Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
135 Doctors are Online

Chances of pregnancy in Thalassemia patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Blood Disorders
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 1762 Questions
User :   hello
User :   gd eve sir
User :   HELLO, ME AND MY WIFE ARE PLANNINF BABY AND WE ARE TRYING FROM TWO MONTHS BUT NO RESULT WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM MY WIFE SHE IS THALESEMIA MINOR
Doctor :   prsence of thallassemia does not affect conception chances
Doctor :   but the chances that ur kid can have advanced thallasemia increases
User :   we had done all test regarding fertility everything was normal
Doctor :   you should undergo genetic couselling before u go ahead for conception
User :   sperm count was ok
Doctor :   may i know your age and hoe long have you been married ?
User :   mine is 31 and ny wife 28 married - 3 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does ur wife have regular periods ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   have any tests done on her ?
User :   be specific
Doctor :   any tests like ultrasound done ?
User :   yes
User :   was normal
Doctor :   and tests like FSH, LH, with the blood ?
User :   yes
User :   was normal
Doctor :   have u undergone evaluation by the gynae ? and if so what was her advice ?
User :   yes, she advice evrythng is ok
Doctor :   in that case, if everything is fine, there should not be any problem to concieving
Doctor :   what did the gynae advice further ?
Doctor :   has she had a miscarriages or abortions ?
User :   to take iron caps. and plan child
User :   no
Doctor :   in that case , i dont think u should worry at all
Doctor :   may i know what is your occupaiton and that of your wife ?
User :   we are married for 3 yrs but planned to have baby 2 months ago
User :   i m it proffesional and she is school teacher
Doctor :   have u used any contraceptives before ?
User :   yes femilon
User :   for my wife as she didnt had regular menese
Doctor :   how long has that been used ?
User :   2 years
Doctor :   prolonged use of contraceptives can cause issues for conception and this is reversible in about 6 months
Doctor :   i would advice you to relax and do not get stressed about this issue
Doctor :   the more u get stressed , the more u feel this is a problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   continue your life as it is and try to concieve normally a
Doctor :   u will achieve preganncy in about 6 months
User :   thanx looking forward
Doctor :   since there are no abnormal test results with you, u need not worry at all
User :   thnx for ur time
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help u with ?
Doctor :   U are welcome
User :   no
User :   have gr8 day
Doctor :   you too , bye for now
Question is related to
Lab Tests
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor