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What are the alternatives to avoid pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 15-Dec-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i am mrs XXXXXXX 30 yr
Doctor:Hello Mrs. XXXXXXX
Doctor:please go ahead with your question
User:can i chat with lady gyno
Doctor:I am sorry, we don't have any female doctors in the night
Doctor:and we don't have specialists for chatting
User:k for that i have to chat at day time
Doctor:I am sure I can answer your question, so if you do not mind you can proceed
Doctor:Specialists are not available for chatting both in day as well as night time
User:after how many days i can check my pregnancy
User:i have a 2 mnths baby
Doctor:It generally takes about 15 days to 2 month for the urine pregnancy test to come positive after a successful conception
Doctor:And in case you are a nursing mother, the first few menstrual cycles may be irregular
Doctor:and you generally don't get periods for 3 moths to 6 months
User:n the ready tests which co,e in d market
User:it had had happened this time
Doctor:depending on your breastfeeding patterns, periods get delyed, it is called lactational amennorrhea
Doctor:You can get a kit by name VELOCIT kit,
Doctor:you can check with your local pharmacy if that particular brand is available
User:last month i have my periods but i this time it is over 10 days so get worried
Doctor:otherwise you can safely substitute with any other generic test kit
Doctor:okay, in that case I suggest you wait for one more week and see if you get your period
User:n what r the alternatives to avoid pregnancy for 3 to 5 yrs
Doctor:if you don't get your period, then you can do the test
Doctor:there are many contraceptive methods that you can use
Doctor:the first is, Copper-T
Doctor:secondly, progesterone only pills
Doctor:these pills will not have any effect on your breast feeding capacity
Doctor:but will give you protection from conceiving
Doctor:third option is condoms, there are both female and male condoms, you can use any of these methods
User:ismthere is any side effects of this say copper t
User:n is there is any chance that on feeding period i would nt get preg.
Doctor:Generally, there are no major side-effects if the insertion is done by a gynecologist/qualified MBBS doctor under sterile conditions
Doctor:but some people get pain in the tummy and the copper-T can get pushed out
Doctor:I did not get your second question
Doctor:If I am not mistaken, you want to know if you can not get pregnant while you are breastfeeding your baby?
User:i asked that is there is some time frame dat i didnt get preg.after the delivery
Doctor:am I right?
User:wat is dat time frame
Doctor:there is time where you can not get pregnant, after a delivery
Doctor:and the time frame varies from person to person
Doctor:which I mentioned earlier
Doctor:it can be as short as 2 months for some
Doctor:and I have seen some people not getting their periods for more than 1 year after a delivery
Doctor:so getting pregnant depends on whether you get periods or not
Doctor:if you get your periods after two months, then there is every chance of becoming pregnant from the 3rd month itself
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with Mrs. XXXXXXX ?
User:no doc thanks a lot
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:bye, take care
User:k gud night
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