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Pregnant, having high BP with swollen legs. Any risk? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good afternoon, I am XXXXXXX XXXXXX
User:I have spoken to you once doctor
User:I am pregnant, completed 9 months and 3 days
Doctor:oh is it?
Doctor:Nice to XXXXXXX you again
Doctor:Yes, I remember
User:same here
Doctor:Please proceed
User:last week when i visited to doctor, my BP was 150/50
User:and from yesterday my legs are swelling so much
User:sory BP was 150/90
Doctor:oh ok
User:is that ok, or more?
Doctor:It is fine but not very good
Doctor:When is the expected date of delivery?
User:from 1st month, BP was normal, this is the first time icreased, is it common during this time or not
User:oct 2nd is the given date
Doctor:If the BP has increased for the first time now, then it is normal
Doctor:Nothing to worry
Doctor:Are you at home now?
User:ok fine
User:yes I am at home
Doctor:Is this your first pregnancy?
User:till now I did not get any pain
User:yes its first pregnancy
Doctor:Nothing to worry XXXXXXX
Doctor:You are absolutely fine
Doctor:All will be fine
Doctor:Your labour will progress normall
Doctor:Are you asked to go to the doctor again before labour?
User:yes, this weekend I need to go, if i did not get pain till oct 2nd, doctor said she will give injection
Doctor:I understand
User:by oct 3rd she will give injection it seems
Doctor:Let us wait
Doctor:My good thoughts say that you will get the pain normally
Doctor:And there will be no need to give injection
User:oh...thank you so much
User:and doctor said if BP increases again, she will give tablets....she will check BP this weekend
Doctor:In the mean time
User:any precautions i can take to keep BP normal?
Doctor:please take good rest
Doctor:Try and be in bed as much as you can
Doctor:So that the BP is normal
Doctor:Drink plenty of water
Doctor:Do not strain yourself both physically and mentally
User:ok fine doctor
Doctor:Your BP reading should be normal in the weekend
Doctor:Do you have more queries Ratna?
User:no doctor, thats all I wanted as of now
Doctor:Take care
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:All the best
Doctor:Do let me know the progress
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Are you back?
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