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Effects on pregnancy due to i-pill failure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   hello docor,my wife is pregnant, but she had taken i-pill,to prevent conseption
Doctor :   I pill can some times fail.
Doctor :  
These are not comletely fool proof in preventing pregnancy.'
User :   she had last period o 16.10,after we had three times course,twp times she had taken pill on time but third time on 01.11.09,she had taken afterv80 hrs
Doctor :   That might be the problem.
User :   pl suggest whether to continuewith preganancy or abort
Doctor :  
I pill acts only when it is taken before 72 hrs
Doctor :   It does not act when taken after 72 hours.
Doctor :  
You need to decide on that,
Doctor :   They do not cause in complication
User :   bu i need guidence
Doctor :  
in ht pregnancy or the fetus because of the i pill.

Doctor :  
If you are planning to abort you can consult one of the gynaecologist.
Doctor :   Hi..
User :   Hello Doctor,
My wife is pregnant (last had period on 16.10.09), we had intercourse-taken I-pill within 72hrs
2. 25.10.09 again we had course-taken I-pill within72 hrs
3. 01.11.09 we last had course but taken I-pill after 80hrs,

on 9.12.09 we undergone for pregnancy test after having consultation with Gynecologist ,and had ultrasound which was positive.

Now I just wanted your expert advice
1.whether we continue with pregnancy
2.Taking of I-pill has no side effect on development of baby on every aspect.
3. we have one male baby with scissor, and blood group of my wife is AB-, My is O+, Child is A+.
4. If we opt for abortion is medicated abortion is possible
5.If not Pts#4 then how long we can wait for normal abortion

As baby growth is normal as per doctor in last ultrasound, we have no problem to continue with pregnancy(if I-pill does not affect on to growth of baby).

Pl advice with your expert comments soon
Doctor :  
I shall help you in this..
Doctor :  
1 Pregnancy which is a result of i pill does not cause any major adverse effects.
Doctor :  
At the most it results in an ectopic pregnancy in which case it is better to abort..
Doctor :  
This can be confirmed by the scan alone.
Doctor :  
Hope i have cleared you 1st quert.
Doctor :  
Have you followed.
User :   now we do not want to abort if no side effect of having I-pill, on to growth of baby
User :   yes i am following you
Doctor :   Has your wife taken an immunoglobin injection that is given during delivery of your first child?
User :   because of Negative Rh she had injection three time during last baby
Doctor :   Yes then the complication because of the RH negativity will be reduced in this pregnancy...
Doctor :  
So the chances of complications are nil..
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to get a scan on the 4 th week
Doctor :  
If the scan is showing good results and no signs of ectopic pregnancy you can continue with the delivery.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   we had ultra sound on 09.12.09, 7week & 4days till date
Doctor :   Were the reports normal?

User :   yes on first cut as told by Doctor
Doctor :   Then you can continue with the pregnancy..

User :   what is the mean of ectopic pregnancy
Doctor :  
Complications because of the two problems you had mentioned are nil.
Doctor :  
Ectopic pregnancy means the fetus gets attached to other part of the uterus instead of its normal site.
Doctor :  
Usually it has to be attached in the fundus or the body of uterus.
Doctor :  
They maily happen becuase of contraception.
Doctor :  
The chances of this happening is also rare with an i pill.
User :   as per doctor it is on it place
Doctor :  
Then its normal.
User :   what harm I-pill can maximum done
Doctor :   I had mentioned it, the only known complications that is caused is only an ectopic pregnancy and nothing else.
User :   means no poblem for my case
Doctor :   since that has been ruled out, no problem becuase of the i pill..
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   A) If we opt for abortion is medicated abortion is possible
B)If not Pts#4 then how long we can wait for normal abortion
Doctor :  
It is possible..
Doctor :   Abortion is possible upto 18 to 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Doctor :   If you are planning fpr an abortion you can get it done during this time.
User :   Normal or operational
Doctor :  
It can be done by both ways.
Doctor :  
The earlier you do the chances of surgical is less.
User :   if we stay till 18/20 weeks, then can be possible normal abortion
User :   ok
Doctor :  
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But do not wait for more period.
Doctor :  
then the abortion is not a possibility.
User :   what is double layer check
Doctor :   Double layer check is an ultrasound finding.
Doctor :  
It looks at the development of the fetus.
User :   other than ultra sound
User :   are u online
Doctor :   This needs some research since iam not aware of it.
Doctor :  
I shall get back to you through a mail.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   pl mail me on YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Ok.
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Do you have any other query?
User :   when can i expect
Doctor :  
I shall get back to you in 24 hrs time.
User :   at last with having your exp. should we continue with pregnancy
Doctor :  
You can continue with it.
User :   Doctor ,pl also suggest me some check which can help me to judge the health of baby(no problem with money)
User :   thru mail
Doctor :   Fine.
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Please fill the feed back form too.

Doctor :  
May i know in what context was doube layer check mentioned to you?
User :   one doctor suggested us to carry out this check on 11th week
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I shall get back to you with necessary informations.
User :   pl help me for this with your exp thru mail,thanks,good night,OK i had already filled up that
Doctor :  
have you filled the feed back form.
Doctor :  
Sure we shall get back to you.
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