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Avoiding pregnancy. Contraceptive methods to be followed? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:please proceed with the query
User:i want to know about contraceptive methods
User:to be followed
Doctor:ok, from how long are you married
Doctor:how old are you?
User:i got married last eyar on november'
Doctor:are you using any form of contraceptive now
Doctor:when are you planning to have children
User:after 2 years might be
Doctor:ok, there are many types, you could choose from oral pills, condoms and IUD
User:before i was scared to take those especially the pills but now i feel the need to
Doctor:some oral pills have some form of side effect like weight gain, facial hair growth etc, but otherwise they are fine
Doctor:IUD like copper T are well suited
Doctor:if you do not have any bleeding disorders
Doctor:or any irregular bleeding
Doctor:you can insert it once and you will be safe till you decide to remove it
User:i have heard that people with soem kinds of medical history should not go for a pill and taken for a long time it leads to side effect.Is it true?
Doctor:well some women of older age group
Doctor:like above 40
User:ok doctor
Doctor:with history of heart disease,
Doctor:clotting disorders
Doctor:how old are you
User:i am 25
Doctor:ok, you can opt for copper t (mirena) which is quite safe,
User:ok doctor
Doctor:or even condoms which some donr prefer
Doctor:are your periods regular
Doctor:any irregular bleeding
User:yeah condoms can be faluthy sometimes
User:no doctor
Doctor:any bleeding disorders, any medical illness
User:yeah i heard chicken pox last week
Doctor:that is ok, no problem
Doctor:i think you can opt for copper t, since in pills you might miss out some days and chances of pregnancy might be there
User:ok fine doctor
Doctor:take your time and decide
User:so when and how shall it be taken
Doctor:and also discuss options with gyneac
Doctor:copper t is inserted vaginally
Doctor:and will remain in place for 2 yrs to 5 yrs depending on its life span
Doctor:it is hardly a 1 min procedure
Doctor:sorry 10 min procedure
User:it can be done by a person himself or with the help of doctor
Doctor:with doctor only
User:ok doctor
User:thank you
Doctor:ok, you are welcome
Doctor:kindly login for further queries
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