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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have question on preganancy. I have one girl live child born in 1995. There after she is unable to concieve. She was concived in 2007, but we lost pregnancy in 22nd week. There after no pregnancy achieved. We went for 4-5 cycles of IUI and 2 cycles of IVF. Age for husband-43 yrs and Wife-37 yrs. What to do now? Thanks
Doctor :   Hi Dr XXX here
Doctor :   let me read your query?
User :   hello Doctor...Good evening
Doctor :   good evening
Doctor :   can you tell me the findings of Ultrasound or any other investigation done ?
Doctor :   any tests done ?
User :   When we lost pregnancy that time Ultrasound was ok but placenta got bursted
User :   Preganancy of 2007 was on medical support. Syphen was given to her and she concived in 3rd cycle after that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was there any anatomic problem like uterine fibrosis following the delivery?
User :   in 2008, lyproscopy was done and it was observed that right side tubes has mingled and that was corrected
Doctor :   Is the semen analysis normal ?
User :   no problem was there
User :   yes Doc semen is OK
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   how is the first child doing ?
User :   HSG was done in 2008 after 4-5 months from lyproscopy and it was also ok
Doctor :   To be frank, even after so many attempts, and failure seems abnormal
Doctor :   if everything was ok, why was IUI & IVF done ?
User :   becaz pregnancy was not getting through and age was going up doctor decided to go for it
Doctor :   ok
User :   when IUI doesnt succeeded, we were left with option of IVF,
User :   2 cycles of IVf was done with good embro but did not succeeded
Doctor :   TO be frank, i think any further attempts, to have a child should not be done based on any further procedures like IVF and IUI
Doctor :   try to achieve pregnancy normally
User :   I could not get it
Doctor :   and dont be discouraged by not having another child
User :   but we tried in normal way also for years together but could not succeed thats why we are unable to undestand what to do now
Doctor :   i meant , dont try hard to get another child as the rate of success will be low considering so many failures even after such procedures
Doctor :   Do you really want to have a child at this stage ?
Doctor :   you are 43 and 37 yrs, old
User :   yes becaz my daughter feels lonely and secondly I am only child of my parent so i dont want my daughter also to suffer the same
Doctor :   oh ok
Doctor :   i understand your situation
User :   i dont know why but i feel whether her Uteras have any problem? how to know this?
Doctor :   but, in that case, i wouls suggest you, to just enjoy with your family, and dont go trying harder
Doctor :   when you may get lucky, and have a child normally
User :   is there any other way to diagnose the problem
Doctor :   when you try harder and fail it leads to stress and discomforet
User :   or find whether there is any problem
Doctor :   the other alternative is ADOPTION
User :   ya
Doctor :   the basic issue is due to age
Doctor :   i would consider hormone def to be the cause of pregnancy failute in the last cases
User :   But medical tech has also improved lot
Doctor :   i understand, but technology has its limitations and may not be useful to all
User :   Doctor, you are from where and what is your specilisation area, I am satisfied chat
Doctor :   Im from bangalore
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