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What can I get copper T after a c-section delivery? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jan-2014
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User:hi doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hello sir
User:my wife underwent c-section on 30-sep-2013
User:i would like to know when to go for copper-t for her
Doctor:You can go for Copper-T insertion at 3 months
Doctor:is she getting her periods already?
User:after 3 months (or) any time in the 3rd month
User:she hasn't got any till now
Doctor:you can go for Copper-T in the month after she gets her period
Doctor:you can wait till then
Doctor:otherwise any time in the 3rd month is also fine
User:immediately after day of period or do we need to wait for 2 or 3 days after that
Doctor:You can wait till 5 to 6 days after the period
User:if she does not get period for 4 or 5 months, then?
Doctor:Then it is not that much of a problem
Doctor:sorry for the delay
Doctor:got busy
Doctor:Not getting periods means she can not conceive
Doctor:it is called lactational amenorrhea
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Doctor:Hello Mr. XXXXXXX
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Doctor:Looks like you have moved out of the chat window
User:i thought u have left
Doctor:I got busy
User:no prob
Doctor:Even if your wife doesn't get periods for 4 to 5 months, it is not a problem
Doctor:you can go for Copper-T after she gets her periods
User:now it is 2 months and 20 days after c-section
Doctor:otherwise, as I said earlier, just to be on the safer side, you can get copper-T inserted in the third month
User:we will wait till period date
Doctor:you can wait
Doctor:there is no problem with that
User:would't it be painful when she is not on period
User:and inserting copper-t
Doctor:Uterus does not have any pain receptors
User:so for inserting copper-t we don't need gto wait for period . is that correct?
Doctor:so, the copper-T insertion will not be that painful if done properly
Doctor:yes, that is correct
Doctor:you don't need to wait for the periods
User:ok thanks doctor for the answers
Doctor:you are welcome
User:u have a good night
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