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Invitro fertilization and embryo transfer possibility - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hello
User :   this query is regarding myself and my wife...we are planning to start a family
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   married for 1 year now with healthy relationship
Doctor :   ok,
User :   we have been consulting various gyne docs in delhi to start a family
User :   and got all basic tests done for both
User :   everything is okay...
Doctor :   ok,
User :   we both have a desire of having twins
User :   in medical science is it possible to get twins by some methods ?
Doctor :   yes, but they will be non identical twins
User :   which means ?
Doctor :   its by IVF ET ( invitro fertilization and Embryo Transfer )
Doctor :   where the two ovums ( eggs ) will be extracted from the female partner and fused with the sperms of the husband separately and transferred at different times to the uterus
Doctor :   this is rarely practiced in India
User :   ok
User :   and what the probability of success rate ?
Doctor :   about 30 t0 40 %
Doctor :   also depends on the labs doing that
User :   actually, can I ask a very stupid question
User :   sometimes I go thru lot of stress and there are different situations when we both are not able to do intercourse during right time
User :   Is it simply possible that we go to a doctor..I just give my semen and it get injected to my wife to make her pregnent ?
User :   forget about twins as of now
Doctor :   yes, its very possible and its called Artificial insemenation
Doctor :   and its practiced more in India
User :   good
User :   now can you suggest some good hospital/doc in delhi wherein we can get this done ?
Doctor :   yes, please wait a minute while i get you the name
User :   thx
User :   should I check names on this link ?
Doctor :   yes, both are wellknown ones for the same
User :   ok, thx
Doctor :   The IVF Et is also practiced there
User :   now such artifical insemeneation do not have any side effects or negative impact on child..correct ?
Doctor :   not at al
Doctor :   its just insemenating ( injecting the semen into the uterus ) and its very simple with good success rates
User :   now if I go back to twins questions
Doctor :   you can ask for it in those centers
Doctor :   and there are complications associated with IVF ET for twins
Doctor :   most of times one grows well and other dont then both have to be removed
Doctor :   hence it very rarely practiced in India
User :   my wife has a family history of twins
User :   can we still try ?
Doctor :   ok, then you can try naturally
User :   ok
User :   can you refer any medicine for me to be more fertile ?
User :   our doc gave me COQ
Doctor :   may i know the name in detail ?
User :   dont have it now
User :   are there any medicine to have more sperm motality and quality ?
Doctor :   yes , there are but not much effective and need written prescription for the same
User :   ok, thx
Doctor :   But foods or protein powders with selenium and zinc will help to get a good sperm count
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
User :   no more questions...thx alot for your advise
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
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