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Chances of pregnancy after TURP procedure of partner - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Is it possible to fall pregnant after a turp procedure
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   I am sorry , TURP is for males
Doctor :   are you asking about male fertility ?
Doctor :   male fertility post turp ?
User :   No my partner had a turp ,will I be able to fall pregnanr
Doctor :   yes, you will be able to get pregnant
Doctor :   only the chances may be slight towards lower side
Doctor :   and that is because , the prostate secretes the nutritious secretion to the sperms called semen
User :   What would be an acceptable time period to try before going an ivf way
Doctor :   since the quantity of the semen decreases a little hinderence to the sperm count can beted expec
Doctor :   IVF , is a planned procedure
User :   Is there any other way to increase the chances of falling pregnant
Doctor :   the fertilized zygote will be transferred to the uterus when its favorable , that is when the endometrial thickness is good
Doctor :   yes, by concentrating technique and artificial insemination of the husband sperm
User :   What is a concentrating technique
Doctor :   its where the husbands semen is concentrated , the fluid in it removed making the sperm count good , i mean good number /ml
Doctor :   this is done by centrifugation
Doctor :   by a machine
User :   Ok thank you , any idea as to how many people fall, pregnant without these interventions following a pRtner who has had turp
Doctor :   the chances of pregnancy can reduce by about roughly 20 % post turp in the partner
Doctor :   not a serious thing to be worried about
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