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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor...
I am 23 Years old female and got married one year before. Me and my husband were planning to have baby for last 6 months. But we did not succeed. Last week we planned for a trip.. So i had 6 Primolut N each day. I stopped taking primlut on October 27th. When i can expect my period? and also will i have any possibility of getting pregnant?
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Probably will have an period plus or minus 10 days
Doctor :   In case if your not pregnant
User :   Ok... If i had been pregnant before consuming will it stop the possibility of getting pregnant?
Doctor :   Generally they postpone upto 10 days max

Doctor :   Yes it will not hinder pre existing pregananct if so
Doctor :   Was an pregnancy test done?
User :   Not yet doctor.
Doctor :   In case you miss your periods after 10 days too get a home pregnancy test done

User :   Yeah...Sure.
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you?
User :   Also my husband and i had consulting with a Gynacolgist.
Doctor :   Ok

User :   couple of queries.. Can i ask?
Doctor :   Sure proceed
User :   Our doctor found that my husband has very less Sperm Motility
Doctor :   What the percentage?
User :   But we did not understand the motility concept...
User :   He has sperm motility - 10%.
Doctor :   Ok let me breif you
Doctor :   Sperms are relased with a medium called seminal fluid
Doctor :   Its necesary foro the sperms to be motile for a successful conception
User :   Ok..
Doctor :   They do have a small tail piece which helps in motily
Doctor :   You see they need to travel all the way through fallopian tubes and reach the uterus where the eggs are planted
Doctor :   Normal motility is 60% of sperms are motile
User :   Ok.. how can increase the motility ? any specific diet or tablet to be followed
Doctor :   Yes there are few steps to be followed
Doctor :   DOes he smoke?
User :   Yes...
User :   But not now
Doctor :   Thats a mojor cause for por sperm activty

Doctor :   And there should also be some lifestyle changes sought
User :   But on my compulsion he tried quitting ... and now he does very occasionaly...
Doctor :   He should completely abstain for time being
User :   Ok...
User :   What are the other lifestyle changes to be handled.?
Doctor :   Amino acids and zinc supplements are known to help in the healthy production of sperm.
Doctor :   Living a healthy, stress-free, smoke-free lifestyle is beneficial to the production of healthy sperm cells too. So avoid drinking, smoking and other bad lifestyle habits
Doctor :   Tomatoes are particularly good for this, as they contain lycopene, which assists in active sperm production.

Doctor :   Wearing tight underwear and trousers can certainly have an adverse effect on your sperm count.
Doctor :   Because the testes produce sperm at up to 8 degrees below your normal body temperature; the hotter you are, the less likely it is that your testes are functioning properly.
User :   Our doctor advised him to consume Nano Powder and Nano leo capsule... He is consuming Evion also... He is following these tablets for last 1 months..
Doctor :   Even they are aminoacid supplemnts
Doctor :   They to help
Doctor :   Prolonged strenuous exercise has a tendency to reduce male fertility. Pumping weights will have a damaging effect on your sperm production;
User :   Ok...
Doctor :   Take a vitamin E supplement, it protects against free radicals, unstable molecules which damage sperm cells and cause them to become immotile.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Low sperm motility does not mean the end of male fertility. With a bit of time, dietary changes and herbal remedies, it is possible to improve your sperm motility, and produce motile sperm in just 6 months
User :   Ok... Doctor
Doctor :   All needed is abstain from smoking completely and follow the above tips there will improvement
User :   Yea sure doctor...
Doctor :   Did you follow?
User :   Yes
User :   I advised him on consuming more pomegratte , grapes and spinach
Doctor :   Healthy food will surely help

Doctor :   But supplements of zinc/ amino acids are more helpful
Doctor :   Even Vitamin E is helpful
User :   What are other Vegeterian food have more Zinc Content
Doctor :   See to that he is also stress free
Doctor :   Excess stress and sedantry life style will directly affect sperm production and quality
User :   He works as a Software Consultant...
Doctor :   I would rather suggest zinc supplemnts available in tablet form
Doctor :   As absorption is poor from food
User :   Ok Doctor...
Doctor :   Good sources for vegetarians include dairy products, beans and lentils, yeast, nuts, seeds and wholegrain cereals.
User :   Thanks for your time... I was really worried a lot on my primolut N Consumption and my husband's sperm Motility Issue...
Doctor :   Pumpkin seeds provide one of the most concentrated vegetarian food sources of zinc.
Doctor :   Dont need to be Things will definetly improve just follow the simple tips suggested
User :   I will difinitely follow all your suggestions..
Doctor :   And there are more chances considering you age for success in pregnancy
User :   Yes... he is 26 now
Doctor :   Then both are in optimal age

Doctor :   Sure will succeed
User :   Thanks doctor..
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Wishing you all the best
User :   Thank you very much...
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   Bye Doctor.
Doctor :   Good night
Doctor :   Take care
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