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Question: How to reduce amniotic fluid level? I have polyhydramnios
When you have an amniotic fluid index of twenty to twenty-four, then you have a high level of amniotic fluid or polyhydramnios. It generally happens if the mother is diabetic or if the child swallows insufficient level of amniotic fluid.Here are some tips on how to reduce amniotic fluid during pregnancy.Treatment of the underlying disease: Sometimes the reasons for the increased level of amniotic fluid can be a disease which you have. So, treatment of the disease will help in lowering the level of amniotic fluid.
AAmneocentisishis is a process which drains out the excess amniotic fluid in our body. This method is used only in critical times since this process might cause preterm labour and delivery.The doctor may put you on indomethacin. It helps in reducing the level of amniotic fluid. This oral medication is generally prescribed before 31 weeks before delivery.The level of amniotic fluid can also be brought down by delivering the baby. When the water breaks the amniotic fluid is flushed out
Question: In my scan result liquor is single large pocket 8 cm. Polyhydramnios. Is it normal range
Answer: Mild polyhydramnios may not be an issue you have to monitor as per the schedule if required it can be treatrd.As you reach term the level can normalise.
Question: Is amniotic fluid polyhydramnios at 33 weeks a serious concern or it can be dealt with it?
Answer: Hello dear
Polyhydramnios is a medical condition describing an excess of amniotic fluid in the amniotic sac. It is seen in about 1% of pregnancies. It is typically diagnosed when the amniotic fluid index is greater than 24 cm.
Normally afi should be in between 8-18cm
Hi. If your afi level is more than 25cm you are polyhydromnios means more amniotic fluid.
If so you will be monitored closely as pre term contraction or labour me happen.
A high-resolution ultrasound to check for abnormalities and some test for a genetic defect and infections will be performed.
You'll also need to have regular nonstress testor ultrasounds for the rest of your pregnancy to monitor your baby's development. And you'll be watched closely for signs of preterm labor. There are chances of gestational diabetes too so doctor will ask to go for diabeties test also.
You'll be monitored carefully during labor as well. Because of the extra amniotic fluid, there's a greater risk of an umbilical cord prolapse or a placental abruption when your water breaks. Both require an immediate c-section.