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Delay in periods due to possiblity of iron deficiency - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hi
User :   r u male or female
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Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxxx
Doctor :   I am female.
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User :   i didn't get my period, it almost 37 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   are you married, trying for children?
User :   no
User :   unmarried
Doctor :   Has this happened before?
User :   25 yrs
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the normal duration of your cycle?
User :   31 days
Doctor :   Did you take any hormonal medicines recently?
User :   will this be a problem
User :   no
User :   no medicines
Doctor :   Till 10 days from the normal duration you can wait as the delay may be a normal variation due to stress
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you have any illness or undue stress last month?
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   Do you feel weak or dizzy?
Doctor :   I suggest that you get your haemoglobin tested as iron deficiency can lead to delayed periods.Doctor :   You can wait for another weak and then consult a Gynaecologist if required
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