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Not able to conceive after stopping birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi im nealy 21 and i have been trying for a bay for a year and a half and still nothing and worried theirs something wrong
Doctor :  
Ok I shall help you
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WEre you practising contraception earlier?
User :   yes i was on the pill
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Since when were you having unprotected sex?
User :   over a year
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Ok
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Do you have regular periods now?
User :   yes
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Can you tell the exact dates of your previous three periods
User :   no they come exactly every 4 weeks tho
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Ok good
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Do you know the process of fertilisation of the egg and sperm
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When will be the chances of pregnancy increase?
User :   when im ovulating? i was going to get a test to tell me
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Yes
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The best chances of getting the pregnancy is knowing when you re ovulating
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and intercourse during the time
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+ 2 and - 2 days of the day of the ovualtion
User :   me and my partner have intercourse alot thats why im suprised im still not pregnant
Doctor :   We have to first see if you are ovulating or not

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If so when is the correct day
User :   ok
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There are ovulation tests like BBT
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and slide test
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and Urine tests
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etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the periods are regular sometimes the ovulation might not take place because of the hormones

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it lackks
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like LH,
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Progesterone
User :   ok so there might be a chance im not ovulating?
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Yes which may happen
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in quite a few number of women
Doctor :   This is about the female factor
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Now there is male factor
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like sperm quality
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which is more common than female factors
User :   ok
User :   can u get tests for men aswell?
Doctor :   Sperm analysis

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liekk count, liquidity, mobility etc are done
User :   do u have to go to the doctors to get this done?
Doctor :   if the laboratories in your country require a prescription then it is so
Doctor :   The labs do not insist here in India
User :   ok im in england
Doctor :   I guess you require prescription there

User :   about the ovulation test does that tell me if i can ovulate?
Doctor :  
It does not tell you if you can or not ( the problem of not ovulating) , it tells you which time are you ovulating
User :   ok
User :   so im better off me and my patre
User :   partner getting tests at the doctors
Doctor :   One minute
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Can you please repeat the question I did not understand
User :   do you think me and my partner should just go the doctors to get sperm test and to see if i can ovulate?
Doctor :  
Yes if you have regular periods and have good sexual life with your partner ejaculating good amount of sperm ( atleast 2 ml) it indicates there is need to evaluate more
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to reason out the cause of not able to conceive
User :   ok
Doctor :   Are you trying for the first child?
User :   yes
User :   i thought it would be easier as im younger
Doctor :   It is easier
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now at early stages than to repent later
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So it may not be your own problem
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It could be either
User :   ok
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of the couple
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So do not get depressed
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You shall surely have one
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The evaluation is to see if everything is normal
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since it is been one year you have been trying
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Am I able to convince you for a test?
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Remember neither of you could have a problem
User :   yes i want to know if im able to have kids
Doctor :   A woman who has regular periods should have kids unless it is grossly wrong
User :   ok
User :   i will have test
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Please fill the feedbackk form?
User :   thanks for help
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Thanks for consultinng us
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Bye
User :   bye
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Please get back to me for any more queries
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I shall he happy to help you
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and answer you
User :   thanks
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