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Chances of conceiving while suffering from tuberculosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   my wife is undergoing treatment for tuberculosis... does the medication involved reduce chanes for conceiving?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   snce when is she taking the medications
User :   its 7th month now
User :   we got married 6 mnths bak
Doctor :   it is better that she delays the pregnancy while being on the medications
Doctor :   and be on birth control measures
Doctor :   and plan for pregnancy after 1 month of completion of treatment
User :   but in any case she has not been able to conceive... we hav not used any protection either
Doctor :   as the drus used in the ATT can be a potential risk to baby and its normal development.
Doctor :   *grugs
Doctor :   Drugs
User :   but wat cud b the reason y she has not conceived?
User :   cud it b due to the medication she is using?
Doctor :   was ultrasound pelvis and hormonal analysis done for her?
Doctor :   is your semen analysis done?
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