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Effect of radiation on fertility - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   howare you ?
Doctor :   Am doing good how about you
User :   i want to ask you something ...related to gyne problem
User :   are ypu a gynec
User :   ?
Doctor :   Tell me
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User :   i am working in a hospital as a technologist
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   in nuclaer medicine
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am planning for pregnancy
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   are you having any family planning methods
User :   some doc told me that i ahve to stay away from radiation
Doctor :   yes
User :   even in the time when i am planning to conceive ..i it true
Doctor :   yes
User :   tha tmeans preconception period also
Doctor :   radiation is found to decrease fertility rate
Doctor :   ideally
Doctor :   becoz u wont knowing what time u will conceieve
Doctor :   if u have conceived u might expose the fetus to radiation
User :   i am planning to get pregnant in september do i hve to stay away from radiation in august itself ?
Doctor :   when u start planning
Doctor :   u can take leave
Doctor :   or protect urself against radiation
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   r u there
User :   no i am planning to start trying in september ..should i stop coming from august itself
User :   any other precautions for me ...
Doctor :   A small risk of harmful effects from low doses of radiation is assumed, but not proven, to exist
User :   i had a misscarrige in firat pregnancy
User :   first
Doctor :   what was the cause of the miscarriage then
User :   not known ...
Doctor :   were u working
User :   is stress a cause of abortion ?
Doctor :   at that time
User :   no not working ...
Doctor :   trauma, infection,stress, genetic abnormalities
Doctor :   these are the reasons
User :   but i travelled a lot ...
Doctor :   as far as possible
Doctor :   avoid travelling
Doctor :   during pregnancy
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   what kind of stress leads to misscarriage
User :   ?
Doctor :   emotional stress,physical stress , mental
Doctor :   any kind of stress
User :   ok...what to do to avoid such stresses
User :   ?
Doctor :   Meditation and yoga an a conscious effeort to
Doctor :   get the stress away
User :   ok..
User :   i have started taking folic acid
User :   any other suggestions form your side
Doctor :   that is good since it will prevent the neural tube defects
User :   ok
Doctor :   ]Is there any thing else ?
User :   no thanks doc
User :   thank you very much
User :   bye
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User :   ok

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