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Delayed periods. Concerned about pregnancy. What are the side effects of oral medication for abortion? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:hello doctor good morning
Doctor:Good Morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:i have a query regarding pregnancy/periods
User:my wife's dates were skipped by 2 days now
Doctor:Go ahead
User:we had a baby last year sep 2012
User:now im worried whether she might got pregnant
Doctor:Nothing to be worried about
User:what i wanted to know is, if she is pregnant how to terminate that?
Doctor:Wait for one week
User:being early days
User:also to inform you she had IPill
Doctor:If she does not get her periods in one week, do a urine pregnancy test
User:she had all symptoms of periods but not got that
Doctor:If she is pregnant, she can opt for MTP if she is unwilling to continue
User:what is MTP? doctor
Doctor:MTP is Medical Termination of Pregnancy
User:is it surgical or oral?
Doctor:She just have to take oral tablets
Doctor:This can be done in the first few weeks
Doctor:As of now
Doctor:Please follow my suggestions
Doctor:There is no point in worrying
Doctor:Just ask your wife to wait for one more week
User:we had protected intercourse, but it failed is what i feel
Doctor:If she does not get her periods, first let she do the Urine pregnancy test
Doctor:It happens, relax
Doctor:It's not your mistake
Doctor:Then you can proceed further after checking the result of the test
Doctor:If your wife is pregnant, proceed with MTP at the earliest
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:actually i have planned to visit my family gyna doctor tomorrow
User:before that i want to know what are the ways
Doctor:Your wife is late just by 2 days
User:as you told oral is enough im little relaxed
Doctor:You can wait for few more days before seeing the doctor
User:actually after delivery she got very regular periods, but only this time it has skipped
Doctor:Oral tablets are 95% successful when done within 52 days
User:does it have any side effects doctor?
Doctor:Fewer side effects like excessive bleeding may happen
User:she had BP complaints
Doctor:Is there a high blood pressure?
User:and she is taking medication for that as well
Doctor:Is she on medications for it?
Doctor:What is her age?
Doctor:Nothing to worry
Doctor:She can still take the oral medication
User:ok doctor
User:thanks for this advice
User:i have one another case
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
User:it's my nephew who is 18+ months
User:his food intake is not good
User:he vomits very much
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
User:and he's lean, but he is active and healthy
Doctor:What is his weight?
Doctor:That is good
User:it's 8.x approx
Doctor:He probably needs to be trained on his eating habits
Doctor:You mean 8 kgs?
User:8+ kgs
Doctor:that is less
Doctor:You must train him to eat well
Doctor:Give him high protein foods like Soya
User:he is not showing interest in food
Doctor:It is the duty of the parents to make the food interesting to the kids
Doctor:They should be thought to enjoy and love food
Doctor:Like playing games and eating
User:we tring the best, he hates mostly
User:but what i want to know
User:is there something that we can do for him to get hungry
Doctor:Nothing like that
User:he eats upto 15 to 20 spoons later he will vomit everything
User:this is not everytime, but most of the times
Doctor:No, please do not force him
Doctor:Do not force him to eat
Doctor:15 to 20 spoons is fine
Doctor:Please stop when he refuses
Doctor:Try feeding him again after 2 hours or so
User:do you suggest any medicine for hunger?
Doctor:I would not suggest any medicine for the child for this now
User:or anything natural which causes hunger?
Doctor:Give him the food that he likes
Doctor:There are appetizers like vegetable soups
Doctor:You can try them
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:ok, then we will try giving soups before actual food
User:with some gap
User:ok doctor, im done with
User:really appreciate your suggestions
User:thanks for clearing my doubts
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Great day ahead
Doctor:Take care
User:thank you , wish you the same....bye
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