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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   hpoa can i help
User :   R u a Gynaecologist?
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   ok
User :   My husband and I have been trying to have a baby since February this year...
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have not been able to conceive
User :   not sure why coz my periods are very regular i have a 28 day cycle
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   plz go ahead
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   My age is 27 yr and my husbands age is 30
Doctor :   sorry to ask about sex and marital status
User :   no thats ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many years that you are married?
User :   M a Female and married for 2 1/2 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   were you using any contraceptive?
User :   My husbands an industrialist since he has his own business he can come back home any time he wants as the industry is very close to our house and he spends a lot of time with me
User :   no i have never used pills
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i asked that because you mentioned that
Doctor :   you wanted to have a baby from feb of this year
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   my husband got a semen analysis test done last month
Doctor :   ok
User :   every other thing is normal except the semen count is 7 million do u think it could cause a problem??
User :   I have the report with me now if u need any other info
Doctor :   what is the motolity of sperms?
Doctor :   motility
User :   Grade 0 (Non motile):3%
Doctor :   ok
User :   Grade I :(Minimal forward progression) :0%
User :   Grade II : (Poor to fair activity) : 0%
User :   Grade III : (Good activity with tail movements visualised) :2%
Doctor :   what is the grade of your husband semen analysis
User :   Grade IV : (Full activity with tail movements difficult to visualise) : 95%
User :   It jus says motility of sperms (Normal values > Grade II)
Doctor :   have you consulted a doctor?
User :   no we were hoping it wud happen this month.... I got my periods today and we were upset
User :   I have been tracking my ovulation days every month and we have been planning our intercourse accordingly
Doctor :   ok
User :   WWW.WWWW.WW au/cgi/ovulation_calendar.cgi
Doctor :   are you tracking ovulation by calander method ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   this is the site i use to track it
User :   My last menstrual period was April 12th
Doctor :   if you were using calander method it may not be accurate as the ovulation may vary
Doctor :   that is counting days
User :   ok
User :   So what is your suggestion?
Doctor :   there are other physical signs that can more accurately than the counting days can help
User :   What should i looking out for?
Doctor :   It is based on examining the mucous that is normally secreted from the cervix in order to determine where the woman is in her cycle
Doctor :   The consistency changes during the cycle due to hormonal fluctuations.
User :   ok
User :   but do u think a low sperm count cud a an issue?
Doctor :   yes
User :   What should he do to increase the sperm count? Is there any treatment?
Doctor :   that needs to assesed as to detrmine the cause of the low count
Doctor :   and then managed accordingly
User :   ok
User :   But can it be increased by medications available in the market like Himalaya speman?
Doctor :   me being practising allopathy cant comment on this
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   fill this and say when done
User :   Sorry i got disconnected
Doctor :   ok
User :   So what do u think shud b our next step?
Doctor :   consult an IVF specialitiest
User :   what is that?
Doctor :   in vitro fertilisation
User :   Can u suggest anyone in Bangalore?... I live in Shimoga and will be in bangalore on15th...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   in which area in bangalore?
Doctor :   please confirm your details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY 0000
Patient Mobile : 0000
User :   yes thats correct
User :   in mathikere near Ramaiah College
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   great! r they gonna call me now
Doctor :   Is tshortly
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   Great! Thank you so much
User :   You been very kind thank you
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