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Pre-pregnancy Planning

If a person is planning to conceive, they should focus on pre-pregnancy health care and planning. These are factors that increase the chance of having a healthy baby. These include visiting a doctor, keeping other health conditions under control, healthy lifestyle changes, and taking supplements and vaccinations that ensure a healthy pregnancy.

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I am planning for a second baby but I have noticed a significant decrease in my interest in sex lately. How to improve my libido?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old male who is planning for a second baby. However, I have noticed a significant decrease in my interest in sex lately. I find myself lacking the desire for sex and not feeling attracted to my partner. I believe I may be experiencing low libido. I would appreciate some...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran. S. R.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern regarding low libido and the potential reasons behind it. Several factors can contribute to low libido, and it is important to consider them for diagnosis and treatment. Here are some possible causes: Infections: ...  Read Full »

We are planning to have a baby, but I was consuming Finax 1 mg nine months back, and I am currently on Betnesol forte. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26-year-old male. I was consuming Finax 1 mg for the past nine months, I just stopped it a month back. I am consuming Betnesol forte as well and I am still continuing with it. I and my wife are planning to have a baby, so I have some questions.Is it the right time to plan a baby ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. These medications can be harmful only if your wife is having them. Baby is exposed to these medicines when in mother's womb, as it gets the blood flow from mother. But if the father takes it, it stays there, the baby is ...  Read Full »

I am planning for a pregnancy after a miscarriage. What do my attached reports suggest?

Query: Hello doctor,I am planning for a pregnancy after a miscarriage. Please review my attached reports.Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello,Welcome to you for your query.I understand your concern. The cytomegalovirus titers show past infection, which is probably the reason for the miscarriage. The rubella titers for the current infection are borderline. Have you had a recent fever or rash or come in contact with ...  Read Full »

I am planning to conceive, but my FSH levels are elevated. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My FSH level was elevated at 12.5 mIU/mL. I have also been taking antidepressants for the past two months. And I was also on tablet Clarithromycin and Amoxicillin last month for helicobacter pylori infection. So is it the cause of the elevated levels of FSH? Also, I have been trying to co...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. FSH above ten is normally considered high, but have you tested it on the second day of the menstrual cycle? Have you undergone an anti-mullerian hormone test? It gives you the exact level of ovarian reserves. You can...  Read Full »

Should I discontinue the tablet Dronis if I want to conceive?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married six years ago. I conceived 11 months after my marriage. However, I had a miscarriage. Since then, my periods have been irregular. My doctor suggested I use the tablet Dronis. I have read on the internet that the tablet Dronis stops ovulation. I do not have any thyroid co...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Tablet Dronis (Ethinyl Estradiol and Drospirenone) is an oral contraceptive pill that inhibits ovulation. It is also given for pain management during menstruation, premenstrual syndrome, and menstrual irregularities. I suggest you stop tak...  Read Full »

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