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What causes brown spotting during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Apr-2014
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User:hi doctor
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User:am XXXXXXX wife
User:am 18 weeks pregnant..
User:from sday i feel some watery discharge..
Doctor:I think I was chatting with your husband yesterday
User:and noticed two small brwon spots on my panty
User:s.. he was talking to u sday
User:am worried about this watery discharge and brwon spots
Doctor:are you feeling the baby's movements as of yet?
User:no.. i never felt till this time..
Doctor:no problem
Doctor:is this your first pregnancy?
Doctor:is your age 26?
User:s.. this is my first pregnancy
Doctor:all right
Doctor:please go to your doctor and get a urine routine test done
Doctor:is the discharge foul smelling?
User:wat will be the reason for this doc
Doctor:it could be mild urinary tract infection which is so common in pregnancy
User:i got scared seeing this brown spots
Doctor:nothing to be scared of
User:also feeling very tired..
User:have slight back pain
Doctor:are you eating and resting well?
User:am working nw.. on the chair whole day
Doctor:do you get to rest a while in the noon?
User:no doc..
Doctor:try to rest for a while in the noon
Doctor:this is important
Doctor:also, use a soft cushion for your lower back while you sit in the chair
Doctor:Eat on time
Doctor:You need more nutrition and more rest in pregnancy
Doctor:Nothing to be worried or scared about
Doctor:all right?
User:ok doc... i also hv leg pain..
Doctor:Keep your legs elevated on a small stool while you work
Doctor:keep them elevated
Doctor:Also, go for a quick 5 mins walk every one hour so that you move around and blood supply increases to the legs
User:ok...actually i was about to travel XXXXXXX . bevause of this watery discharge and brown sots i had cancelled the travel plan
Doctor:if you are not comfortable, do not travel
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:is that all for now?
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