swelling of feet during pregnancy
Pregnancy And Childbirth / / August 12, 2017
What if strongly swollen feet during pregnancy
Swelling of the legs during pregnancy, what to do in such a situation how it is dangerous to health and how it is treated?This problem is very common in the second half of pregnancy and particularly the third trimester.Notice swelling during pregnancy is not only doctors, but also by women themselves.In the middle of the day or late afternoon gum from a sock left ankle traces.The rings are small.Even visually legs look fuller.
At each visit the antenatal clinic, an expectant mother there counts weight gain since last visit and check for edema.Especially carefully examine and talk with a woman, if a large weight gain observed in the short term.swelling of the legs in the later (36, 37, 38 weeks) of pregnancy are often a sign of preeclampsia.But besides these if a woman diagnosed protein in urine and persistent increase in blood pressure.In order to avoid serious consequences for both mother and child, induction of labor may be performed, and in a particularly difficult and risky situations - Caesarean section.Otherwise, the woman placed under supervision in a hospital.If necessary, reduce blood pressure, regularly check the condition of the kidneys (follow the increase in protein in the urine).In addition, women have an ophthalmologist in order to watch the changes in the fundus - another serious complication of preeclampsia.
If your blood pressure and urine tests are normal, then the causes of leg swelling during pregnancy is different.There is an interesting opinion that in this way the body before birth, are always accompanied by a large blood loss, fluid is stored to restore blood volume.To remove the swelling of the legs during pregnancy - it is not necessary to go to be treated in the hospital, where, for sure, will appoint unnecessary in this case, "Curantil", sedatives and diuretics (the best known folk remedy for swelling of feet during pregnancy), can be recommended to limit admissionliquid.Or worse yet - cause birth prematurely.To avoid all this, it is enough to observe a few simple rules.
1. Limit the salt in the diet.Prevention of edema during pregnancy begins with the exception of a diet of sausages, smoked meats, canned food and other salty foods.At the same time completely excluded from the diet of table salt is not necessary.They say that it is, on the contrary, can cause swelling.
2. Drink plenty of fluids.Infidelity is the recommendation to limit the amount of up to 800-1000 grams per day of fluid intake.You can drink and need as much - as you want.Especially in the heat.
3. Do not limit without the need for physical activity and, on the contrary, to exclude a strong physical exertion.
4. Wear comfortable, not a narrow low-heeled shoes.
5. Rest with your feet slightly elevated.
What if strongly swollen feet during pregnancy, and there are signs of varicose veins?In such cases it is recommended to wear compression stockings.Socks, stockings and better.Compression ratio (utyagivaniya) limb tell the doctor.This deals phlebologist.Wearing compression stockings is the prevention of thrombosis, edema leg.Legs in a jersey is not quickly get tired, aching pain disappear.
treat Edema is not necessary, it is not an independent disease.But there may be a symptom of a dangerous disease in pregnant women.It is in order to distinguish the physiological condition from a pathological need to be registered with a competent, educated obstetrician-gynecologist and tested regularly.
12, 08, 2017
12, 08, 2017
12, 08, 2017