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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   how can i help u ?
User :   Hi Dr XXX
User :   I am a male 29 Years old. Married
Doctor :   ok
User :   I undertook a semen analysis which was suggested by a gynec who my wife is consulting right now
Doctor :   ok
User :   My wife has got a problem of PCOS but since she is having a follinext tablet, the gyanec said that the follicle is developing
User :   Alternately i was asked to go for a semen analysis.
User :   The semen analysis according to her has a problem. She said there are puss cells in it and there is no trace of semen
Doctor :   ok
User :   does this mean that i am infertile ?
User :   she has still not given the report to me. she has told me to abstain from sex for 5 to 7 days and come again for a retest (semen analysis)
Doctor :   can u tell me , the findings of the semen analysis
User :   I do not have the report with me because she just told me we found problems with your semen and it does not contain any sperms
Doctor :   ok
User :   This place is called XXX fertility Centre and is located in XXX.
Doctor :   This could be the reason for the infertility
User :   the doctors name id Dr. XXX
Doctor :   but, how is the, sperm motilty, and morphology
User :   all she kept telling me was there was no sperm present in the semen
User :   but she has not showed me the findings of the report
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has just asked me to come back for a retest after a 7 day abstinence
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   what are the chances that she will find sperm in it ?
Doctor :   semen analysis findings can change with every specimen u give
Doctor :   without the complete report in hand, its difficult to comment on that
Doctor :   May i know what occupation are u in ?
User :   I am working for a Multi National Company
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long have u been married
User :   1 year and 3 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is your wife normal ?
Doctor :   has her reports been normal ?
Doctor :   Are u there ?
User :   she has been diagnosed with a cyst in her ovaries due to which she is not getting her periods naturally
User :   she got her periods after she took her medicines in the last cycle
Doctor :   ok, u mean, she has PCOS
User :   yes she has PCOS
Doctor :   OK
User :   Initially in our married life we had used a cold cream as a lubricant
User :   can that be one of the reasons for these things ?
Doctor :   no its not the reason for PCOS
Doctor :   stress and modern lifestyle are the reasons for this
User :   for infertility ?
User :   I smoke but i do not drink
Doctor :   You need to cut down on smoking
Doctor :   and then stop it finally
User :   is there no cure for infertility ? I mean by changing ur lifestyle and working out and eating healthy stuff
Doctor :   it depends on what exactly the condition is ?
User :   The problem is that she did not give me the report
User :   She just kept telling there is a problem with your semen sample and before doing a retest we do not want to disclose that you are infertile
Doctor :   Conditions like PCOS, and endometriosis ( an example, that ur wife does not have)
Doctor :   In that case, u dont need to worry
Doctor :   just get the test done
Doctor :   once again
Doctor :   Are u following me,
User :   ok
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   I guess there was some issue with the sample
Doctor :   let them check with a fresh sample
User :   I am worried about the semen analysis
User :   im trying my best not to think about it so that my sample now does not get affected but
Doctor :   do u think that worrying about it, will give u any benfit
Doctor :   just relax and everything will be ok
User :   I know but human tendency
User :   my test is on saturday
Doctor :   i understand your anziety
User :   so wat do u suggest i eat in my diet that would helpe the sample come good
Doctor :   but worrying is not going to give u any benefit
Doctor :   nothing as such
User :   ok
Doctor :   no diet in a short time can change the semen findings
User :   ok
User :   Thank you so much for your time Dr. XXXX
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   I believe that ur issues will be solved and everything will be ok
User :   Thank you so much
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   bye for now

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