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Abdominal cramps, bloating and delayed periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Practicing since : 2008
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User :   I had my tubes tied to years ago and have had regular periods. I've had very painful cramps for 5 days and bloating, but i haven't got my period. I'm 6 days late and my cramps never last this long. I s this normal?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello I hope you can answer my question
Doctor :  
Sure i will you with this.
User :   Is this normal?
Doctor :  
just a moment please
User :   Ok
Doctor :   when have u tied ur tubes?

User :   During my section in March of 2008
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
what is ur age?
User :   26
Doctor :  
are u sexually actrive?
User :   Yes i'm married
Doctor :  
are u having any discharge from vagina?
User :   Yes more then normal
Doctor :   from when?

User :   About 5 days ago
Doctor :   was it fowl smelling?
User :   No
Doctor :  
what is the colour of dicharge?
User :   white, thick, and in clumps when I pee usualy
Doctor :  
are u taking any pills for contraception?
User :   No, i didn't think I needed to since I had my tubes tied
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
anyways check if u are pregnant once
Doctor :  
by going for urine pregnancy test
Doctor :  
just to rule out pregnancy
User :   Is that possible
Doctor :   some times
User :   are some women after tubes are tied more likely then other to be pregnant after this?
Doctor :  
no no
Doctor :  
nothing like that
Doctor :  
some times even though tubes are ties there are cahnces of pregnancy
Doctor :  
it happens like 3 to 4 /100 women
User :   Iv'e also been more emotional and moody. I heard a lot of times test are negative. Does it sound like I am pregnant/ If not what could it be?
Doctor :  
when did u take ur test?
User :   I didn't take one yet. I just googled certain things. I read about etopic prenancy, but I do not have bad side pains. Do you think it is pregnancy and if it's not why could this be happening?
Doctor :  
if this is not pregnancy then it must be either due to infection (most probably) or harmonal imbalance
User :   What kind of infection? I've also been eating more then normal and my cramps are so bad, medicine doesn't help at all, and sometimesit gives me an upset stomach. Also, i've bad lower back pain with the cramps
Doctor :   there are many infections like herpes,candidial...
Doctor :  
that can be diagnosed only on physical examination
User :   I just had test and i'm fine plus i'm married so no other partners in 8 yrs.
Doctor :   which test have u taken?
User :   all of them
Doctor :   when ?
Doctor :  
what tests?
Doctor :  
can u tell me the reports?
User :   one month ago. All negative they said they tested for all
Doctor :   but u started having this problem only from 6 days right?

Doctor :   why dont u go for the tests now?

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