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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi,
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I need advice to conceive twins .
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   I am 35 and I have daughter aged 6 yrs
User :   I had couple of abortions after that
User :   i had fatigue and could not proceed furter
Doctor :   Ok
User :   would appreciate your adivce to get twins
Doctor :   Twin pregnancy is one of high risk pregnancy,
User :   i had abortion of twins
User :   i am not able to bear the los
User :   i will take up the risk
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   There are various factors that decides the results of pregnancy.
Doctor :   Factors such as the genetic factors, mothers general health, presence of infections
Doctor :   and so on.
Doctor :   If you have been diagnosed as having a twin pregnancy in the future, then you will need regular evaluation and monitoring
Doctor :   due to the high risk involved.
Doctor :   Take care of your nutrition by taking a good balanced diet.
Doctor :   Regular medications, iron and folic acid tablets.
Doctor :   Apart from this you will have to follow up regularly with your obstetrician.
Doctor :   This is during the gestational period.
User :   ok, can u recommend any gyna in chennai
User :   should the medications under supervision or can you advise now
Doctor :   Are you pregnant now?
User :   no..
User :   planning for pregnancy
User :   i dont want to delay further
Doctor :   The medications are given only during pregnancy.
Doctor :   Right now, all you need is good nutrition and physical exercise.
Doctor :   If you have any other medical illness, you need to take care of this.
User :   I want to go for BBT and plan my pregnancy
Doctor :   Yes, you can do that.
User :   so would be great if you can recommend any doctor from whom i can consult and take advise accordingly
Doctor :   Give me a minute.
Doctor :   I shall look one for you.
User :  
User :   or can u advise in the chat itself
User :   ..?
User :   will i be able to chat wit gyna
Doctor :   I shall give you the details of the gynaecologist in a minute.
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   This link has the details of gynaecologist practising in.....
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can look for one who is near your locality and consult them during your pregnancy.
User :   ok,
User :   also will they be online to get clarifications at any time
Doctor :   These doctors are practising doctors at chennai.
Doctor :   If you are looking for an online consultation, then I shall give you another link through which you can avail it.
User :   ok gr8
User :   please
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   but will that doctor be onlne now
Doctor :   This is a link from which you can obtain a opinion from a gynaecologist through mail or by directly speaking over to them over phone.
User :   can i be put onto her now
Doctor :   You can get her opinion through mails or by speaking to her over phone.
Doctor :   They are not available for online chatting.
User :   oh ok, will i be charged seperately for this kind of service
Doctor :   This is a paid service.
Doctor :   You will be charged Rs 599 for an mail opinion and rs 799 for a phone call.
Doctor :   If you are interested in it, you can go ahead with it.
Doctor :   Else I shall explain to you about BBT my self.
User :   please
User :   all i need is how to use BBT..
Doctor :   BBT (basal body temperature) is a simple procedure.
Doctor :   All you need is to record your body temperature through a thermometer,
Doctor :   Use your axilla( arm pit) while recording this.
Doctor :   You need to record this temperature every day, early in the morning at a specific time.
Doctor :   Graph this on a graph paper.
Doctor :   With Y axis as temperature readings and X axis as the days of your menstrual period.
Doctor :   Spot the readings every day on this sheet.
Doctor :   Normally they readings will be more or less the same, except if you are having fever.
User :   ok, how abt the diet in-take and te exercise which u had mentioned
User :   what needs to be done for twins especially
Doctor :   And there will be a spike in this temperature during the period of your ovulation.
Doctor :   This is a method of knowing when your menstrual periods are.
Doctor :   You also need to know that this is one of the tools of knowing your ovulation period.
Doctor :   Increase the frequency of sexual intercourse during this period and you have better chances of getting pregnant.
Doctor :   And regarding your diet.
Doctor :   You need to have frequent balanced diet.
Doctor :   You can make sure that you are having a balanced diet by including whole cereals with pulses everyday in your diet.
Doctor :   Include plenty of vegetables and fruits in the diet you take.
Doctor :   Egg and meat to be added twice or thrice a day ( if you are non vegetarian)
Doctor :   Else include milk and milk products instead of it.
User :   i am pure vegetarian
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can include milk alternatively then.
Doctor :   Certain milk products such as cheese and butter may have extra fat in it.
Doctor :   Restrict those.
Doctor :   Also restrict high cholesterol diet such as oil, fast food, snacks and so on.
Doctor :   This is in general.
Doctor :   But your diet should go according to your calorie needs.
Doctor :   If you are over weight, then you need to reduce it by consuming less calories and other wise if you under weight.
Doctor :   Your weight is also one of the factors which will help you in future during pregnancy.
Doctor :   This is regarding diet.
Doctor :   In physical exercise, the best form of exercise is an early morning walk.
Doctor :   If you can do that, then you do not need any other forms of exercise.
Doctor :   A brisk early morning walk is sufficient.
Doctor :   However, if you are over weight, then you may have to include other exercises slowly to this shedule.
Doctor :   Be regular in what ever exercise you do.
User :   i am not over weight
User :   ok
Doctor :   Then its good.
Doctor :   You can just start of with morning walk.
Doctor :   make sure you take all precautions with respect to the weather conditions too.
User :   ok
User :   i have to do fasting as the ramzan month is nearing..
Doctor :   Thats fine.
Doctor :   You can start of with these following your feast.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no.. tx for your advise. will follow but not sure about this method for twins
Doctor :   BBT is a general measure for pregnancy.
Doctor :   But this does not include increasing the chance of twins.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   i dont have any query. but still my first question on the twins still remains open
Doctor :   Can you confirm your email id.
User :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   If you are not opting for a specialist gynaecologist opinion, I shall mail send you documents on twin pregnancy whenever there is one to your email id.
User :   i am not opting for specialist would be great if you can send the documents on twin pregnancy
User :   i am little hesitant as to i am not sure about your expertise
Doctor :   I shall send you documents about twin pregnancy at the earliest to your mail id.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   fine , tx
User :   will i be meetin you next time if i come online
User :   or do i have to continue with any new doc
Doctor :   You can chat with any of our doctor.
User :   will the history be preserved ..?
User :   as i need not repeat it to them
Doctor :   They will be able to help you as this history will be preserved.
Doctor :   You do not have to repeat all of this again.
Doctor :   I will be available only during the night times.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   Its been nice to see this service
User :   Bye
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