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Trying for Pregnancy, 33 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Hello
Doctor :  
Plz proceed with your query
User :   i am trying to get pregnant. i am 33 years old. i have been using the fertility sticks
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and have been ovulating. i thought i might be pregnant. i thought i had implantation spotting
User :   but i just started my period.
User :   i am waiting to see a doctor (but it will be over a month)
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i think my ovulation may be too close to my perios
User :   period
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are you taking any other medication?
User :   is this something that can be fixed w/ drugs?
User :   i have asthma
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have you taken BBT test
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ok
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plz provide yje details
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The
User :   & allergies (i take flonase, albuderol
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User :   what is a bbt test?
User :   my asthma is totally controlled w/ meds (inhalers)
Doctor :  
I mean Basal body temperature]
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are you trying it?
User :   i have been taking my tem
User :   temp
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yes
User :   i track my temp and have been doing the fertility sticks
Doctor :  
ok
User :   what do i need to tell you about my bbt?
Doctor :   have you observed that it rises just before periods?

Doctor :  
what medications are you taking for the Asthma
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?

Doctor :   are yu back
User :   yes
User :   Temp does rise before pregnancy
Doctor :  
please proceed
User :   i think i have had implantation spotting before - i thought it was just spotting before period
Doctor :  
i will help uin this
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can i ask few Q
User :   sure
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how many times in a week do yu have sex
User :   it varies a lot
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
atleast 2 times a day
User :   this last time (while i was fertile) i had sex 5 days in a row
Doctor :  

ok
User :   we don't have sex multiple times a day -- should we?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will guide yu in that
User :   (actually we took one day off in the middle of the 5 days)
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is your menstrual cycles regular
User :   ye
User :   yes
Doctor :  
ok
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did yu had any previous abortions
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
did yu use any birth control pills
User :   yes
User :   i stopped last october
Doctor :   ok
User :   october 2008
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since how many years or months are yu trying for pregnancy
User :   since november 2008.
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do yu have any medical illness other than asthama or allegy
User :   but i may have not been trying at the right times.
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i contracted pharangitis (?) in june & was on penecillin & some steroid
Doctor :  
ok
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are yu over weight or obese
User :   my bmi is 26.1 (i think)
User :   i am 4'10 & 126
Doctor :   ojk
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   you are obese
User :   yikes
Doctor :  
ok
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was ultrasound scanning done ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
was the sex harmone profile done
User :   no
Doctor :   was the husband tested for semen analysis
User :   no
Doctor :   or sperm tests

Doctor :  
ok
User :   no
Doctor :   why these tests was not done
User :   i am waiting to get in to see a dr
Doctor :  
since November 2008 your are trying for pregnancy
Doctor :  
ok
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any blood tests was done
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to rule out anemia or thyroid issue
User :   i did last summer & was told everything was good
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
User :   no anemia or thyroid
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are yu on any medications
User :   albuterol, flovent, flonase
Doctor :  
ok
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these medications are for allegy and asthama
User :   yes
Doctor :   its ideal to get the following investigations done
User :   ok
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1. Semen analysis for the partner
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2. Ultrasound abdomen and pelvis
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3. Hormone profile ( FSH, LH, and others)
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so we can get an idea regarding the condition
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and treatment can be planned based on that
User :   can i do this w/ an ob/gyn? regular doctor? fertility specialists?
Doctor :  
Obstreticain and gyny will help u
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more inthis as they are also good at infertility
User :   ?
Doctor :  
yes Obstreticain and gynecologist will help u more in this
User :   OK
User :   THANKS
Doctor :   will guide you regarding sexual timing
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its good to have sex on day 9-14
Doctor :  
its 5 -6 days after your menstual period
User :   ok
Doctor :  
need concentrate on weight reduction
User :   i really don't think i am obses
User :   i wear a size 4/6
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because obesity is not a direct cause but its indirect cause for fertility
User :   i run like 2 miles 4 times a week
Doctor :  
wats your ht
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and wats your wt
User :   i definitely want to lose weight, but its difficult to believe that its a big deal (but i may be wrong)
User :   4'10, 126
Doctor :   as per your ht and wt
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the BMI is >25
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you come under obese category
User :   ok
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so wt reduction is required
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how your diet jennie
User :   ok
User :   i definitely need to be eating less, b/c i am exercising
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do yu have more junk foods
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oily and spicy foods
User :   curves 3 times + a week, plus running walking for an hour 5 days a week
Doctor :  
thats good to hear
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do u have family history of obesity
User :   junk food sometimes
User :   my father is
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Need to avoid fatty foods
User :   yes
Doctor :  
like cheese, butter, thick milk and curd
Doctor :  
ghee also to be avoided
Doctor :  
wat oil do u use for cooking
User :   ok
User :   ghee?
Doctor :   wat oil do u use for cooking ?
Doctor :   ghee - oil rich in saturated fats
User :   evoo, but it is very rare that we fry food
Doctor :  
its good to use olive or canola oil for cooking as it contains less saturated fat
Doctor :   use skimmed milk as it contains less fat
User :   that is all we use
Doctor :  
which non veg food do yu have more and frequently
User :   that is all we use (skim & olive oil)
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
thats good
Doctor :  
regarding non veg foods
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fish is ideal food
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can have 2-3 times in a week
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Sardine, herring, makrel are good oily fishes
User :   we eat too much red meat i am sure
Doctor :  
egg is good for health , need to avoid the yellow portion as it contains more fat and cholestrol
Doctor :  
ok
User :   and whole grain pasta
Doctor :  
red meat contain more fat
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these fat accumalate in the body
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and its difficult to burn these fat
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in to calories
Doctor :   Skinless chiken once in a week is good
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but red meat once in 8- 10 days would be ideal
Doctor :  
hi are yu there
User :   i hate fish
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   yu can avoid it
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take chiken its ok
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contains less fat compared to meat
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use redmeat once in 10 days
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take 4 lts fo water per day
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take more green leafy vegetables and fresh fruits
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as it contains more vitamins and minerals
Doctor :   do yu have any other quieres to ask
Doctor :   i can help yu in that
Doctor :  
please proceed
Doctor :   Not worry Jennie
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be realaxed and calm
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after the tests the treatment can be correctly planned
Doctor :   and pregnancy chances increases
Doctor :  
are yu there
Doctor :   are yu there ?
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Doctor :   are yu back
Doctor :  
I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, we are available 24/7 please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
Doctor :  
are you back?
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