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Pregnancy, told take HCG Injection for 3 weeks - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi .. this is XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXXXXX here. How can I help you?
User :   Hi Dr AAAAAAA .. How r u ?
Doctor :   I am fine. Thank you.
User :   I had query regrading pregnancy .. can I put fwd my queries ?
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   I am just confirmed with my pregnancy (1 month 12days) and was confirmed through urine test which weakly positive ...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   which was weakly positive
User :   and i am told take HCG Injection for 3 weeks
User :   why is it required ?
Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   Is this your first pregnancy?
User :   yes this is my first pregnancy and my age is 28
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   HCG is a hormone that has a function in promoting the growth of fetus and placenta.
Doctor :   This is usually secreted during pregnancy which is tested by blood HCG levels and indirectly by urine pregnancy tests.
Doctor :   Low HCG levels can affect growth and development of the fetus, and thereby the suggestion for the HCG injections by your doctors.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes ... i understand ...
User :   i am also suggested to ta4 weeks ke one more injection which is some thing sounds like Naturoqeet (200mg) (sorry if i am wrong) for 4 weeks (once in week)
User :   in the spelling
Doctor :   Ok
User :   why is the other injection required ?
User :   is it related to HCG Injection only or is it a different one from HCG ?
Doctor :   Has an ultrasound been done?
User :   no nothing except unit test .. blood is been done but not verified
User :   suppose to verify on coming Sat
Doctor :   Is it Naturogest?
User :   exactly ...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Naturogest is a progesterone supplement.
User :   ok
Doctor :   This is also an hormone that is essential for maintainance of pregnancy for the same reasons.
Doctor :   Though both the hormones are different, they act for the same reason.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes .. so it make sense to take these for what ever suggested time that been told Dr AAAAAAA ?
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   Since your HCG levels are low,
Doctor :   its necessary that these supplements are taken.
Doctor :   This will help in the growth and development of the fetus and for successful pregnancy.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes ... thank you very much for the information Dr AAAAAAA ..
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   nothing as of now .. thanks a lot ..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
User :   bye ..
Doctor :   Wish you a successful pregnancy and normal delivery.
User :   thank you so much ...
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes ...
Doctor :   Please proceed.
User :   i am told not to travel for 15-20 days .. since i am a working woman it is quite difficult for me to avoid traveling ... is it really very dangerous to travel in this time ?
Doctor :   Since your levels of HCG are low, you belong to high risk pregnancy.
Doctor :   You will need all measures to help you go through the pregnancy.
Doctor :   This includes the medical drugs as suggested by your doctors.
Doctor :   Good physical rest.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoiding any strenuous physical activities, that includes long distance travelling.
Doctor :   Avoid all those which can increase physical straining such as constipation, bending down exercises, jumping and so on.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Proper nutrition containing plenty of vegetables and iron rich diet.
User :   ok
Doctor :   And lastly regular follow up with your doctors.
Doctor :   Watch out for any unusual symptoms such as abdominal pain, bleeding through vagina and so on.
Doctor :   If you find any of these symptoms report immediately to your gynecologist.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes .. i followed ..
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no i am done .. thank you so much again ..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
User :   Bye.
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