Santo Domingo– In the “La Consulta” segment, Dr. Lilliam Fondeur answers audience concerns about gynecology and relationships.
The first question from the audience is: Doctor, I have been married for six years and never planned. In the second year of marriage, my husband had a varicocele and had surgery, but we have never been able to have children. What do you recommend?
doctor recommended The user goes to an infertility specialist because she thinks six years is enough time.
“A varicocele can delay sperm motility, but a post-operative evaluation is necessary to see how the sperm are doing and motility after surgery,” he said.
said it was necessary The couple is studied to determine the status of ovulation, fallopian tubes, hormones, and to rule out infectious diseases that may alter fertility.
Another concern: At 43, I have fibroids. I’m 15 weeks pregnant and I don’t know if I should worry about my baby. Do you have any opinion?
According to experts, it is necessary to determine the location of the fibroids, because it depends on the location of the fibroids. Positioning can pose a pregnancy risk, whether in the lining of the uterus (where bleeding occurs), in the uterus, or in the posterior layers.
At the same time, he also urged the woman to live a peaceful life so as not to cause further complications.
Doctor, I breastfeed my daughter, but I never take care of myself, what contraceptive method can I use while breastfeeding?
According to Fondeur, there are several birth control methods that can be used while breastfeeding, especially those that are derived from the hormone progestin.
“You can use the pill for continuous use, the IUD as a hormone-free device or the Mirena birth control method,” he says.
I’m 18 weeks pregnant and I have a bad flu. Do I need any special care for my baby? Are there any medicines that can help me?
At 18 weeks pregnant, you can take acetaminophen every 4 or 6 hours depending on discomfort. You can also use natural remedies like lemon tea, peppermint, guanabana.