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Medication to be avoided during early pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hi
User :   Hi, My mensuration got postponed for 47 days. I went to the doctor. Doctor said that only the sac is formed and no baby grown in the sac. Hence asked me wait for two weeks. As of now, one week over. It was bleeding for 4-5 days (during 35 to 40 days). Is there any possiblity of the baby in the sac now?
Doctor :   ur age .location plz
User :   31, chennai
Doctor :   is this ur first pregnancy
User :   yes
Doctor :   its difficult of me to say with examining whether ur pregnant
Doctor :   without examining u
Doctor :   when was the last time u had ur periods
User :   march 8th
Doctor :   do u have nausea/vomiting early morning?
User :   sometimes....
User :   but not in the early morning
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ur menstrual due date is should been from april 6 to 12
Doctor :   if u have regular cycles
Doctor :   since itis two weeks past the due date
Doctor :   urine pregnancy test should be positive
User :   yes, it was positive
Doctor :   when did last visit obestriction
Doctor :   i mean doctor
User :   last friday...
Doctor :   ok wait for one more week from now
Doctor :   and revisit the doctor once again
Doctor :   take bed rest and eat good food
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
Doctor :   did u get the doubt the clarified
Doctor :   is there any thing else u want to ask
User :   Is it not possible to say that the baby will be there in the sac now?
Doctor :   earliest they do scan is after 4-5 weeks
Doctor :   in rare cases
Doctor :   to confirm the location of pregnancy
Doctor :   i mean location of placenta in uterus
Doctor :   usually they do scan for foetal abnormalities at the end of 5 and 7 month
Doctor :   k
User :   5 and 7 month?
User :   5 and 7 week?
Doctor :   month
Doctor :   not weeks
Doctor :   normally done
User :   overdose of cetzine will affect the baby?
Doctor :   its not given in pregnancy
User :   in the sense.. cetzine should not take during pregnancy...
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   any drug for that matter should be carefully taken during pregnancy
Doctor :   u need to consult the doctor before taking anything
User :   Yes i know, but...
Doctor :   as for as possible avoid taking drugs
Doctor :   some drugs affect the baby
Doctor :   neural tube anamolies
Doctor :   in baby
Doctor :   cleft palate due
Doctor :   u get various birth anamolies due to drugs
User :   Will cetzine affect the baby?
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   studies have shown
Doctor :   to cause abortion in rare case
Doctor :   cetrizine can be taken
Doctor :   after first 3 months
Doctor :   but u need to consult ur doctor before taking
Doctor :   any drug
User :   Since, why i am asking is... on 30th day, i took 20 tablets of cetzine. By the time I was not knowing that i am pregnant. Will it get affect the baby?
Doctor :   why u took 20 tablets?
User :   due to personal problem... Though i am educated, i did a stupid mistake...
Doctor :   yep i know
Doctor :   anything u do will affect ur kid
Doctor :   u should know it
Doctor :   cetrizine falls under cate B
Doctor :   drugs that have been used a lot during pregnancy and do not appear to cause major birth defects or other problems
Doctor :   when they do scan they will be able to tel
Doctor :   u
Doctor :   if any anamolies is there
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   Do not take cetirizine without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes.. plz
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
User :   Hi
User :   sorry, problem in the connection
Doctor :   ok
User :   will the scan ensure that there will not be any defect?
Doctor :   ya
User :   i am so scared since i do not want to face issues henceforth in my life
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   be calm
User :   Can I believe the scan report
Doctor :   u can
Doctor :   if any problem is there they will let u know
User :   if anything happens, everybody will fire me like anything...
Doctor :   and various other tests to say if there is problem
Doctor :   along with ultrasound scan
User :   is it?
Doctor :   listen
Doctor :   be calm
Doctor :   everything will be ok
Doctor :   visit ur doctor for regular antenatal
Doctor :   check ups
Doctor :   eat well
Doctor :   u should be fine
User :   sure...
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Doctor :   stay calm and cherrful
Doctor :   cheerfull
Doctor :   ur baby will be fine
User :   thank u very much... ur words are very kind to my mind an heart
Doctor :   join for yoga
Doctor :   thats helps ur baby as well
Doctor :   keeps u fine as healthy as well
Doctor :   good stress buster
User :   sure... iwill do it...
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   have a nice day
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