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Pregnancy in thyriod patients - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you ?
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   iam confused if iam pregnant
User :   or not
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   need ur help
User :   i had my last period on 17th feb
User :   and since last year iam irregular with my periods
Doctor :   Ok
User :   iam 33year old
User :   married
User :   and i have thyroid for last 4 years
User :   iam taking thyronorm 75 mcg regularly
User :   and this jan when i did the test my thyroid was normal
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   and my gyn checked for so hormonal test, to see why iam irregular with my periods
User :   after that she said every thing is normal
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and this time i have missed my period
Doctor :   Ok
User :   apart from that iam going thru few symptoms
User :   want check with you
User :   iam feeling pukish, and some time dizziness
User :   pain in my breast
User :   have back ache
User :   thired feeling
User :   slight pain in my lower abdomen
User :   pain in abdomen is not continuous but comes and goes
Doctor :   Ok.
Have you been regularly missing your periods since last 4 years?
User :   no
User :   not last four year
User :   only last year
User :   its bit irregular
Doctor :   Have you missed anytime in the past ?
User :   last december
User :   and prior to that in july
Doctor :   Are you trying to conseive for the first time ?
User :   before that last dec-2009 and jan 2010
User :   yes
User :   iam just having vomiting sensation
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   some time heart burns
User :   iam taking gastritis medicine PAN-D
Doctor :   Ok.
Please follow the steps that I advise you : User :   ok
User :   and also head aches which has become frequent since last week
Doctor :   1. Please do a urine strip test for pregnancy on 23rd march , i.e day after tomorrow morning in the early stream of urine & on
Doctor :   2. 25th March , early morning stream of urine.
Doctor :   If these two are positive , then it is pregnancy positive
Doctor :   if not it is negative.
User :   if one is positive
Doctor :   3. If it is negative, I would advise you to discuss with your gynecologist about IUI/IVF.
User :   is it possible the some time home pregnancy kit could show negative even it its positive
User :   i have heard of it
Doctor :   4.If one is positive , please get a confirmation done by S.HCG test.
Doctor :   Please adopt to IUI, as you are already 33 and after 35 the risk is high.
Doctor :   Has your gynecologist not advised you on that ?
User :   no
User :   what is that IUI/IVF
User :   as my husbands resides inUAE
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   most of the time i visit him or he comes here
User :   last i visited him in feb
User :   and march
Doctor :   It is artificial fertilisation where they fertilise your egg with his sperms and then they put the fertilised zygote in your placenta.
Doctor :   This would be very helpful to you.
Doctor :   Please take a proper advise from a better gynecologist who is expert on IUI.
User :   i usually visit Dr XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX from Mallya hospital
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Just ask her about this.
Doctor :   And take her opinion and you can visit a fertlity center to get pregnant.
Doctor :   Has your husband's semen test also has been done ?
User :   but my husband is not in india
Doctor :   Is he fine ?
User :   never done that
Doctor :   Please do get that done too,
Doctor :   he can have some underlying problem which the doctor might be thinking is because of you .
Doctor :   I would suggest that you both go to a fertlity center together.
User :   ok
User :   and incase if i plan for IUI/IVF what will be the cost
Doctor :   You have that even in Dubai, Sharjah, Abhu dhabhi
Doctor :   if not in India
Doctor :   In India it would cost for each cycle, Rs. 60,000 to 1..5 lakhs depends on the hospital, machinery, how modern their systems are.
User :   ok
User :   but last time when i did all the necessary checks my gyn said i have no issues in conceiving
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   So now, it is doubly necessary that bot for sure must visit a fertlity center to test both of you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hope you have followed?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have anything else I can help you with ?
User :   no
User :   thank you
Doctor :   I suppose I have elaborated on all aspects.
Doctor :   Thank you for ocnsulting me
User :   yes
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   bye fo rnow
Doctor :   all the best.
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