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Planning for a child post laparoscopic surgery for appendicitis and PCOS - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.XXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Hi, Good afternoon
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I spoke with another doc a week before
Doctor :   ok.
User :   basically we are trying for a baby
User :   cyst
User :   my wife had a kind of Ovarian Cyst
Doctor :   ok
User :   and we h
User :   and we got it treated
User :   I learnt from the doctor that she was missing ovulation before the surgery
User :   and it came to normal after the surgery
Doctor :   ok
User :   it's been three months since the treatment, no positive sign still
User :   Something struck my mind a while back regarding her weight
User :   Can her overweight be a reason for not getting conceived?
Doctor :   PCOS is a cause of obesity in women
User :   She is 80 Kg and 24 years
User :   ok
Doctor :   as the last time, i had Disscussed about PCOS and its treatement with you
User :   Is that you doc?
Doctor :   once the cause is treated effectively , then she will be fine
Doctor :   Yes, this is Dr XXX,
User :   I was thinking of a different name!
User :   oh ok
User :   I learn that her PCOS has been treated completely
Doctor :   ANYWAY,HAVE U GOT THE Semen analysis that i had adviced last time
User :   I am going this weekend doc
User :   I learned that there should be some 3-4 days gap
Doctor :   yes thats right
User :   can you tell me what could be the exact gap
Doctor :   minimum 3 days of absteinance is required before a semen analysis is done
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i know, which surgery she had last time, as i recall that your wife underwent a surgery for acute appendicitis,
User :   mean while the doc diagnosed the PCOS
User :   So she underwent a surgery through her navel - some kind of cleaning of Cyst I believe
User :   it was a pinhole surgery through her navel
Doctor :   so she underwent 2 procedures together
User :   Yes doc
User :   you are right
User :   I was wondering about the semen analysis, should I be carrying it to a doctor, I mean the report?
Doctor :   i guess it was laparoscopic surgery for appedicitis and PCOS
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   now has the doc confirmed that THE CONDITION has been treated suceessfuly?
User :   Yes, he has confirmed it in the following month that no cyst has formed after the surgery and the ovulation has been back to normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   now, it will take some time for the body to adjust and gett back to work as usual
Doctor :   give at least 6 months from the procedure
User :   ok, that seems to be a good news as I have been curious about the three months time after the surgery
User :   But I am still wondering about the pain she has during every menstrual period
User :   She undergoes hell alike pain
User :   she tells that she feels pain as if something is eating up
Doctor :   These are usual but can be treated with NSAIDs LIKE nAPROSYN
User :   she does not sleep for whole night
User :   I do know that the pain is usual, but I am curious about the extreme level that she undergoes
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can you answer my question about the semen analysis
Doctor :   yes
User :   Should I carry the report to a doc?
Doctor :   it will need 3 days beforethe test can be done
User :   Should I carry the report (analysis) to a doctor?
Doctor :   has the test already been done ?
Doctor :   in that case u can tell me , so that i can interprete it for u
User :   Ok, I will do it and share the result with you after a couple of days
User :   one more question,
Doctor :   ok
User :   For these issues, whom should we meet; gynecologist?
Doctor :   please proceed
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u need to wait for alteast 3 months now
Doctor :   In the mean time, seek the consultation of the gynae, so that she can help u get proper periods
User :   Thanks Doc, I will get in touch once I get my semen anlysis
Doctor :   once thats been taken care of, there are meds that stimulate ovulation that can be adviced by the gynaee
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   Are u there ?
User :   Thanks a lot doc
User :   You have been of great support to me
Doctor :   you are welcome again
User :   I will take this support forward and
User :   thank you again
User :   Thanks and talk later.
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   and have a good day
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