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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good afternoon.
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Good afternoon
Doctor :   Good afterno
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   need a suggestion
User :   i got married 3 years ago
Doctor :   Proceed with your query?
Doctor :   I shall help you as best as I can.
User :   we are looking for children
User :   we had got test done
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my gynacologist said there is not problem
User :   and we can keep trying
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but not sure why it is taking long time
User :   we had undergone tests as mentioned by doctor
Doctor :   How long have you been married?
User :   it will be 3 years this may1st
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know if your partner has regular periods?
User :   yes she has 24 days cycle
User :   on 25th day she has the cycle starting
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you got sperm analysis done?
User :   yes
User :   Harmone analysis report Serum LH 4.1mIU/ml
User :   follicular stimulating hormone 5.2 mIU/ml
User :   serum prolactin 26.1
User :   testosterone-free 3.9
User :   testosterone-total 2.6 mg/ml
User :   physical examination color opaque white, volume 2.5 ML,viscocity normal, reaction alkaline
User :   microscopic examination Active Motlility 30%, sluggishly motile 40%, Non motile 30%, total sperm count 12 mill, sperm morphology Normal Forms, abnormal forms nil,pus cells 4-6
User :   my age is 31
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this are the results
User :   he said little variation in testosterone but it is not a problem
User :   and had prescribed promactil tab
Doctor :   Normal hormone values some factors.
Doctor :   They include, the time when the test were done,
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the day of menstruation among your partner.
Doctor :   The medications given to you are good, you need to continue with those medications.
Doctor :   In addition, you will need to increase the sexual intercourse during the time of your partners day of ovulation.
Doctor :   The day of ovulation is determined by various methods.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Based on broad calculations, the day falls a fortnight before periods occur.
Doctor :   So if your partner is having her periods regularly, you can detect 14 days plus or minus 2 days.
Doctor :   Those days are her ovulation days.
User :   ok
Doctor :   And they are also regular.
Doctor :   Increase the frequency of sexual intercourse during those days.
User :   ok
User :   are my test results ok
User :   and should i continue using promactil
Doctor :   Your semen analysis is normal.
Doctor :   Normal testosterone value ranges vary among labs.
Doctor :   Some labs consider values of above 2.4 as normal, while some consider values at 3 as normal
User :   ok
Doctor :   So, I agree with your doctor, that the values you have are normal.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Promactil which is an antipsychotic drug have been used for patients suffering from Low testosterone levels.
Doctor :   You can continue to use them as suggested by your doctor.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can discuss with her gynecologist.
Doctor :   Follicular study which is basically
Doctor :   ultrasound scans done during days of menstruation.
User :   ok
Doctor :   They will help in predicting, if your partner is ovulating well and also will let you know the day of ovulation exactly.
Doctor :   Sexual intercourse during the time of ovulation is most fruitful.
User :   ok
Doctor :   From the reports that you have suggested, I do not foresee any serious problem preventing pregnancy.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Follicular studies will aid you in increasing the chances of pregnancy.
User :   my doctor suggested tabs for 30 days
User :   can i continue it
Doctor :   The medications can produce side effects, hence it is recommended that you use them as suggested.
User :   ok
User :   once again i will visit my gynacologist
Doctor :   get back to your doctor, if your doctor finds no major effects due to pills, he may recommend you to take those pills for few more days.
Doctor :   Having said that, stress and worry, lack of proper nutrition can also impair chances of pregnancy.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no many thanks for suggesting me
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   thanks bye
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