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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :Hi
User :   My wife is 29. Her total cholesterol is 240. Is it ok for her to be pregnant now or it preferred to reduce the cholesterol first and then plan for baby?
Doctor :   when did you get the cholesterol test done and may i know the reason for the same
User :   it was done 2 months back
User :   no reason she was just doubtful about her cholesterol coontent
Doctor :   Is she over weight ?
User :   no...
Doctor :   I do not see a need to worry ,
User :   ok... thanks
Doctor :   the cholesterol values are variable with the type of diet consumed in recent
User :   ok
Doctor :   So she can go for a baby without any hassale,
User :   and is there any problem in getting pregnant after 30
Doctor :   No always , but Yes
Doctor :   more the age more the chances of miscarriage , and fetal anamolies
User :   now she is 29 yrs and 4 months..if she plans at the age of 30 yrs and 1 month or so...
User :   should it make any difference
Doctor :   no ,
User :   ok
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   its a clear demarked 30 years
Doctor :   ther is a considerable stretchin
Doctor :   she can plan without fear
User :   u mean she can plan at age of 30 yrs and 1-2 months without fear?
Doctor :   yes,
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Kindly provide your feedback
User :   thanks for your help
User :   sure
Doctor :   Wish all good health to you and your wife
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   thanks
User :   by
User :   bye
Doctor :   Take care
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