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Cause and remedy of Heavy menstrual bleeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr ... here
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   Hi, I'm a 24 year old female and I've had my period now for 2 weeks straight with a lot of blood clots.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you married?
User :   No, I'm engaged.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Otherwise is your periods regular
Doctor :   Are you on anymedications
User :   I used to be irregular but I've had a regular cycle since January 2009
User :   No, I'm not taking any medications
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are in you in any kind of stress?
Doctor :   Your occupation?
User :   Not really, i work and study but it has not been any different this last few weeks.. nothing new.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me breif you
User :   ok
Doctor :   Generally in young women they tend to have harmonal imbalance and varied time for ovulation before preganacy
Doctor :   This is because of the endometrium which is never been implanted with eggs
Doctor :   So in your case your issue will settle down by itself
Doctor :   Follwoing your first preganacy
Doctor :   Do you face any associated cramps during the period
Doctor :   Generalised tiredness/ fatigue/ tremors
User :   the last 2 days i've been having cramps
Doctor :   Ok then its mostly due to hormonal changes
Doctor :   When was your last annuals done
Doctor :   What about your blood haemoglobin levels
User :   i've been pregnant before but i lost the baby.. does that have to do with anything thats happening?
Doctor :   Did you have an abortion or misscarriage
User :   abortion
Doctor :   Are you sexually active now
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did u practise safe sex
Doctor :   I meant contraception
User :   i've been taking birth control pills
Doctor :   Since when
Doctor :   Did you miss any dosage recently?
User :   since july 17
User :   no i havent
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you know your ovulation date
User :   no, nobody's explained that to me
Doctor :   Generally its the ovulation period is 14 th day of your cycle
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   What is the drug you are having
Doctor :   Did u take any other drug with OCP which might interfere ? like antithyroid drugs
User :   i dont have the pills with me right now and i cant remember their name
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So Did you get an Gynecologist opnion before starting these pills
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You are sure you did not miss any dosage?
User :   yes
User :   may i be pregnant?
Doctor :   Did you get ypiur pregancy test done
Doctor :   A simple home test
User :   no
Doctor :   Get it done will be helpful in confirminmg your diagnosis
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
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