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Infertility, has periods only twice in year - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   can a woman get pregnant without having a period
Doctor :   no
User :   y
Doctor :   Hi I am
User :   hey
Doctor :   I need more information to answer your query
Doctor :   May I know your age. occupation and marital status?
User :   im 20 im speaking for my wife
Doctor :   OK
User :   like she used to have them reguarly but now she only have them like twice a year can she still get pregant
Doctor :   In order to get pregnancy/conception, ovum has to be reals ed from ovary and it should unite with sperm
User :   i dont understand
Doctor :   The ovum will be released every month (if cycles are normal), usually in the middle of the period
Doctor :   So Only when there are regular periods, there is a chance of releasing ovum
User :   what if she doesnt have a normal cycle can she
Doctor :   I hope you understand
Doctor :   Did I clarify your questions?
User :   not really
Doctor :   What else are your querries?
Doctor :   Did you understand what I was discussing.
User :   like is she able to
User :   is there a chance
Doctor :   Can explain your question in detail.

User :   she has an irregular period can she still get pregnant
User :   is it possible for here to
Doctor :   Now you are asking a different question. I will answer this.
Doctor :   Yes it is possible
User :   even though she only has 2 aa year
Doctor :   What is the age of your wife?
User :   19
Doctor :   OK

Doctor :   In this age irregular periods are common.
Doctor :   These periods will regularize slowly
Doctor :   Howver, if she has cycles, even if irregular, there are possibilities
User :   ok
Doctor :   on the other hand if the cycles are irregular there may not be possibilty for pregnancy
Doctor :   So there are two pissibilties
User :   ok i understand
User :   so its like a 50 50
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   What matters is when she had periods, whether the egg is released or not.
User :   how do you tell this
Doctor :   If the egg is release and there is intercourse during that time , there is definite chances of conception
User :   ok
Doctor :   Inorder to know whether periods/cycles have ovum or not, there are some tests which your doctor will advice. They are FSH, LH and some other tests like TSH, prolactin
User :   ok
User :   do the doctor give those test or you have to go buy them
Doctor :   It like investigating why the cycles are irregular
Doctor :   I recommend you to consult the Gynecologist for follow and proper advice
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is she has any medicines
Doctor :   Is she taking any birth control pills
User :   she used to take birth control
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is she taking nnow?
Doctor :   Does she has any intra uterine devices
User :   no
Doctor :   Does she has any medical problems?
User :   whats intra uterine
User :   and she has scolosis
Doctor :   there are some birth control devices which are inserted in uterus
User :   o
Doctor :   scoliosis does not interfere with pregancy
User :   ok
User :   good
Doctor :   Are you looking forward for her conception
User :   yes
User :   very veryu much
Doctor :   or are you planning for family planning
User :   yea im n the army
Doctor :   So you are planning to have children
User :   yes
Doctor :   My best advice for you is, consult a Gynecologist and do the investigation done and follow the advice
User :   ok
User :   thank you for ya time
Doctor :   There are some medicines which regulates the cycles and release eggs in every cycles . This will increase the possibility of conception.
User :   what medicine
Doctor :   These are prescription's medicines and have to be given only after proper investigations.
Doctor :   OK
User :   ok i understand
Doctor :   Is there any thing else which I need to answer>?
User :   thata bout it
Doctor :   Did I clarify your queries?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye now
Doctor :   Are you there?
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