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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   i have some query.. before that can i know your good name plz..
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   ok
User :   i am getting married in next month.. her age is 22 and my age is 29 and we are not interested in child now for atleast three years bcz she wanted to study..
User :   can i use pills to avoid child..
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   You can plan your family by various family planning methods.
User :   will it be problem for her.. to get another child.
Doctor :   The best, most used method and the effective is by use of birth control pills.
User :   if i use pills bcz allopathy tablets will have some side effects.. i guess
Doctor :   These pills need to be taken regularly without fail to be really effective.
Doctor :   And yes, they have side effects.
Doctor :   Other alternative form of family planning method is
Doctor :   using intradermal implants.
User :   what?
User :   sorry..i am not understanding.
Doctor :   I shall put it across in simple terms to you.
Doctor :   There are various methods of family planning. I shall explain one by one to you.
Doctor :   1. Calender method -
User :   ok
Doctor :   In this method, if your partner periods are regular, avoid sexual intercourse during the most fertile time of the period.
Doctor :   This is usually during mid cycle period.
User :   ok i got it..
Doctor :   the chances of pregnancy are very less, if sexual intercourse is few days before, after periods and during the periods.
Doctor :   2. Withdrawl method -
Doctor :   In this method, during the intercourse, you withdraw from your partner,
Doctor :   just before you get the urge to ejaculate.
User :   ok
Doctor :   These 2 methods, do not have side effects,
Doctor :   but they are not as reliable.
Doctor :   Hence the chances of pregnancy is high with these 2 methods
Doctor :   3. Barrier method.
Doctor :   In this method, barriers such as condom - both male and female condom are used.
Doctor :   This method is usually effective provided, there is no condom burst, condom slippage.
Doctor :   There are no side effects again.
User :   ok
Doctor :   but if you are not sure whether there was a condom burst or slippage, pregnancy could happen.
Doctor :   4. Copper T
Doctor :   In this method a foreign body which is in the shape of a small T is inserted
Doctor :   Copper T are available as plain T or medicated ones.
Doctor :   This is much more effective in preventing pregnancy, but not the best.
Doctor :   Apart from this some side effects such as trauma, pain, infection, misplacement of the T can happen.
Doctor :   This can effect both the chances of pregnancy ,
User :   ok
Doctor :   and some complications may need medical/surgical treatment.
Doctor :   5. Oral pills
Doctor :   This method is the most practiced method.
Doctor :   2 forms of pills(containing different medication) are available.
Doctor :   These methods are the most videly used one.
Doctor :   And have success rate of more than 80% in preventing pregnancy.
User :   ok
Doctor :   But the pills may have to be taken every day.
Doctor :   They can cause some side effects.
Doctor :   Such side effects are reported in about 10 to 20% people who are on the pills.
User :   if i want to use pills one time. then what pills i can use..
Doctor :   As I said, pills are available as 2 types - regular oral contraceptive pills and progesterone only pills.
Doctor :   These are prescription medications
Doctor :   and as there are chances of side effects happening,
User :   i am not interested to take pills everyday. can i use single time pills at only one time..
Doctor :   the medications can be prescribed by a gynecologist who will be following her up regularly.
Doctor :   This is to make sure, side effects don't happen
Doctor :   and if at all side effects happen, treatment can be done early.
Doctor :   Like you, many other people also don't wish to take pills every day.
Doctor :   Because of this another form of treatment was designed.
Doctor :   This is referred to as intradermal implants.
User :   could you please suggest what pills i can use?
Doctor :   In this method, a small implant/or a small dose of injection is administered under the skin.
Doctor :   Depending on the type of injection /implant, the effects of these can last for a week to few years.
Doctor :   If your partner wishes to conceive in between, these implants can be removed, and pregnancy can be planned.
Doctor :   If you want to prolong the family planning after the expiry of the implants, another shot/implant can be placed.
Doctor :   These are the forms of family planning which are available.
User :   ok thanks.. will you able to suggest any pills to me?
Doctor :   You can choose any of the family planning methods based on your convenience.
Doctor :   I can suggest you the birth control pills or the intradermal shots/implants online, as I haven't physically examined your partner and cannot be able to monitor her during the use of the pills.
Doctor :   You will need to see a doctor - General practitioner or a gynecologist who will be able to help you in prescribing the medications to you.
User :   ok doctor.. thanks for your informations.. i will check with the gynecologist...
Doctor :   If you don't want to use pills, have a very good chance of preventing pregnancy,
Doctor :   then I would suggest you to opt for the barrier method of family planning.
User :   what?
Doctor :   I mean the condoms,
User :   ok
Doctor :   and use emergency contraceptive pills such as I pill when ever you feel doubtful.
Doctor :   This is my suggestion alone.
User :   ok doctor..
Doctor :   You can discuss with your partner regarding her comfort and convenience and opt for the best family planning method.
Doctor :   Hope it is clear to you.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes thank you so much..
User :   no
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
User :   thanks.. bye..
Doctor :   bye.
Doctor :   Have a great day.
User :   wish you the same..bye
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