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Calculation of pregnancy week - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i dont know if you are the same doctor i was talking to
Doctor :   yes
User :   but i am 22 wks pregnant
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i dont have to explain all this again
User :   ?
Doctor :   do you remember when was the last time you had your periods?
Doctor :   that would help a lot in predicting the date
User :   i had one in november at the end of the month, no period in december, and a period in jan in the middle of the month
Doctor :   did you have irregular periods before?
User :   yes
Doctor :   before nov?
User :   yes
User :   i have miss a whole year before
Doctor :   then it would be difficult to estimate the date
Doctor :   as your periods are irregular..
Doctor :   the date cant be calculated by the known methods
User :   but from the ultrasound it says i am 22wks
User :   can they be wrong?
Doctor :   ultrasound can predict with accuracy only in the first 3 months of pregnancy
Doctor :   when did you have the scan?
User :   well the first scan i got was may 9th, and it siad i was 10 wks and 3 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was there an estimated due date?
Doctor :   on the scan?
User :   so could it be correct? yes november 2nd 2008
User :   u there
Doctor :   acc to the scan your conception occured on feb 10
Doctor :   and you had your periods last on jan 27
Doctor :   is that rt?
User :   no
Doctor :   did you last hav your period on jan 27?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so can you recollect the date?
User :   no
Doctor :   say jan 15?
User :   i know it was around the 15th or 16th i think
Doctor :   ok
User :   cause it didnt last long
User :   i think about three days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so youe expected date of delivery would be
Doctor :   oct 21
User :   but then the utlrasound is wrong
Doctor :   give or take 2 weeks
Doctor :   as your periods are irregular
Doctor :   no
User :   i am period have always been irregular
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is this your first pregnancy?
User :   yes
User :   and i thought i was like all the other time and i just missed my period but then i took a test. and it said i was pregnant
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am lost and confused on being pregnant.
Doctor :   ok
User :   my babys dad left me and i dont know what is going to happen
Doctor :   are you sure you want to have the baby?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as you previously had irregular periods
User :   yeah
Doctor :   you have to be on the watch for signs of delivery
Doctor :   from 2 weeks from the date mentioned on the scan
User :   like what kind of signs
Doctor :   any pains
Doctor :   in the abdomen
Doctor :   any signs of sudden draining of water from your vagina
User :   these are signs of delivery?
Doctor :   it means that labour has set
User :   ok
Doctor :   you also have to take good care of yourself from now on
User :   i know
Doctor :   i suggest you take iron and folic acid tablets
Doctor :   one per day
User :   ok
Doctor :   eat good healthy food
Doctor :   lots of fresh veggies and fruits
Doctor :   and milk
User :   i do.
User :   i dont like milk
Doctor :   ok
User :   i drink it and it makes me sick
Doctor :   soy milk or lean meat is also a good option
User :   ok
Doctor :   so you must be on the watch from mid october
Doctor :   for signs of labor
User :   ok
Doctor :   as i told you
Doctor :   have you filled the form i sent you?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   are you there Lindsey?
Doctor :   ok
User :   please dont sent the referal one
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with?
User :   are you a mental doctor to?
Doctor :   i am a general practitioner
User :   ok so i could talk to u about my problems and you can give me advice right?
Doctor :   yes you can talk to me
User :   ok
User :   short story
Doctor :   i will try and advice you as best i can
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am going to my babys dad AAAAAAA
Doctor :   ok
User :   XXXXXXXX and i fight and he has put his hands on me while i am pregnant, like choking me in a fight.
Doctor :   ok
User :   XXXXXXXX doesnt believe anything i say to him, and he say the baby isnt his.
Doctor :   ok
User :   but all the dates add up and he would be the dad
Doctor :   i think he doesnt want to accept responsibility
User :   so i love him so much, and i try to get him to trust me but he doesnt, and he is a drinker and he is a drugie
Doctor :   are you student?
Doctor :   a student?
User :   yeah i am studying medical assisting
User :   i am on break right now
Doctor :   i suggest you stay away from a person like that
Doctor :   as he might get abusive again and hurt you
User :   but he isnt mean unless he has drank to much and did drugs
Doctor :   its difficult to break away from someone you love
Doctor :   but you also have to think about your baby now
Doctor :   but if he gets into one of his spells and hurts you it could mean trouble
User :   he moved to arizona and he tells me one thing like he will take care of the baby and me and then the next he hates me
Doctor :   he sounds like a messed up person
Doctor :   you would do well without someone like that
User :   his mother and i think he is bipolar
Doctor :   ok
User :   if the baby is his then he wants to be there
Doctor :   i doubt he would own up even if you show all the evidence
Doctor :   for yout own safety and yours i suggest you stay away from him
User :   i have showen him, he told i did scan th paper on the computer
User :   and i didnt and he tells me i am a crazy bi$%h
User :   and he hates me and told me im not a good person
Doctor :   ok
User :   he has even gone to the doctors with me when he found out i was possible a high risk
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what do you want to do now?
User :   he told everyone he was having a girl
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to know how to fix it
User :   i cry all the time cause i miss him
Doctor :   i doubt you can ever convince him
User :   i have been with him for a year
Doctor :   as he doesnt want to be convinced
User :   i dont just want to throw it away
Doctor :   i suggest you move on
Doctor :   you have done everything to make it work
User :   i cant cause everyone knows me and him have been together for a year and everytime i meet someone new his friends treat the guy i was talking to
User :   everyone i know is afraid of him
Doctor :   then i suggest you stay away from him
User :   but i run he will find me
Doctor :   he could get very abusive
Doctor :   in the future
User :   he told me thatif this is his baby and i ran then he would kill me and take th baby
User :   he acts like my father has n the past
Doctor :   i suggest you go to the cops if he threatens you again
User :   the cops in my town wont do anything, cause i live in a small town and the cops are bad cops, the cheat on thier wives, then do drugs
Doctor :   there are agencies who can help you
User :   but i know he would find me
Doctor :   you can look for them on the net
Doctor :   there are agencies who can protect you and your baby from him
User :   cause i could keep her from seeing her grandparents
User :   couldnt
User :   i am onl scared of him when he drinks
User :   i can take him
User :   even though he is 6'3 and 180 pounds
User :   and i am 5`7 and 130 pounds not pregnant
Doctor :   he could hurt you whenever he's drunk
User :   my dad showed me and my two sister how to fight.
Doctor :   yes but you cant exert yourself when you are pregnant
User :   his words hurt worst than anything.
Doctor :   you cant go on taking that either
User :   that is why i havent hit him back
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok like my dad tonight
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting to get medical advise.
User :   cause i a living with my parents until the baby is here
User :   i like talking to you
Doctor :   i suggest you log in back after sometime
User :   cause i dont feel so sad
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   but try and follow my advice
User :   ok i will let you go thank you for everythig
Doctor :   you would be messing up your life with this guy
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye!! have a great day
Doctor :   thanks
User :   i have to go visit my sister in prison now
Doctor :   ok
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