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Question: Hi I am 26 weeks pregnant and my Amniotic fluid index AFI is 24.5 cm....is this dangerous
Answer: Hello dear Polyhydramnios is a medical condition describing an excess of amniotic fluid in the amniotic sac. It is typically diagnosed when the amniotic fluid index (AFI) is greater than 24 cm.Normally afi should be in between 8-18cm. Severe polyhydramnios may cause shortness of breath, preterm labor,Swelling in the lower abdominal wall,Uterine discomfort or contractions and breech presentation. So, Avoid eating too much salt or sugar. That’s the most you can do at your end. Rest let the doctor tell you what is to be done.
Question: Hi i am 28 weeks pregnant, my amniotic fluid index is 18.6. Is it normal. Doctor said u'r amniotic fluid index is high.Naturally can i reduce fluid?
Answer: Hi it gets very complicated to go for a normal delivery.Your doctor has to drain the excess fluid with canulas if you really want to go for a normal delivery with high blood pressure which puts you on bleeding risk and preeclampsia. It would be better if you try to control your b.p and take medications timely. For c section wait till a week.
Question: 38 weeks pregnant amniotic fluid index is 5.1. doctor said water level is low. Is this anything to worry.
Answer: S But dont worry Drink water 6-7 lit per day Eat muskmelon, watermelon, coconut water as much as possible to drink.