Mencari Ikhtiar Untuk Hamil Dengan Endometriosis

By Dr Agilan Arjunan , Fertility Specialist & Gynaecologist , KL Fertility Center ( Malaysia)

 

Ikuti kisah Athirah.

Athirah mendirikan rumahtangga semasa berumur 26 tahun. Selepas setahun berkahwin , barulah Athirah dan suami memulakan perjalanan untuk menimang cahaya mata.

Selepas setahun mencuba, nasib masih tidak memihak kepada mereka.

“ Saya dah mula panik kenapa saya masih belum hamil. Tetapi selepas membaca beberapa blog fertiliti , kami rasa perlu memberikan lebih masa sahaja kerana kami masih muda lagi” kata Athirah mengingatkan kisah 4 tahun yang lepas.

Walaupun Athirah and suami membuat keputusan untuk memberikan mereka lebih masa, tetapi kesakitan yang Athirah alami semasa setiap kitaran haid menjadi semakin teruk.

Akhirnya mereka membuat keputusan menemui pakar sakit puan .

“ Sebelum saya memilih hospital dan doctor , saya membuat  online search dahulu. Pada mulanya kami ingin berjumpa pakar sakit puan sahaja, tetapi suami saya yang cadangkan baik berjumpa pakar sakit puan yang juga pakar fertiliti” .

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Who Stole My Fertility ?

by Dr Agilan Arjunan, Fertility Specialist & Gynaecologist, KL Fertility Centre (Malaysia)

Published in The Star (Fit For Life ) : http://www.star2.com/health/wellness/2017/07/09/who-stole-my-fertility/

According to medical history, in the periods of Hippocrates in 460-375 BC , fibroid was known as ‘uterine stone’. The first surgery for fibroid was done for the American President Abraham Lincoln’s cousin in 1809. The term fibroid was introduced in 1860.

Many women had been diagnosed with uterine fibroid. For some the fibroid is not medically important but for some women, fibroid can cause infertility.

What is uterine fibroid?

A woman’s womb or uterus is made up of muscles known as ‘myometrium’ . This ‘myometrium’  is composed of many strands of muscle fibres.

Fibroids arise from genetic alteration in a single muscle fibre. This causes the muscles to overgrow and form a fibroid. Circulating female hormone called oestrogen can cause growth of the fibroid.

However, fibroids can also grow in low oestrogen environment , possibly due to conversion of male hormone called androgens into oestrogen. Yes, females have male hormones too!

The problem with fibroid is , it can be a silent killer. Woman may have fibroids without ever knowing about it!  This is because not all the fibroids cause symptoms. Whether the fibroid causes a problem depends on the size and location of the fibroid.

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Laparoscopy (Key hole) Surgery (Parenthood Magazine)

by Dr Agilan Arjunan, Fertility Specialist, KL Fertility Centre (Malaysia)

Link : http://www.star2.com/health/wellness/2016/10/09/what-is-keyhole-surgery/

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