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What causes extreme anger during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Jun-2014
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User:Hi doctor, My wife is 34 weeks pregnant now,for the past two weeks she is getting anger to extreme levels and is uncontrollable, her BP is in normal condition only but she is getting frequent anger which was not there before she got pregnant.Is it normal during pregnancy?? wat precautions do we need to take to avoid anger during pregancy as we are more concerned about our baby?? Please suggest
Doctor:Some mood changes are normal during pregnancy.
Doctor:Welcome back...
User:hi doctor
Doctor:You mentioned extreme anger.
Doctor:Such mood changes are normal during pregnancy.
Doctor:But most women experience those during early pregnancy.
Doctor:Nevertheless it doesn't indicate any harm to the pregnancy.
User:but she is experiencing from the beginnning of the pregnancy but for the past weeks, it is more
Doctor:As I said these mood changes doesn't suggest any serious concern.
Doctor:Some women continue to have these episodes post delivery too.
Doctor:If you find the changes extremely severe,
Doctor:bring this to her obstetrician's notice.
User:wat abt to the baby?? will her anger effects baby's health??
Doctor:There might be need to treat it post deliever.
Doctor:No, her mood changes will not affect the health of the baby.
Doctor:You can inform about these changes with her treating doctor.
User:ok thanks, and her hb count is constant at 10.5 from 4 th month till now
Doctor:She can monitor her symptoms as well as blood pressure and suggest suitable treatment (as and when necessary).
User:will this be enough for delivery as she is near to the delivery??
Doctor:10.5 is ok. But she can improve it better with iron supplements and iron rich diet.
Doctor:It's low, but I would not be very worried with this number.
Doctor:Her levels can be checked again if needed before term / delivery.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:ok, she is taking sidrof twice daily from 4 th month, but there is no improvemnt
User:in hb count
User:do we need ask our doctor for any alternate medication for iron??
Doctor:I am not aware of the contents sidrof.
User:oh ok
Doctor:Is it iron (ferrous salt)?
Doctor:I choose ferium XT or orofer XT as iron supplements in my patients.
User:it consists of vitamin b12,folic acid as well
Doctor:You can discuss with her treating doctor.
User:thanks for ur time doctor
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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