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Ohhhh ok.....i just hunt for a lady in confinement! Muahahahhhahaah!!
Hi Doodoo123 and welcome to this trying to concieve family!!
To answer your questions
1) I purposely go polyclinic to get referral so can get govt subsidy more than 50% of the bill. Cos I know it will be a long long journey (might endup doing ivf or iui) so better take care of my pockets $$$
2) if go private gynae or Kandang Kerbau Hospital without polyclinic referral, the price between the two should be around the same.
3) ya im currently waiting for my next appt to do pelvis ultrasound which is the vaginal scan that you are referring to.
normally polyclinic will only give referral letter if you have been trying to concieve for the past 12 months but no results. Of course, you can bluff bluff a bit
For me I very kiasu and time is not on my side so I prefer to quickly do the necessary tests to check if there's anything wrong so can treat accordingly then to waste time trial and error. Tired of the 2ww and disappointment of seeing red every month
you can visit Kandang Kerbau Hospital website on fertility
Home - KK Women's and Children's Hospital
please feel free to ask any questions you have in miNd
ill be posting the receipt breakdown soon
Breakdown of my Kandang Kerbau Hospital receipt (subsidized patient-referred by polyclinic) with GST absorbed.
consultation (first visit) - $32 (you.P. $95)
Blood test : anti-mullerian hormone - $29 (you.P. $58)
Blood test : progesterone (to be done on cd21) - $20 (you.P. $39)
Total amount paid : $81 (you.P. $192)
Soursop, the normal consultation charge is $92....so your Dr is a snr consultant? So lucky!
Doodoo you remind me of dodo fish cake Welcome to the forum. Since you just started trying to concieve, just go easy....no stress....It strikes best when you are feeling relax. How old are you and your hubby?
I'm planning to seek 2nd opinion with a fertility doc at Kandang Kerbau Hospital regarding my fibroid. Will call the doc next week after my trip.
Red dates, not too sure whether she's senior consultant or not, cos not stated anywhere.
but I feel comfortable with her and she's very knowledgable
Anyway subsidized patients can't choose the doctors so hopefully I can see her again
soursop: my consultation is $30, usual price $70. so far i see her few times, why mine all same doc?
Now I realise the price differences between a Sgporean and PR.
My Kandang Kerbau Hospital charges for first consultation :$135(TPS) that is after office hours - usual $110, subsequent consultation $80.
Soursop, I'm paying $70+ to see a consultant. I remember $90+ is the range for snr consultant or abv.
Littlehamster, i also keep seeing the same doc when I was under subsidise status. Now changed to pte, still seeing the same doc. just that need to pay more to see the same doc...which doc are you seeing?
Little hamster, I also dont know why the price difference. ..are you also under subsidy? your $30 (usual $70) is for first visit or subsequent visit?
Are you also seeing Dr Lim Yu Hui?
My visit is clinic For.
So sian, my af coming. Yesterday started having super light flow with cramps. .. but the color varies from dark brown to bright red . It's only cd23. My cycle usually 28 days.
The main difference in my trying to concieve this cycle is I started raspberry leave tea and acupuncture
I wonder which one shorten my cycle
Dragontail, now I know why my opk keeps showing negative. I ovulated early since this cycle is shortened
Another sad thing is my bd on cd 7, 9 , 11 failed when I o on cd 10 (based on counting back 14 days)
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Soursop dont be dishearten....hugzzz
Jia you on yr next cycle!
I am still tiaoing my body. Sinseh said my body heaty which will also makes it difficult to conceive. Virus like flu also will. This time she give me medi to expel body heatiness then eat another medi to unblock tubes then medi for ovulation.
She seems confident that I will conceive but I am taking it naturally.
She said no spicy and fried stuff and cold stuff from fridge.
Soursop no wonder...but did such short cycle ever happen before? In fact your bd dates are very spot on.
Acupuncture will take few sessions to take effect. You will get there.
Oh btw soursop, I seem to have the same experience as you. My first cycle since I started acu also was shortened. From 32 days to 28 days. But now 2nd cycle it has resumed back to about 31 days (me in that cycle now on cd22).
So wondering if your next cycle will be back to norm pattern or not.
Mxlo so dont overdose on cny goodies !
My sinseh told me I will fall sick if I eat too much cny tidbits hee. So he likes me to tarek abit. But he teaches me if I do eat heaty food, press an acu point on my palm. It's the most pop-up part of the fleshy palm that connects to the thumb. When he pressed both that spots I screamed. Ha pain!
Oh..that painful but useful point. But pregger shld avoid pressing that point as it will cause mc.
Originally Posted by Dragontail:850381
Thanks for sharing that useful info Red dates!
So make sure dont't press during 2ww ladies.
Af officially arrives. Just called Kandang Kerbau Hospital to fix appt for HSG test on cd 10 (20 jan)
Very scare. I read some old threads for advice. Some felt cramps and nausea after the test
I ask hub to fetch me after the test cos I scare I too weak to drive myself home
Anyone can offer any advice or past experience?
Last edited by soursop2014; 11-01-2014 at 12:40 PM.
Hi dragontail, come to think of it yeah it happened once during last November which was also 24 days. But it's always once in a blue moon.
Never knew so fast I see blue moon again
Soursop I personally never tried hsg but my sis said is painful but silly her she never asked (nor was offered. Doh) for painkillers. Of course painful without right?
Those who asked for painkillers really feedback it's not painful. So please remember to ask for a pill. Most importantly you need to relax so your internal won't be tense.
Ya man will control snacking on cny goodies!
Dragontail, some said need to take the painkillers one hour before the procedure
Can request from Kandang Kerbau Hospital or do I bring my own?
Kandang Kerbau Hospital will give you when you request. Update after your test ya. Maybe I should do one too.
Kandang Kerbau Hospital did not offer painkiller nor advised me that I can take before the procedure. They also asked me to take any painkiller or panadol if I feel uncomfortable after the procedure. I went back to work straight after that tho...and of coz took 2 panadol in office. The process was really painful man...
So 2nd time when I did the scan for fallopian tube, I took before the procedure. Felt a bit uncomfortable but not as bad as HSG. So taking around 1 hr before hand does help.
One girlfriend did at Kandang Kerbau Hospital and some others at private hospitals and they were given painkillers upon request. Soursop, maybe better to call Kandang Kerbau Hospital to find out days before your hsg so you can be prepared. Either they give you or you find your own painkiller.
I cannot agree not to have painkiller for hsg! Red dates already mentioned it's painful