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Delayed periods, abdominal pain, Appendicitis symptoms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi
User :   my wife's last period was on 24 th mar and period had not come till now
User :   during morning she has abdomina pain
User :   a few days back she had a severe abdominal pain
Doctor :   Ok, the abdominal pain she had could also be due to pre menstrual syndrome
Doctor :   I would ask you to wait or another 5 days from now and if she doesnt have the period then go for a urine pregnancy test
User :   yesterday we had taken home preg test
User :   but was -ve
Doctor :   its too early to depend on a home test now
Doctor :   minimum of 5 to 7 days after a missed period is needed
User :   she has burping of gas and abdominal it a sign of acidity ?
User :   or some thing related to appendictics
User :   because she had severe abdominal pain
Doctor :   yes, i could probably be due to acidity which is commonly seen in premenstrual syndrome
Doctor :   Is the pain abdomen at the umbilicus ?
Doctor :   Umbelicus ( belly button )
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, does it radiate to back ?
User :   she has a bit of back ache at times
Doctor :   ok, back ache is not a sign of appendicitis
Doctor :   if the pain doesn't stop after she gets a period then get a ultrasound scan of the abdomen to rule out appendicitis
User :   ok
User :   can u give me some signs of appenidi
Doctor :   yes, there will be more pain in the right flank ( groin ) on pressing
Doctor :   there will be loose stools and vomiting
Doctor :   fever is a sign in acute appendicitis
Doctor :   and gaseous abdomen is most often seen
Doctor :   the pain radiates to thighs sometimes
Doctor :   but not to the back
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   loose stool is sign of acidity also ..right ?
Doctor :   yes , but it will be severe in appendicitis
User :   ok
User :   dr..when is a pegnency can be detected
User :   only after missing peiod
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   5 or 7 days after missing period by home pregnancy test
Doctor :   3 to 5 days after missing period by blood HCG test
User :   she had a tubal preganancy last dec 09
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   i had read that lower abdominal pain will be there if there is a tubal
User :   is that righrt ?
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   but that's not a diagnostic sign
Doctor :   lower abdomen pain can also be seen in normal uterine pregnancy
User :   ok
User :   thank u so much for help and guidance
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   bye doc..have a good day
User :   will meet later
Doctor :   Bye , wish you and your wife Good health
Doctor :   take care

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