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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   Hello Dr
User :   I need to talk any gynae expert
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I am a General Practitioner with experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
Doctor :   or if you directly want to consult gyneacology superspecialist, then you can opt for our 'second opinion' service
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which lets to speak to them directly.
User :   I checked up my wife with one gynae Dr. She is asking to do USG TVS, HGS test
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what are your wife's symptoms?
User :   We have 1 years after my marriage
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ok
User :   and we are planning for babay
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ok
User :   just need to know is there any risk in doing usg tvs testing and HGS testing?
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there is no harm as such in doing them
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but for what reason was it suggested?
Doctor :   is wife having symptoms of pregnancy?
User :   No
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when was her last menstrual period?
User :   15 th of this month
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what are her usual menstrual cycles like? is it once in 28 days? 30 days or more?
User :   some time 2-4 days ahead
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if you are planning for pregnancy the timing of intercourse also matters.
Doctor :   which needs the ovulation or the egg release time to be determined
User :   10-20 days
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which varies in woman to woman and on her period cycles.
User :   ok
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so if her period cycle is of 220 days
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then the fertile period or the ovulation time wil be anywhere on 8th to 12 day of her period cycle taking Day1 as the first day of bleeding.
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*20 days
User :   220 days ??
User :   ok
User :   Who do USG and HGS test? male or female?
User :   and how this happen?
Doctor :  
the tests are for your wife
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USG is nothing but ultrasound test.
User :   required to done by female Dr?
Doctor :   and HSG is Hysterosalpingogram

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where a dye is to be injected and x-ray taken to se if the female genital tract and uterus are fine
User :   do*
User :   ok
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so you can go ahead with these tests for your wife
Doctor :   and discuss teh results with your doctor
User :   ok thanks
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to see the possibilities of having a pregnancy
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