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Irregular periods, lynoral 0.1mg and regestrone resp, chances of pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   How can i help you today ?
User :   i have been having irregular periods
User :   hence i have been consulting a gynac
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age, weight , height ? and how long have u had this issue ?
User :   he has given me lynoral 0.1mg and regestrone resp 2 tablets in a day for 10 days each
User :   from my 4th day onwards
Doctor :   that is a therapy so that your periods can be regularised and is a good regimen
User :   ht 5'5, wt 70, always but around 35 day cycle... but oflate its eratic
Doctor :   ok
User :   my question is that if i have unprotcted sex while consuming these medicines can iget pregnant
Doctor :   no the chances are less
User :   tjis is the 3rd cycle for these medicines
Doctor :   the medications given are like oral contraceptives and they prevent ovulation
User :   are these harmful
Doctor :   hence the chances of pregnancy are nil , as there is no ovulation
Doctor :   no
User :   we are trying for a baby.... what should be the next course of action
Doctor :   these medications are the most commonly used by billions of women around the world for contraception
User :   o
Doctor :   after a few months of therapy, your cycles will become regular
Doctor :   then your doctor will stop the above medications
Doctor :   and then start on medicines that increase the ovulation
User :   the doc has told me 3 cycles and then will change the med
Doctor :   once they are started, the chances of pregnancy increases
Doctor :   that is what i have mentioned above
User :   hence this was last cycle
Doctor :   so after this cycle, he will be starting a medication called clomiphene
Doctor :   that will increase the amount of ovulation
Doctor :   and then you will concieve normally
User :   and then
User :   how long does it take
Doctor :   you may concieve , within a month or the next
User :   ok... are there any particular days to have
Doctor :   yes
User :   how will the doctor determine that
User :   does my husband need to go for a sperm count test
Doctor :   sex from day 10 to day 20 of your cycle will help to concieve
User :   everyday or alternate
Doctor :   Yes getting a semen analysis, will rule out any other factors that can cause delayed conception
Doctor :   alternate is better as the semen count will be better
User :   what is the test called .. where can it be done
Doctor :   if u still have a 35 day cycle of periods , then days 13-20 are the best days , for conception to occur
User :   for how many days does clomophine need to be consumed
Doctor :   the test is called a semen analysis it self
Doctor :   it can be done at any major lab, like lal path labs or srl ranbaxy
User :   can the test be performe in a normal pathology
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   clomiphene is usually taken for a week, from the 5th day of the cycle
Doctor :   your doctor will explain it better , so u need not hurry
User :   i should get my periods in the next 2 days.... and by then il get the sperm test done
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   please give 3-4 days rest and lack of any form of sexual activity, so that the counts to be correct
User :   ok
Doctor :   if done the next day after sex, then the chances to have abnormal results will be more
User :   oh
Doctor :   he can do the test, before the 10th day of the cycle , so you have plenty of time
Doctor :   the results usually come in within 2-3 days
User :   but its safe right.... to have these med to get pregnant...
Doctor :   yes they are very safe
User :   is it that there is a chance of c section ..... more ovulation can it means possibility of twins
Doctor :   there are many couples that have kids via these medicines
Doctor :   most allopathic medications are based on human body hormones , that help to achieve proper function of the body, in cases of abnormal conditions
Doctor :   yes, the chances of having twins are more, with use of clomiphene
Doctor :   but if you are lucky and more eggs are fertilised, then, if u choose, your doctor can stop the growth of the extra eggs
Doctor :   and hence prevent multiple births
Doctor :   but usually such occurances are probable only in 1 case out of 10
User :   ok
Doctor :   so you can relax
User :   my utreus size 4.43.... is that fine
Doctor :   yes , that is ok
Doctor :   the uterus can increase 10 times its size, so do not worry about it
Doctor :   i mean during pregnancy
User :   the sonography report says that utreus is anteverted and anteflexed
Doctor :   that is ok,
User :   endomerium is thin and indistinct measures 4mm
Doctor :   the problem arises when it is retroverted
User :   what does all this mean
Doctor :   it means that it is normal
Doctor :   what does the end of the report say ? (Impresssion ) ?
User :   no folliciles on either side
User :   hypoplastic utreus
Doctor :   please read the impression given at the end of the report ?
Doctor :   when was the ultrasound done ?
User :   1st week jan
User :   before i started the medication
Doctor :   so you can repeat the ultrasound to see that the uterus has become normal
User :   is it a problem in this report
Doctor :   hypoplastic uterus, is a normal finding when the ultrasound is done during irregular periods
Doctor :   its not a major finding to worry about, and it is a common finding in most cases
User :   can i become pregnant?.... we need to concieve by this yr....
Doctor :   have you seen any improvement in pattern of your periods ?
User :   28 days cycle for the last 3 months
User :   this is the 3rd
Doctor :   in that case, you will concieve normally
Doctor :   and you will soon concieve once the clomiphene is initiated .
User :   thank you dr... that definately makes me feel better....
Doctor :   you are most welcome
User :   i had also taken an hormal test
User :   would you want to know the readings
Doctor :   yes please
User :   t3 clia 115.68
User :   t4 7.80
User :   tsh 1.36
User :   follide stimulating hormone 5.50
Doctor :   they are the thyroid function tests and are within normal limits
User :   lh 18.90
User :   prolactin 9.06
Doctor :   They are also within good limits
Doctor :   the best indicator of your condition is the periodicity in your cycles
User :   which means no issue on this front as well
Doctor :   if they are normal, then the chances of conception are normal
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   there are no issues in this front
Doctor :   hence you will concieve normally
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   please log in if u have any other query
Doctor :   bye for now
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