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Infertility treatment, invitro fertilisation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   hello
User :   i need some help about my fertility treatment whichis going on in uk.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   i am taking clomifen 50mg from last one year and now they have given me tamoxifen.
Doctor :   ok
User :   my age: 31 years i am married i have one daughter whois 7 years and 6 months old
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am living in uk working in a pharmaceautical company as a laboratory analyst from last three years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   they have done all my and my husband's test they are telling all r ok thaen what could be the problem?
Doctor :   are you having regular menses?
User :   yes every 30 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long do they last?
User :   3 days
Doctor :   is there any change in the pattern of your menses that you have observed recently?
User :   no before it was lasting for 4 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you take any oral pills for contraception before?
User :   never
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you get an iltrasound done?
Doctor :   ultrasound
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was the report?
User :   report was nice i m ovulating nearly at 12th or 13th day.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you gotten your husband evaluated?
User :   his report is also nice
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having intercourse at the ovulating period?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what tests were done for your husband?
User :   all blood test and semen test
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and the semen tests were normal for motility and sperm number?
User :   yes it is normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   any fever?
Doctor :   ok
User :   no
Doctor :   did you discontinue clomiphene?
User :   yes i have started tamoxifen 40mg now from this month
Doctor :   why have they changed the medicine
User :   no idea here medical treatment is very slow my doctor has not told me that why they changed
Doctor :   it takes time for clomiphene to take its effect
User :   i took for 12 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last time you had the scan?
User :   november 2007
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you get one again as it has been more than 6 months since the last one
Doctor :   when there is no response with clomiphene
User :   they don't do it like that here
Doctor :   other drugs are available
User :   which
Doctor :   have you had a past history of recurrent abortions?
User :   no
Doctor :   any tubal surgery?
User :   no
Doctor :   sometimes no apparent reason can be present fr infertility
Doctor :   there are alternatives like in vitro fertilisation
Doctor :   available
Doctor :   sometimes there can be an autoimmune cause
Doctor :   in such cases ivf helps
User :   thank you very much for your help.see u take care.
Doctor :   pls fill the form sent to you
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   bye
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   not at the moment .
Doctor :   bye for now
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