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Trying to conceive. Have fibroids in uterus, thyroid, overweight. Suggest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:Am a 34 years old Female
User:trying for pregnency from past 1 year
Doctor:I am xxxxxxxx
User:have some fybroid in euterus
Doctor:Go ahead
User:not happening
User:please suggest
Doctor:I understand the situation you are in.
User:have thyroid
User:really frustrated
Doctor:I need to know the details of your condition so that I can help you better.
User:can u pls help
User:details of ?
Doctor:details of fertility problem.
Doctor:and thyroid as well.
User:except fybroid nothing else
User:thyroid is for 2 yrs now
User:under medication
Doctor:Is it low thyroid?
User:9 initally now under control 6
Doctor:Which medicine are you taking currently?
User:thyronorm 75 mg
User:daily empty stomach
User:any solution ?
Doctor:Thyronorm is a thyroid supplement taken if thyroid hormones are low.
Doctor:Can you write the details of the thyroid hormones levels?
User:this much only i know
User:does it affect pregnency?
Doctor:Yes both thyroid hormone levels and fibroids can affect fertility.
Doctor:But there is another important factor that can affect fertility.
Doctor:It is stress.
Doctor:As stress decreases, fertility increases.
User:yeah its there too :
Doctor:Would you like to discuss it with me?
User:job is very stressful
User:i am in sales
Doctor:Any personal stress?
User:no stress
User:but yes not getting pregnant is little stressful
Doctor:I can suggest you something to relieve stress at work.
User:pls do
Doctor:At work, during periods of increased stress, while sitting--try contracting all the muscles in the body and slowly let them go.
Doctor:Just doing it once will make you feel a lot better.
User:do u suggest any infertility specialist ?
Doctor:You should also try meditation to get relief from stress.
User:also at 34 is there any chance of pregnency left ?
Doctor:There are patient-reviews available about doctors on our website.
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Doctor:Yes at 34 yrs of age there are good chances of getting pregnant.
Doctor:You have to keep a control on thyroid status.
Doctor:Try to get more information about your thyroid from your physician.
Doctor:Also discuss with a gynecologist about management of fibroids.
Doctor:Are you there?
User:got a call
User:i wl check the site
User:thanks a ton
Doctor:Have you discussed about fibroid with your specialist
Doctor:What did she say about it?
User:am under Dr XXXXXXX
User:she said they are not big to trouble conceiving
Doctor:That is good.
User:but i had 40 days long period for last 2 months
Doctor:That leaves us with thyroid and stress.
User:so was worried
User:made me very weak
Doctor:Can you tell me in detail about your periods?
User:it started on 2nd XXXXXXX got over with it in next 5 days
User:again started on 13th XXXXXXX
User:went on & on & on
User:i consulted docs
User:they gave me medcines
User:got my USG done
User:still now spotting happening
Doctor:what did the USG reports show?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:although i am taking mepret thrice a day
User:yes yes
User:USG only showed fybroid
User:was not aware before
User:so :(
Doctor:I am really sorry to hear that.
Doctor:Mepred is a progesterone.
User:stress comes automatically for all these u know
User:what is progesterone.
Doctor:Yes, I can understand.
User:am sorry dont know this
Doctor:It is a female hormone.
Doctor:It is a main treatment for heavy bleeding.
User:so does it help to stop bleeding or helps in pregnency
Doctor:It does not help with pregnancy.
Doctor:Actually as long as you take it, there may be lower chances of getting pregnant.
Doctor:Butr for now it is important that you do not bleed.
Doctor:Did you take a second opinion for fibroid?
Doctor:It seems that doctor do not suggest surgery for fibroids.
User:they did..........
User:but they said people conceive with fybroid too
Doctor:so what did you think about it?
User:but mine is not big enuf
User:neither they are coming in the way
Doctor:Do you think that fibroid is causing heavy bleeding?
User:might be
User:i googled
User:i discussed with doc too
Doctor:I think it is a treatable cause of heavy bleeding.
User:initially i was trying as per fertility days
Doctor:What did she suggest?
User:but post this 40 days everything is messed up
Doctor:Go ahead
User:she has asked to do usg again
User:this internel usg which they insert a camera
Doctor:I think as fibroids have shown up.....It is important for now to take care of them.
User:4 fybroid is there
User:2 outside
User:2 inside
Doctor:Do you want to go for another USG?
User:do u suggest any infertility specialist
User:ya i need to
Doctor:It is better that you trust one doctor for it.
Doctor:It is better to take care of fibroid first and then try to conceive.
User:dr XXXXXXX is a gynac
Doctor:Do you trust her?
User:ya i do
User:she is experinced
Doctor:That is good.
User:am getting impatient
Doctor:I do not want you to bleed heavily again.
Doctor:I know.
User:same here
Doctor:Maybe age factor is stressing you out.
User:was admitted for a day for heavy blood loss
Doctor:I would say here that most women in western countries try for pregnancy after 30 years of age.
User:am well placed in my career
Doctor:Most of them have normal pregnancies.
User:so u know my priority is baby now
Doctor:That is good.
Doctor:I know.
User:but their health is better than us
Doctor:But I want you to worry about staying healthy.
User:am over weight too
Doctor:That is not true.
User:80 kgs
Doctor:They also delay pregnancy so as to advance in career.
User:with 5.4 hight
Doctor:Here we have another factor that can impair fertility.
User:am controlling diet
User:started working on walk n all
Doctor:Do not include high calorie foods in your diet.
User:hv asked for a diet chart today
Doctor:High calorie foods can be milk products like sweets, ice cream, butter,cheese, etc.
Doctor:I also want you to exercise daily for 20 min.
User:like yoga n all?
Doctor:Exercise can include gym, walk or yoga.
User:walk is fine
User:i have started
Doctor:It will also help to regularize the female hormones.
User:anything else u want to suggest
Doctor:Lifestyle is very important to combat diseases and hormonal imbalances.
Doctor:Start on iron and folic acid supplements
Doctor:Take life as it comes.
User:these are tablets ?
Doctor:It can be tablets or syrup.
User:A MNC does not let u :)
Doctor:Sorry I did not understand.
User:a company like XXXXXXX does not let u take life as it comes
Doctor:You are bleeding heavily, these supplements will help you recover from anemia.
User:huge pressure to perform month on month
Doctor:I understand.
User:24hrs we need to be at service in telecom
Doctor:Yes it can be stressful.
Doctor:But we have personal life too.
User:i handle a big team of 150 people
User:ya trying to balance
User:seems difficult
Doctor:I hope you are able to live stress-free
Doctor:Meditation can help with focusing
User:thanks a ton
Doctor:Which will result in better work performance
Doctor:and more time for yourself.
Doctor:I want you to focus more on yourself.
Doctor:And not on meeting deadlines.
Doctor:I know.
Doctor:Meditation will help.
User:surviving in this industry is not easy
Doctor:I know.
User:i work 8-8 ...........\
User:at times from home too
User:nice talking to u
User:gotta go
User:bye :)
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:You can always login again to chat with a doctor 24/7
Doctor:Do you have other question
Doctor:Bye for now
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