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Noticed sputum while coughing. Will it cause any problem during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 29-Nov-2013
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Doctor:I am
User:Hi Doctor
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:Good Evening
User:my name is XXXX , i need ur help on my wife's health
User:she is 3 month pregnancy now
User:and from 1st month and till now . she get lost of sputum
User:whenever she cough or puke , sputum is coming
Doctor:What colour is the sputum?
User:its normal , whitish
User:anything to worry or is it normal ?
User:she had a cyst removal surgery 6 months back ,
User:hope no relation with it
Doctor:Which cyst was removed?
User:there was a cyst in the ovary
Doctor:I dont think there is relation between two conditions
Doctor:She maybe getting sputum because of some infection
Doctor:She can get a throat swab of the sputum and can take medicines accordingly
User:ok ok
User:so Gync will be able to give the medicine
Doctor:Another thing to try is lifestyle measures to improve immunity
Doctor:yes gyne should be able to recommend
Doctor:Lifestyle measures can include hygienic food and pure drinking water
User:she takes vegetables fruits and all , pure drinking water that too after boiling
Doctor:Fruits and vegetables
Doctor:Drinking water should be from RO System
Doctor:Also she needs multivitamin tablets
User:RO system means
User:ok ok
Doctor:Reverse osmosis technique is a filteration technique that produces purest water
User:ok ok
Doctor:Hope it helps
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
User:yes it is doctor
User:i also wanted to mention that her neck was little swollen for almost a year
User:last Sep to this year Aug ..
Doctor:Where exactly is it swollen
User:but it did not give any prob to her , no pain or anything
User:right side of the neck
User:it was little hard and stick
User:same time she had wisdom tooth pain also ..
User:she googled and said its becoz of wisdom tooth only
Doctor:It needs to be examined preferably by a surgeon
Doctor:On examination only we can figure out the location and the source of the swelling
User:ok ok
User:thanks Dr
Doctor:Take care
User:take care Dr
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