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Trying to conceive, vagina dryness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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User :   Hi I am trying to conceive whenever I have sex with partner my vagina is very dry...can I use any cream to remove dryness without affecting my chances of conceiving
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   You can use water based creams like K Y JELLY
Doctor :   they will not affect your fertility
User :   but somebody told me that it hinder the chances of conceiving
Doctor :   They are freely available in the local pharmacies
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   that is a mis-information
Doctor :   do not give much importance to those
User :   i have been trying to conceive from last 01month but i m not able to...normally how much time does it take to conceive
Doctor :   may i know how long have u been married ?
Doctor :   also can u mention ur age ?
Doctor :   You need to know that the fertile period of ur menstrual cycle is from 10th day to the 18th day
User :   2.5 years but i started trying to conceive since last month
User :   i m 32yrs old
Doctor :   unprotected sex during this period helps to concieve
Doctor :   have u been using any IUDS or oral contraceptives ?
User :   no
Doctor :   so since 2 yrs u have never used any of them ?
User :   no
Doctor :   has ur husband being use any protection like condoms ?
User :   i have thyroid so i was waiting for it to get now that it is normal i have started trying to conceive
Doctor :   Without the use of protection or contraceptives it is unusual for you not to concieve since so long
Doctor :   what do u mean by trying to concieve?
User :   earlier he was using condom but since one month he has stopped using the,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats understood
Doctor :   In case everything is normal , including your menstrual cycles, you may concieve within 2 -3 months provided you have sex during the 12th to 15 th day of ur cycle
Doctor :   have u understood my last statement ?
User :   need a little bit more clarification on that..this month i had periods on wen shud i have sex to get pregnant
Doctor :   the first day of ur period is the first day of your cycle
Doctor :   so add 12 days to it
Doctor :   so have sex from 28th to 31st january
Doctor :   this will help you concieve
Doctor :   are u there ?
Doctor :   have u followed my comments ?
User :   yea
User :   just wondering any other things that i need to know or do for enhancing the chances of conceiving
Doctor :   nothing much
Doctor :   the science for conception is not that complicated as that couples think it is
Doctor :   the more u stress about it the more complicated it gets
Doctor :   just relax and try to enjoy urself and the rest will follow
User :   any other thing that my husband should use or take
Doctor :   no need for anything else
Doctor :   just be confident and do not bother much about things that u need to do and not to do
Doctor :   too much stress and pressure to get pregnant may cause stress and more issues in case it gets delayed
User :   so as per you using ky jelly is safe and will not kill sperms when used during sex
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that is sure
Doctor :   KY Jelly is water based and does not contain any spermicide
Doctor :   i hope you have understood my advice
User :   ok thanks so much for your help...u have been of great help...
Doctor :   please leave your feedback as u log out
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye for now

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