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Cause of amenorrhoea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hey, i have missed 2 periods, and have been feeling drowsy and being sick for a few weeks, i have taken a few tests and theyhave come back negative. so im taking it that im not pregnant. what else can it be.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   20
Doctor :   Your height & weight?
User :   5.4 just over 7 stone
Doctor :   Ok, when & how many tests have you done?
User :   about 3
User :   and over the past 2 weeks
Doctor :   When was your last period?
User :   roughly april 24th i was on for two days the first day was really heavy the 2nd day i was really light then it finished
Doctor :   So you have actually missed one period. How many days cycle do you usually have?
Doctor :   How many days gap between each menses?
User :   28 day cycle
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   You need to know that
User :   i need to no what
Doctor :   urine pregnancy test does not show positive
Doctor :   inspite of being pregnant, if done during the first
Doctor :   week of pregnancy
User :   if i done one last night doesnt that mean its past 2 weeks
Doctor :   There are few pregnancies where the hCG levels are below detectable levels even beyond 1st week
User :   could there be any other reasons why im not having a period and feeling the way i am
Doctor :   The best way to rule out or confirm pregnancy
Doctor :   is Ultrasound scan
Doctor :   Once this is done, one can bravely procede with other investigations
Doctor :   to diagnose the cause
User :   where im small framed could my hcg levels be to low for home pregnancy test to detect pregnancy
Doctor :   There are a lot of gynecological & medical problems that cause amenorrhoea(missed periods)
Doctor :   Hence consult with a gynecologist
User :   will i be able to ask my doctore to book me for a ultrascan or do i do that privately
Doctor :   The gynecologist will decide what has to be done
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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