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Trying for baby. Ultrasound showed thick lining. Will that cause problems in conceiving? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:I am fine
Doctor:How can I help
User:Thank you
User:Its a fertility question i have fr u
Doctor:go ahead
User:i am married since last 10 months
User:Trying for a baby since last two months
User:in the sonography it says i hv a thick lining
User:on the utrus
Doctor:I have a few questions XXXXXX
User:last time it was 87mm
Doctor:First, are your cycles regular
User:Sorry it was 8 mm
User:Yes almost
Doctor:what is the duration
User:bt last month it was abt 9 days late
User:It bleeds fr abt 3 days
Doctor:and after how many days do you get your period
User:its regular 28 days cycle
User:some times it gets delayaed
User:like last time
Doctor:when did you get the sonography done
User:21 August
Doctor:when did you have your period before that?
User:sorry sonography was done on 25 August
User:and periods started on 21 aug
Doctor:do you have the sonography report?
User:No they dint gv any
User:bt the doc said it was 8mm
Doctor:thats definitely a thickened endometrium
Doctor:but it can be due to several reasons
User:will that cause problems in conceiving?
Doctor:'it can be a fibroid, andenomysosis, endometriosis
Doctor:that will depend on the cause XXXXXX
Doctor:I am very surprised they didnt give you the report
User:She said its normal
Doctor:a thickened lining is definitely not normal
Doctor:it can be due to anovulatory cycles also
Doctor:where are you based XXXXXX
Doctor:2-3 things you need to do
Doctor:first, keep a log of your dates
User:all right
Doctor:so we'll know how frequently your cycles are irregular
Doctor:I want a repeat ultrasound say on day 10-12 of the cycle
Doctor:day 1 being the day bleeding starts
Doctor:third, you need to have unprotected sexual intercourse on day 10-18 of the cycle
Doctor:preferably every day
Doctor:if not every day, atleast every alternate day
User:Yes dats wat we were adviced
Doctor:this is the time when ovulation takes place
Doctor:and dont use any jelly or anything
Doctor:it kills the sperms
Doctor:also, stress levels need to be controlled
User:I will take carew
Doctor:do meditation or pranayams
Doctor:also some exercise and a healthy diet
User:i am taking folic acid
Doctor:how old are you
Doctor:yes, continue taking that
User:27 years
User:my husband is 29
Doctor:then please do this and get a repeat ultrasound done
Doctor:the age is not a problem then
User:Very few doc gv report for ultrasound
Doctor:its your right
User:i did ask for the report
Doctor:do you have a apollo clinic or something there
User:not sure
User:So the thick utrus can be treated ?
Doctor:but we need to know the cause
User:m very worried abt this
Doctor:if its anovulation
Doctor:we'll give you hormones
Doctor:dont worry
User:ok i will be visiting my gynec this month end
Doctor:since your cycles are ok
User:will get the report
Doctor:its not something you need to be worried about
User:Ya the cycles are ok ,bleeding is normal
Doctor:it will be fine XXXXXX
User:Great :)
User:Thank so much for the encouragement
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with
User:will i be able to chat wid you next time i come online ?
Doctor:You can always ask for me
Doctor:they'll tell you when I'll be online
User:Great , once i get my repor i will contact u
Doctor:Generally, I'll be available
Doctor:in the evenings
Doctor:say after 5:30
User:Thanks alot for ur advice
User:Have a good evening
Doctor:you too
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