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Instructions for using the postpartum belt - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Good morning doctor
User :   i am 3 months postpartum
User :   25/f
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   married
User :   xxxxx
Doctor :   ok
User :   159 cm
User :   62
User :   no
Doctor :   thanks. please go ahead with your medical query
User :   i have a postpartum belt
User :   can i wear it from now onwards
User :   ?
User :   doctor u there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   When did you have the Child birth
User :   as i already said i am 3 months post partum
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you breast feeding
Doctor :   your child now
User :   s
User :   i have belly like 4 months
Doctor :   do you perform any exercises or Yoga
User :   no doctor....
Doctor :   since they are more safe and better
Doctor :   than the Belts that your talking about
User :   ooooooooooh
User :   ok
Doctor :   I would certainly Advice you to start them rather than belts
User :   what type of execrcise can i do
Doctor :   did you have any complication during the child birth and
Doctor :   wasa it normal or CS
User :   its a normal ,forceps,episiotomy
Doctor :   Have the Wounds healed completely now are you having any pain at all
Doctor :   around the episiotomy sutures
User :   sometimes i feel the pain when i stand for many hours
User :   rare pains
User :   mild pains
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can follow these if you have any pains i would advice you to stop and meet your Gynecologist
Doctor :   you need to train your abs to pull back in toward your spine during exertion.
User :   then
User :   doctor u there?
Doctor :   maintain proper position during exercise.
User :   what position
Doctor :   Because you have both loose joints and weakened abs after pregnancy, it is particularly easy for the weight and force of your limbs to pull your pelvis, spine, or shoulder girdle out of good alignment.
Doctor :   Lye down flat on the Ground and do these exercises as they will not affect you very much in terms of strain
User :   ok DR
Doctor :   Short and slow walks can greatly help you to make your body for more vigorous exercises.
User :   ok
Doctor :   turn out to one side and raise one of yoru
Doctor :   limbs up and down and repeat it several times as you are comfortable
Doctor :   turn over to the other side and repeat the same
Doctor :   Avoid sudden movements like jumping, sudden change of movements and bouncing motions.
Doctor :   Take plenty of Fluids 4-5 liters at least during the day hours
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
User :   doctor
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i wont tell done
User :   i want to ask another one question
Doctor :   You can continue
Doctor :   please tell me
User :   my father is having knee pain
Doctor :   When rising from the supine position, first roll over onto your side and then use your arms to help push your self up to a sitting position.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is there any natural treatement to avoid that?
Doctor :   What is his age and nature of work
User :   50 years and he is a teacher
Doctor :   at his age it would be Osteoarthritis it is age related change and there are no medical measures based on the
User :   he daily walks for 40 minutes
Doctor :   amount of wear and tear of the
Doctor :   joint it can be advised to go for the
Doctor :   Knee Replacement procedures to relieve from teh pain
User :   replacement oh my god
User :   let it be doctor
Doctor :   That is the Way to relieve the pain
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   They will be placing the artificial Knee around the original one they will not be removing the bones at all
User :   ok
Doctor :   its just the Metallic covering to the existing joint
User :   but he is not ready to spend that much amount of money
Doctor :   that will help reduce the pain
User :   ok dr
Doctor :   YOGA will help him in controlling the pain and measures that can be followed to
Doctor :   pain on every motion
User :   ok doctor
User :   shall i ask another one question?
Doctor :   please do
User :   my sister is 22 years old and she is 165 cm with 78 kg weight
User :   she is doing cardio and workout
User :   she feels to rea=ducethe weight
User :   she is taking less calories
Doctor :   No it will not be advisable
User :   by following these much time it will take for her to attain the weight of 60 kg?
Doctor :   Regular exercise every day will help her to get back in shape in matter of 3-4 months time
User :   ok doctor
User :   thank u so much
Doctor :   You are Welcome
User :   is tere any vegetables the slow down the hungry
User :   that will control the carving\
Doctor :   None that i know of
Doctor :   but they will help in
Doctor :   cutting down the extra calories
User :   what are those veegies doctor
Doctor :   Almost all the Vegies have the same properties once made the major part of the diet
Doctor :   they will reduce the requirements of the Cereals
Doctor :   Are you there xxxxx ?
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User :   bye doctor
Doctor :   Hoi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   u already helped
User :   tanks for ur valuable advices
Doctor :   Hi
User :   if possible tell the easy way to reduce weight
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   tell the easiest way to reduce weight
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User :   hello
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