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Microdeletion chromosome and embryo implantation
Anne30sFemale
Does sperm with microdeletion chromosome affects embryo implantation?
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If you have microdeletion of the sperm, your embryo may not be a healthy one, and that's why you don't get the implant. We see a lot of embryos with aneuploidy, and usually, they don't get implanted. Those embryos with good embryos with normal chromosomes, usu...

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09 Dec 2022
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Normal level of testosterone in woman
Sherine30sFemale
Is it normal if testosterone is 1.53nmol/l? Does increased testosterone will be PCOS?
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Not really. PCOS is a very loose term. High testosterone in PCOS does not mean that they are cannot get pregnant, as there are many who still can get pregnant. PCOS tends to get more testosterones, which is normal. If asked 1.53nmol/l is normal, it depends...

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08 Dec 2022
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When to stop taking Q10, before or after pregnant?
Avena30sFemale
I am now awaiting embryo transfer . When should I stop taking Q10? Should I stop now or after I get pregnant?
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I don't think CoQ10 helps. If you want to stop means you can stop now.

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06 Dec 2022
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Egg Quality for PCOS Patient
Claire30sFemale
PCOS patients have many eggs, but is the quality of eggs are also good?
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There is a whole idea about PCOS patients having abnormal or low-quality eggs. That is most likely to be related to the disease's process that they have high androgen and insulin resistance, basically an endocrine problem. Nevertheless, even if you have ma...

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05 Dec 2022
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Blocked Fallopian Transfer
Penny Lim30sFemale
I am pregnant with my second child. I am 6 weeks into my pregnancy. Last week, my doctor found out that one of my fallopian tubes is blocked and there is hydros...
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Regarding hydrosalpinx here. Hydrosalpinx is the fluid in the fallopian tubes if it checks down your womb lining. It will disrupt the growth of the embryo and the baby. I meant it will disrupt the embryo which should be transferred to your womb. So the pregnan...

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02 Dec 2022
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Should we go for IVF?
Mrs Lee30sFemale
I'm 36 (husband is 37). I have been married for 8 years but still couldn't get pregnant. My husband and I are going for IUI treatment. Is there anythi...
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So first the IUI success rate is between 10-20% every time you try. Your age group and IVF success rate in another hand can go up to 60% ++ In an IUI, there are a few pre-requisites. You must do a fallopian tube test. If your fallopian tubes are not blocked...

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30 Nov 2022
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Gluten Free diet
Yessi30sFemale
Hello, Doctor.. Do the PCOS women have to take a gluten-free diet? Thankyou
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PCOS women do not have gluten intolerance per day but gluten can cause inflammation and so reducing it in your diet can help. It is not a must to avoid but reducing or avoiding it does help.

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25 Nov 2022
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How should I do?
April Chia30sFemale
Hi Doctor, I'm 35 years with minor PCOS as Gynae advise, was tried to conceived for 5 years, successfully natural conceived but miscarriages after 2 mo...
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Get good sleep, and take more anti-inflammatory food, like olive oil, egg, avocado, and virgin count oil. Avoid dairy, processed food, and too much meat.

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25 Nov 2022
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Cost of supplements for PCOS
Anne20sFemale
If I have almost all the PCOS symptoms what’s it going to cost me per month in supplements?
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Depends on what kind of supplement. You don't have to go for a very high-end. If you practice lifestyle, healthy eating habit. So most of your vitamin like zinc, selenium to be supplemented. so the most important vitamins is like folic acid, vitamin D, and you...

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24 Nov 2022
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Should I go for traditional Chinese medicine?
Chia30sFemale
I have been receiving Yasmin And Diane treatment for one year, but the period won't come after I stop the medication. Currently it's been 3 months sin...
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You have PCOS, and if you were to take Yasmin and Diane, that will give you an artificial sense that your periods are regular. It does not treat the problem, at all. It's just telling you that your period, but it's not your body that is doing the job, it's the...

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23 Nov 2022
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