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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am planning baby right for 2 years. And it doesnt happen. also my menstrual cycle is not stable. I need help? What should I do?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   have u done any tests ?
User :   yes i did
User :   hormone tests
Doctor :   may i know the results ?
User :   do you need exact results
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that will help me more
Doctor :   even if u let me know if they are normal and what tests were done, it will suffice
User :   15.10.10: estradiol 10.3, prolactin 17.15, folicular hormone is 8.2 it was 8th day of menstrual cycle
User :   Then i was taking dostinex tablets do you?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know why u had this pill ?
User :   prolaktin was a bit high
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was any ultrasound test done ?
User :   that s why i am still taking thise pills
User :   yes
User :   size is a bit small
User :   but sometimes it is normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually after taking those pill hormones results were better
Doctor :   what do u mean by size ?
User :   but still my menstrual cycle is not stable
Doctor :   size of what exactly ?
User :   size of uterus
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   now can u tell me if u have ur periods regularly ?
User :   not really
Doctor :   When was the last LMP ?
User :   16 dec
Doctor :   and how often do u have them ?
User :   every 40 - 45 days sometimes 30 - 35 days
User :   every month different
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   first and foremost to have pregnancy, u need to have regularity of your peiods
Doctor :   you need medications to make the periods regular
Doctor :   once the periods are regularised, then you can have conception normally
Doctor :   were there any cysts in the ovary, on the USg ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   you mean , there were cysts in the ovary
User :   yes
Doctor :   In that case, the condition you have is PCOD, polycystic ovarian disease
User :   but they were gone in the next cycle
User :   i didnt have them in the next cycle
Doctor :   are u sure, that the Ultrasound mentions cysts in the ovaries ?
User :   yes
User :   baecause doctor said to come next time to see if i wil still have cyst
Doctor :   oh , ok
Doctor :   in that case, if the cysts have reduced its fine
User :   and when i came i hade nothing
Doctor :   your doctor will be putting you on, medications to regularise your periods
User :   does infection affect on having pregnancy
Doctor :   once that occurs he will give you fertility increasing meds, to increase ovulation
Doctor :   at this time you will be able to have proper conception
Doctor :   but u need to be patient
Doctor :   this may take about 4 -6 months on an average
User :   in 2003 i had hlamidya 2 times
User :   but i had medicines
Doctor :   if infection is treated, it does not affect anything
User :   i am affraid that my pipes might be blocked?
User :   even that i had it for 6 or 8 month not treated?
Doctor :   blocked pipes can be seen in a ultrasound
User :   3d ultrasound?
Doctor :   in case it was not treated for a very long time, it may have caused some inflammation that could have been visible on the ultrasond
Doctor :   you might consider getting an hysterosalpingogram to check for patency of the tubes , if you feel that they are blocked
Doctor :   this will remove all the doubts
User :   by ultrasound you mean laparoscopya?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   sonogram is ultrasound
Doctor :   laparoscopy is invasive
User :   oh ok
User :   i ll check
User :   very long time you menay 1 year and above
Doctor :   i dint get your last comment
User :   not treating infection for very long time is 1 year and above or 6-8 months?
Doctor :   have ur doubts been cleared ?
Doctor :   To explain and clarify your doubts more time may be needed ,please recharge, so that your problem can be solved
Doctor :   are u there ?
Doctor :   that is fine
User :   yes
Doctor :   that does not matter now
User :   why?
Doctor :   the only thing u need is medications to correct your periods
Doctor :   the periods have to become normalised to once in 28 - 30 days
User :   can reccomend any?
Doctor :   I AM sorry as prescriptions cannot be given online as that is considered illegal
Doctor :   You might need to see a gynaecologist who is treating you, for the prescriptions
Doctor :   once the periods become normalised, she will initiate ovulation inducing medications
Doctor :   these will help you to achive conception and have kids
Doctor :   i hope i have answered your questions
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