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Pecautions to be taken my male counterpart for healthy conception - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i hav some doubt with pregnancy
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   go ahead with ur query
User :   like is ter any harm for intercourse or rather the baby if we are takeing any medicines ither the male or female
Doctor :   i didnt get u
Doctor :   u like to say when ur trying to conceive isit
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   before conceiving like at the time of intercourse
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The following medications have been known to impact male fertility:
Doctor :   Tagamet (cimetidine), sulfasalazine, or nitrofurantoin are used to treat ulcers, gastrointestinal problems, and urinary tract infections. These medications may impact sperm production and sperm count.
Doctor :   Steroids, such as prednisone and cortisone, which are used to treat asthma, arthritis and skin conditions, impact male fertility
Doctor :   Chemotherapy and radiation could cause sterility or a significant change in sperm quality and quantity
Doctor :   for ur guy
Doctor :   if he is taking any of these medicine
User :   noo he was taking painkillers (idon`t remember the medicine) for toothache
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   that won`t be affecting the baby rite doctor
User :   ??
Doctor :   no if he is taking
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   r u there
User :   nd wat all precaution i shud take b4 concieving
User :   yes
User :   i am having folic acid and iron tablets for last few months
Doctor :   thats good
User :   anything else i shud take care of??
Doctor :   there is no other precautions
User :   nd wat will be my approximate ovulation date if my mensus start last time on 20th apr
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if have normal 28days
Doctor :   menstrual cycle
User :   yes
User :   almost
Doctor :   then first day of
Doctor :   menstraul cycle
Doctor :   i mean bleeding as first day
Doctor :   14th day is the time of ovualation
User :   so tat will giv more chances for convieving rite??
Doctor :   yep
User :   i mean conieving
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
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User :   done
Doctor :   thankx for consulting healthcaremagic
Doctor :   bye for now
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User :   bye take care hav a nice day bey
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