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Contraceptives for safe sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you
User :   i have some questions related to safe sex after pregnancy
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
Doctor :   I am Dr here
Doctor :  
please proceed
User :   hi
Doctor :  
i will help u in this
User :   i want to know what are the conticeptives we have to have safe sex
User :   i want to have y next baby after 3 year
Doctor :   ok

User :   and i don't want to use condoms
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   sure
Doctor :  
wats your age
User :   25
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
as per you history you dont want to use condoms
User :   i jus have baby few days back
User :   yes
Doctor :  
the other options are
Doctor :   which one do yu prefer
Doctor :   the male or female planning methods
Doctor :  
hi are yu there
User :   please wait
Doctor :  
ok
User :   sorry got busy
User :   yes tell me
Doctor :  
its ok
User :   male
Doctor :  
wats you gender
User :   male
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
in males there are few procedures
User :   ok
Doctor :   1. most commonly used - Condoms- success rate is high
User :   ok
Doctor :  
2. Vasectomy - permanent sterilzation procedure
Doctor :  
with huge succes rate
User :   ok
Doctor :  
3. Male contraceptive pills
User :   are they safe
Doctor :  
these pills have more side effects and low succes rate
User :   oh..ok
Doctor :  
so the most of the doctors does not advice this to patients
Doctor :  
4. Withdrawl method-
Doctor :  
during the time of ejaculation just withdraw the penis
Doctor :  
but this procedure has very low success rate
User :   i also think so
User :   what else
Doctor :  
because it very difficult at that time to withdraw
Doctor :  
these are the procedures for males
User :   and what are the procedures in females
User :   which we can remove or avoid when we want to have baby
Doctor :  
there are diffrent procedure in females which is widely practised
Doctor :   a) Safe periods

Doctor :   to have sex on 12- 14 days after menstrual period
User :   ok
Doctor :   at these periods the ovary does not release eggs
Doctor :  
so even if sperms enter the vagina
Doctor :  
it will not cause pregnancy
Doctor :  
can have sex upto her next menstrual cylce
Doctor :  
this is also called calender method
User :   ok
Doctor :  
b) the most common method is Contraceptive pills
Doctor :   nowadays recent pills are avialable
Doctor :  
just one pill a day for 21 days in a month
Doctor :  
has a good success rate
Doctor :  
fewer side effects
User :   hmm
Doctor :  
she can go for it
User :   any other way
Doctor :  
whenever she wants pregnancy she can stop the pills
User :   we don't want to have side effects
Doctor :  
and go for pregnancy
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
c) Insertion method
Doctor :   like Copper T and others
User :   what are they?
Doctor :  
Copper T is inserted in to the cervix
User :   ok
Doctor :   they are small T shaped copper devices with harmone releasers
Doctor :  
which willl prevent the entry of sperms into the uterus
Doctor :  
they have only fewer side effects initially
Doctor :  
but once its set there no or very less side effects
User :   is it though operation and can we fit the same @ home
User :   and also unfix the same also
Doctor :   its not through operation

Doctor :  
but a gynecologist or lady doctor should fit the copper T
Doctor :  
if dont want go to the doctor they will remove it
User :   ok, any other options
Doctor :  
d) Injectable hormonal preparations
Doctor :  
you can take monthly injections
Doctor :  
once in a month
Doctor :  
they are also hormonal preparations
User :   ok
Doctor :  
even once in 15 days hormonal injections are available
Doctor :  
over all the safe method has absolutely no side effects
Doctor :  
all other methods have one or ohter
Doctor :  
wat is the age of the present baby ?
User :   15 days
User :   i know i can have sex after 40 days only
Doctor :  
yes thats right mayank
User :   i also don't want to give unconfortness to my partner
Doctor :  
after 40- 45 days would be ideal
Doctor :  
thats great
User :   can you tell me more about copper T, like what are the side effects one can have with that?
Doctor :  
but after delivery the first 6 monts is called
Doctor :  
Post partum period
User :   what is it?
Doctor :  
the ideal method in this period is Copper T
Doctor :  
Post partum is first 6 months after delivery of the baby
Doctor :   the mother will be feeding the baby so
Doctor :  
i will not advice her to go for contraceptive pills
User :   i heard that even if i didn't use protection in this 6 months she won't get pregnenat is that true
Doctor :   Copper T is good for her
Doctor :  
yes its true
User :   ok
Doctor :  
this is because she will be secreting lactating homones
Doctor :  
this will help in preventing pregnancy
Doctor :  
but there protection varies from 20- 60 %
Doctor :  
only
Doctor :  
its not at all reliable method
User :   ok
Doctor :  
as any time pregnancy can happen
Doctor :   other method is femal condom method
Doctor :  
nowadays female condoms are available
Doctor :  
she can use female condoms
User :   ok
Doctor :  
but the pleasurbale effect is not there
Doctor :  
while having sex this is the disadvantage
User :   hmm, can you tell me more about the copper T side effects?
Doctor :  
intially the bleeding can be more
Doctor :   copper T can slip from its place
Doctor :   low back ache
Doctor :  
and if not maintained hygienely infection can set it
Doctor :  
but these are not in every cases only in few cases
Doctor :  
the common side effects are slight heavy bleeding which will settle in one or two weeks
Doctor :  
and pain abdomen or low back ache
Doctor :  
only in few cases
Doctor :   hi are you there
Doctor :  
so copper T is better than contraceptives
Doctor :   she can have copper T for 8- 9 months
Doctor :   once she stops breast feeding then she can go for once in a month hormonal injections or pills
Doctor :  
is that fine
User :   i think that is one option i have, is there any temporary sterilzation procedure in male?
User :   method for males
Doctor :  
no there are no temporary sterlization methods
User :   ok
Doctor :  
so its better you wife goes for the family planning methods
User :   thanks for this information
Doctor :  
than you going for tit
User :   sorry whats that
Doctor :   is it a male or female baby
User :   female
Doctor :  
let me congratulate first
Doctor :  
for the kid
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   wat the baby birth wt
User :   3.1kg
Doctor :  
was it normal or C- section delivery
User :   c-section
Doctor :  
thats good, healthy baby
Doctor :  
okie
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else i can help you with
User :   this is fine for now, let me check with my partner if she can go for copper T or if we can use other options which you told
Doctor :  
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Doctor :   ok'
User :   i will ping u guys again if i have any questions :)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
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Doctor :  
bye for now, take care
User :   Sure
User :   bye
Doctor :  
bye for now
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