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Contraception and low hemoglobin level before pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   yes
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   I want to consult a sex doctor
User :   hello
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist
User :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Iage 25
User :   occ: Software
User :   loc:mum
User :   married
Doctor :   ok
User :   there is a problem after eating anything I statr coughing for sometime
User :   this is from pasr more than 1 yr
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   more than a year
Doctor :   what kind food makes u cough
User :   not fixed any like chappati, fried thing, sometimes fruits to
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?Any Operations If so why?, please say if there is family history of such problems.
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   no
Doctor :   anytime u have endoscopy or chest done
User :   no
Doctor :   chest xray
User :   no
Doctor :   for ur problem
Doctor :   have u consulted any doctor so far
Doctor :   do u have burning sensation of chest
User :   no
Doctor :   Coughing is usually a reflex response of the body caused by an irritation in the throat or windpipe.
User :   yes
Doctor :   A reflex response means that the body does something automatically, without a person thinking about it. This reflex helps to protect the lungs from bacteria, viruses, dust, and other damaging substances.
User :   yes. and i sometimes vomit also
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Spitting up" or gastroesophageal reflux in may trigger coughing because of small amounts of aspiration of food into the lungs. Wheezing or recurrent pneumonia may be associated with reflux. Gastroesophageal reflux is a very common cause of cough and clues to its presence may include cough after eating, cough when laying flat
Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   yes
Doctor :   to arrive at diagnosis
Doctor :   i need to clinical examine you
Doctor :   and i would suggest u to get these tests done
User :   where is ur clinic
Doctor :   endoscopy and chest xray
Doctor :   we are bangalore based
User :   what is endoscopy
Doctor :   operational in bangalore
Doctor :   as of now
Doctor :   a test that looks at the inside of your digestive system
User :   ok
User :   can u suggest some good doctors in mumbai
Doctor :   we provide online consultation
Doctor :   as of now
Doctor :   we dont offer referral service
User :   ok
User :   one more thing
User :   i recently got married
Doctor :   ok
User :   while using a condom i am not able to penetrate
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have been married
User :   and there is no pleasure
User :   is there any alternative to this
User :   without using a condom.......
User :   also we dont want clild as of now
Doctor :   other forms of contraception isit
User :   8 months
User :   list
User :   yes
User :   my wife haemoglobin is 8
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she can use pill
User :   and we r planning in december
Doctor :   oral contraceptive pill
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i suppose that has a side effect
Doctor :   it is safest
User :   ok
Doctor :   has least side effects
User :   what needs to be checked before planning for a clild
Doctor :   women world wide use this form of contraception
User :   i mean health check
Doctor :   before conceiving
User :   yes
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User :   sorry
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   what needs to be checked before planning for a clild
User :   mean health check before conceiving
Doctor :   check the haemoglobin status of your wife
Doctor :   once again
Doctor :   does your wife
Doctor :   have any other health problems?
User :   her hae is 8
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   when was this done?
User :   last month
Doctor :   ok
User :   around 15 days
Doctor :   is she taking any medications for this?
User :   no she had taken some ovarl
Doctor :   does she have any other health problems ?
User :   and some vitamins tablets
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she over weight?
User :   it was 6 before. after taking this tab its now 8
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   age 24, height 5.3 weight 48
Doctor :   ask her to continue this tablet for 2-3 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and take a healthy diet with more protein
Doctor :   will help with the pregnancy
Doctor :   also ask her to take more green leafy vegetables, dates
User :   but what should be haemoglobin before conceivig sor safety
Doctor :   better be atlest 10 to 12
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   that should be minimum
Doctor :   throughout the pregnancy also
User :   ok
Doctor :   she should continue
Doctor :   taking the tablets
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   doesnt it has side effects
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it is beneficial
Doctor :   i also recommend
User :   overl
User :   ?
Doctor :   1 tab daily
Doctor :   its a GNC PHARMA product
Doctor :   its natural with minimal side effects
User :   can she take it
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   she should throughout her pregnancy
User :   ok
Doctor :   any iron and folic acid comnination
User :   yes
Doctor :   pls confirm your details
User :   done
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
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