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Taking siphene tablets for infertility. Looking for proper suggestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Sep-2013
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User:hello doctor... i am having problems conceiving...
Doctor:This is Dr. how can I help you today?
User:undergoing ayurveda treatment...
User:took siphene tablets as per doctors advice... started from 7th day...
Doctor:How long have been married
User:nearing 4 years...
User:if you dnt mind, can i ask ur specialisation?
Doctor:I am a general physician, with experience in neonatology
User:can u redirect me to the concerned doctor or shall we continue to chat?
Doctor:If you don't mind me asking, would you please tell me why you opted for ayurveda treatment?
User:i fear the side effects of english medicine and i had an ectopic pregnancy last year...
Doctor:I am confident that I can help you, if you wish to continue the chat then I will try my best to answer all your queries, if you are not satisfied, then you can post a query for a specialist in the ask a specialist section
User:sure, NP... i will continue with you...
Doctor:You had ectopic pregnancy after taking english medicine?
User:i cannot say after taking english medicine but i underwent infertility treatment from an IVF center and it let to ectopic...
User:i now want to know if i have conceived after taking siphene tablets.... when is the appropriate day to do UPT...
Doctor:Okay, that means the infertility treatment was successful, and it also indicates that there may be a problem in the fallopian tubes
Doctor:UPT will become positive by 15 days after conception
Doctor:but not always, so you should repeat it every week after that,
User:repeat UPT?
User:every week? till when?
Doctor:if the UPT is negative even after 1 1/2 to 2 months after your planned sexual exposure, then you can be sure that you are not pregnant
Doctor:you can repeat up to 4 times
Doctor:if the UPT is negative by 30 days to 45 days, then it means that you have not concieved
User:oh ok... wat might be the pregnancy symptoms in this case like after consuming siphene ?
Doctor:There will generally be no symptoms in the initial stages
Doctor:and there will be no changes in the symptoms when they occur
Doctor:You might get morning sickness only by the end of 8 12 weeks after you have become pregnant
User:wat about cramps? is it because of the cycles due?
Doctor:And about these ayurvedic medicines, there have been no controlled clinical trials conducted and we have no idea if they are effective or not,
Doctor:Cramps are very vague, they can mean many things,
Doctor:it can be due to normal monthly cycles
Doctor:or cramps can also occur due to urinary infection, irritation of your intestines, loaded urinary bladder
User:thank u... and reg ayurveda, since i am in the middle of the treatment i do not want to take chances shifting medicines.
Doctor:and implantation of the fetus in the uterus (occurs about 7 to 8 days after fertilization)
Doctor:The choice is always yours my dear
Doctor:I can understand your frustration and craving for conceiving a child, and I know you want to try what seems the easiest option
Doctor:I am only giving my opinion based on the scientific facts.
Doctor:Is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User:i am happy with your advice doctor, as of now nothing else, thank you again...
Doctor:You are welcome, Thank you for choosing to chat with me.
Doctor:Have a good evening, Take care
Doctor:Bye bye
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