ultrasound say the fetus is normal right?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Then no need to worry.
User :   fetal movements satisfactory
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   no obvious malformation seen
Doctor :   Then you have to wait for the repeat test.
User :   icecream also harmful
Doctor :   No,
User :   beside this any other suggestiom
Doctor :   Only decrease salt intake, water, and take lots of rest.
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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