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Unable to eat due to vomitings - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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User:Hi doctor
Doctor:Good morning
User:good morning doctor. Yes doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Doctor I am 13 weels pregnant 4th month have started. Yesteday i took scan. They showed me the baby. it is shaking its hand, leg and hand. even they showed me the heart beat.
User:Then later they checked my weight
Doctor:It is no nice to hear
Doctor:I am glad for you and the baby
User:last month my weight was 59 kgs but this month i am 58 kgs
User:i am so worried doctor
User:will it be any problme
Doctor:May I know your age
Doctor:Do not worry
User:i am trying to eat , but most of the time vomitting or either it tend to vomit so i dont likt to eat at all
User:i am 26 years old
Doctor:Weight gain happens more in the last trimester
Doctor:That is last three months of pregnancy
Doctor:There can be error too in the measurement of your weight
Doctor:It differs especially when a different weighing machine is used to recheck the weight
Doctor:Continue to eat well
Doctor:Eat lots of vegetables and fruits
Doctor:Is there any medical illness like Hypertension or Diabetes in you?
User:i dont like to eat doctor. i asked my doc to some medicine to stop vomitting but she told she wont give any medicines.
User:no doctor nothing like that they checked my BP too it wass normal
Doctor:Good XXXXXXX
Doctor:See, you have crossed 12 weeks now
Doctor:Your vomiting will subside soon
Doctor:That is why your doctor did not prescribe a medicine for you
Doctor:It is not necessary too
User:hmmm ok doctor
Doctor:After 12 weeks, vomiting of pregnancy will decrease
Doctor:Eat very light food and eat every 2 to 3 hours, instead of taking 3 heavy meals
Doctor:Go for vegetable salads, and fruits
Doctor:Take light food
Doctor:Vomiting will subside
Doctor:Eat the food which you prefer
Doctor:But eating healthy food is important
Doctor:consume Spinach too
Doctor:Don't worry about your weight
Doctor:You will definitely put on the right weight for the baby
User:ok tahnk you so much doctor.
User:yesterday my doctor gave TT injection
User:may i know what for it is?
Doctor:TT is Tetanus Toxoid
Doctor:It is given for all pregnant women as a prophylactic measure
Doctor:Every pregnant women should take it
Doctor:Is this your first pregnancy?
User:yes doctor
User:how many dose will they give
Doctor:You should take 2 doses of TT one month apart
Doctor:So, you have taken the first dose yesterday
User:yes doctor
Doctor:You should take the second dose next month on the same date
User:ohhhh ok. now i am just checking iwth a general physician
Doctor:It also helps in preventing neonatal tetanus in the baby
User:next month have to chnage to a gynic so i have to inform them right?
Doctor:Yes, you have to just mention to your Gynecologist that you have already taken a dose of TT
Doctor:You should also mention that you need to take only the second dose of it
User:ohhh ok
User:one more thing how abt travelling
User:can i trvel in bike? actually i had a slight spotting in 2nd and 3rd month
User:so doc asked to be in bed rest
Doctor:After 6 months, it is not advisable to go on long distance travel
Doctor: XXXXXXX as much as possible avoid traveling in 2 wheeler, especially after 5 months
Doctor:You need to travel in a 4 wheeler after you complete 5 months of pregnancy
Doctor:Are you planning for a long distance travel?
User:no doctor not like that
User:actually now i am working from home
User:i have to go to office
User:for that i have to go in bike and then go in my office bus
Doctor:How long do you plan to work?
Doctor:I mean
User:my house is ocated ery much interior
Doctor:When do you plan to go on maternal leave?
Doctor:Yes, I understand
User:tilloctorber 1st my EDD is 18th of oct
Doctor:Will you go to office till oct 1st?
User:i mean september last fro oct 1st i will be on maternity leave
Doctor:Till you complete 5 months, you can go on 2 wheeler
Doctor:From the beginning of 6 months, use a 4 wheeler to go to the bus
Doctor:You can travel safely in bus
Doctor:But again, the distance should not be too long
User:ohhh too long
User:yes doctor its long only
User:my office located in out of city
User:thast why company provides bus
Doctor:How many kilometers would you travel on bus?
User:kms i am not sure dctor
Doctor:How many minutes do you have to travel on bus?
User:but it takes one and half hours from home
Doctor:That is quite far
Doctor:Ok, I will suggest you this
Doctor:Till you complete 5 months,you can go on bike to get your bus
Doctor:From 6 months, please go on a cab to get the bus
Doctor:Another simple suggestion will be to hire a cab to and fro from your home
Doctor:You can ask your HR for reimbursement
User:hmm ok doctor this seems to be a better idea.
User:yesterday they even took blood and urine test. will they be taking the two test every month?
Doctor:They are not repeated again unless there is a need
Doctor:Hope you are following me
User:yesterday doctor advised me to sleep sleep facing single side and not to sleep flat. and also always to get up and then chnage teh postion else teh umbrical code will be go around teh baby.
Doctor:If not, please let me know, I will explain again
Doctor:Yes, that is right
User:but now itself teh umrical code wil go aroun dthe baby?
User:iwll that affect the baby?
Doctor: XXXXXXX it is too early to think about cord around the neck
Doctor:Even if it happens, there is so much more for the baby to grow
Doctor:So, it is constantly moving
Doctor:There will be so many ties and unties of cord around the neck
Doctor:Do not worry about it now
Doctor:Now, the baby will be small for all this to happen
Doctor:Cord around the neck is a problem after 7th month
Doctor:Sleep on your left side as much as possible
User:hmmm ok doctor will follow it.
User:one more thing
Doctor:Please proceed
User:i am having some liquid which is milky white colour coming out. but it is regulary coming. . but all the time my panties is so wet.
User:only once i hve seen that milky white color one after that i have not seen it
User:but my panties is always wet
User:what is it?
Doctor:Pregnancy is associated with some physiological changes.
Doctor:Mild clear discharge is one such occurrence.
Doctor:The wetness you have seems to be a normal phenomena associated with pregnancy.
Doctor:However do examine the secretions once in a while,
Doctor:if the secretions worsen,
Doctor:you develop foul smell or
Doctor:if there is some itching or burning, you will need to report to your doctor.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:no doctor till now no smell or itching or burning
User:just wetness
Doctor:That is fine.
Doctor:Do not worry.
Doctor:Is there any other query?
User:doctor can i walk or climb stairs or can i do some mean house hold work now?
Doctor:It is advisable to do mild to moderate exercise during pregnancy.
Doctor:However before enduring any new task / exercise
Doctor:always discuss with your gynecologist.
Doctor:Sometimes if there is an associated risk factor, any kind of physical exercise is to be avoided.
User:ohhh ok doctor. Thank you so much. Millions of Thanks. you are really awsome
User:you have made me very clear on all my doubts. I will follow your instructions.
Doctor:Congratulations again!!
Doctor:I wish you safe pregnancy.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:Millions of Thanks :-)
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:bye bye
User:have a nice day
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