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Done iui, laproscopy, fallotubes are open, want to conceive, taking cap. What precautions do i need? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:hi doctor
User:I have done my iui on 20th feb and 21 feb '12. i have been kept on tablets progynova (2mg), Folivite tablet (5mg), ASA (50mg) and puregest 400. The iui done on ovulution day. Please let me know when will i conceive and what precaution should i take to have this successful. I earlier in year 2010 had laproscopy and iui done....after iui the laproscopy was done and found my fallotubes are open.
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:33 yrs
Doctor:Let me give you the necessary information.
Doctor:Intrauterine insemination (IUI) just like any other assisted fertilization method have success rate of 20%
Doctor:The chances increases with the number of times the procedure done.
Doctor:I mean, the first IUI can have success rate of 20% (out of 100 patients 20 will have sucess)
Doctor:If you fail to conceive this time, the next process have better chances of conception.
Doctor:So at this point, it is hard to predict if you will have a successful pregnancy or not.
Doctor:However, I strongly recommend you to keep faith and hope as stress and anxiety can impair the chances.
Doctor:To answer your queries now,
Doctor:1. When will you know if you have conceived or not?
Doctor:You will come to know if you had successful conception by 2 weeks.
Doctor:You can test by using pregnancy test after 2 weeks
Doctor:2. How to increase the chances of success?
Doctor:A good diet, taking your medicines regularly, avoiding stress - physical and mental is most likely to increase your chances of conception.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
User:Thanks for the information....
Doctor:Do you have anymore queries
User:i am travelling buses and need to walk for 15mins each time to take buses....please suggest if this is a risk
User:i do get exhausted
Doctor:ok,do you have any other symtoms
User:yes not liking spicy food at all...after having these medicines feel sleepy
User:some little cramps i feel
User:i feel breast are grown a bit.....but this may happen during regualer period
Doctor:Avoid spicy food, eat food with minimum spices , especially in this weather.
Doctor:Drink more tender coconut water, buttermilk etc..
Doctor:If you drink more fluids and juices you will regain your energy
Doctor:There is no problem if you walk for 15 min
Doctor:It is good exercise.
Doctor:Swelling or pain in breast is common before periods
User:is these mode of transports with rush hours are ok?
Doctor:during pregnancy etc..
Doctor:standing in the buses in rush hours might be little stressful
Doctor:try to go in private transport of office transport
User:Doctor you mentioned 2 weeks it from the date of IUI?
User:Is watermelon safe to eat?
Doctor:2 weeks from the expected date of periods
Doctor:yes it is safe all fruits are safe , but some people generally avoid papaya
User:what diet should i follow to stay healthy
User:i have sinus and migrane problem....will this affect during pregnency
Doctor:Diet should be XXXXXXX in XXXXXXX leafy vegetables,fruits,dry fruits, milk.
Doctor:No it will not, but avoid medications in first few months of pregnancy
Doctor:Also if you take please inform your gynaec about any medications.
User:i am scared of the taxis as in humps they do not dry slowly hence i am confused on how to travel to office...two buses i needs to change ...autorick is also XXXXXXX ..because of this i have taken off from office till my next period date.
Doctor:Ok, avoid autos, taxis till you conceive and till delivery too
Doctor:If you travel by bike too you should avoid going over humps
Doctor:Bus is safe but if stressful you should avoid it and have a private transport
User:i just hope i get conceived in this cycle as it is very painful to undergo a second iui....
Doctor:Yes i understand, you have to make it a success, so be careful and take all possible precautions.
User:is there any specific excercise that i should do now?
Doctor:No nothing till you deliver just walk , it is more than enough.
Doctor:That too do not strain and walk
Doctor:walk slowly
User:Also wanted to know after the iui on ovulution day....does normal intercourse helps to conceive?
User:or iui is sufficient
Doctor:iui is sufficient
User:how many iui is required to become a successful one?
Doctor:Generally it depends on patients sometimes 1 st attempt or 3 to 4 attempts will be taken
Doctor:If you take care it will be happen this time itself
User:apart from what you suggested...what more should i take care
Doctor:Just have faith, and be positive
Doctor:Are you working now?
Doctor:you have taken leave i suppose
User:yes doctor have taken leave
User:actually loss of pay
Doctor:Do you have work at home option?
User:no doctor
Doctor:If you plan to go to work after you conceive make sure to work in ground floor or use lifts only
Doctor:also inform your concerned higher officials about yourproblem
Doctor:so that they do not allow you to do more work
User:my only issue right now is to conceive after having all my reports being normal
Doctor:like standing or going to different floors
Doctor:You will conceive since you are at home , but maintaining that is important
Doctor:Do not lift any heavy things even now,
User:yes doctor this is what i am now having tension....if this cycle i donot then next cycle no you suggest i must quit...will that help to relax and concentrate on this process?
Doctor:If that is possible you can do that, unless money is not an issue,having a baby is most important at this point in your life.Let me suggest better finish the important thing, your job will always be there.after 35 yrs it is not so advisable to have babies.
Doctor:I feel you should concentrate on having baby right now.
User:yes doctor. Any other advice that you feel with be helpful?
Doctor:Later you can think of the job,
Doctor:i have advised in every possible way, i can only tell you to avoid stress and wish you the best now.
Doctor:Hope everything works out
User:Thank you so much doctor ...i must tell made my stress reliefed.
Doctor:You are welcome
User:i will decide on to quit the job........
Doctor:Please discuss with family and think every possible way to before deciding
Doctor:Wish you the best
User:thank you
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