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Delayed periods and do's and dont's during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   hello
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please proceed with your medical query
User :   can i talked to gynaecologist
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super specialists are not available for live chats
User :   okie
User :   so can u help
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you need to fix appointment with them either for e-mail answer for your query or get a telephonic conversation with them regarding your problem
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I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   r u d same wid whom i wz talkin 10 min earlier
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follow this link to speak to a gynecologist
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if you want to discuss the problem with me here, you can proceed with your query
User :   k
User :   fistly i wanna ask'
User :   as it is 7 days more den my normal period date
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ok
User :   so it is 4 sure dat i m pregnant
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you cannot say it as confirmed pregnancy unless proven either with a UPT or a scan
Doctor :   when was your last menstrual period?

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what is your period cycle length?
User :   28 days
User :   15 nov
User :   r u thr??
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ok
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so you are 10 days late today for your periods
User :   yup
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yes i am very much there.
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i suggest that you first take a pregnancy test
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it should be performed on the early morning first urine sample
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using the urine pregnancy kit
User :   okie
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if it comes negative, repeat after 10 days again
User :   without eatin anythin
User :   it is 100% successfull??
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if still negative and you still have not got your periods til then, then you need to check for blood Hcg levels which is a more confirmatory test
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it is not done in a fasting sample
User :   meanz??
User :   okie tell me symptoms of pregnancy
Doctor :   sometimes the Hcg hormone which is also called as pregnancy hormone
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is sometimes less in urine
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so a blood test can confirm it
User :   vat shud i eat or vat shud i not during pregnancy??
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early symptoms of pregnancy could be just fatigue, excess hunger and dizzy
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what symptoms are you having?
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You need to have a balanced diet during pregnancy
User :   can i feel sum pain in stomach
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eat 5-6 times per day, dividing your meals into smaller meals
User :   k
Doctor :  
follow the normal guidelines of Low Fat, Low Sugar, Low Salt, Plenty of Fruit and Vegetables, and Plenty of Complex Carbohydrates.
User :   k
Doctor :   usually it is not felt, except the usual period time
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if it is severe you should report to your doctor
User :   bt i m feelin sum pain 2day
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ok is there any bleeding?
User :   no
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ok
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if the pain becomes more or if any bleeding starts
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then report immediately to your doctor
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get the pregnancy test done and
User :   k
Doctor :   also a scan to see what next to be done for the fetus in case heart beat is seen which wil mean a live fetus
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otherwise if pain is mild take adequate rest and plenty of water
User :   vat is live fetus
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and take Tab. Meftal spas one tablet in morning and one at night for pain control.
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it means living fetus (baby)
User :   k
User :   tell me one more thing
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baby before 7 months is caled a fetus
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please proceed
User :   is there any side effect of medicines
User :   durin pregnancy
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there are certain medications that are to be avoided during pregnancy . you canot take all the medicines, it will affect growth and development of the fetus
Doctor :   you should take only what is prescribed to you by your doctor
User :   i mean as i m feelin sum throat infection dese days ...so i m talkin sinarest n cefadur...is it safe
Doctor :   no it is not safe for your baby
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how many days and how many doses have you taken?
User :   2 days
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was it prescribed to you?
User :   no bt i think dese are general med
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did you mention to your doctor that you might be pregnant?
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these are not considered to be OTC drugs, they are prescription drugs and are to be avoided during pregnancy
User :   acc to you i shud nt take dese
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kindly do not take any medications without prescription
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stop the current medications
User :   k
User :   vat r OTC drugs
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meet your doctor, get the UPT done and then follow your doctors advise regarding medication
Doctor :   OTC means over the counter drugs
User :   meanz
User :   dese r lighter one
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if pregnancy is positive, the medicines will be changed and you will be given safer medicines which will not harm the baby
Doctor :  
OTC means over the counter drugs means that they do not need prescription and they do not have potential to harm the pregnancy status.
User :   can i take citrazene
Doctor :   it is considered safe but not proven that it is safe
User :   k
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to be used in prenancy
User :   rupatidine
Doctor :  
still studies are gping on
User :   is it safe
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no you cannot take them
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during pregnancy
User :   bt i think it is same as citrazine
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it is of the same group of antihistamines but the action and chemicals are different
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do not assume things on your own of which the knowledge is not perfect
Doctor :   it is not safe
User :   tell me med i shud take
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for what symptoms do you want the medications?
User :   for throat infection..meanz havin pain in throat n havin feelin of fever
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it is best to get your pregnancy status checked and confirmed first before you take any further medications
User :   for some reason i cant do it 2day
User :   so tell me for 2day
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you might need to be prescribed antibiotics for the same.
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so for today take only Tab Dolo 500 mg two times a day after food for fever
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for throat irritation do warm salt water gargling two times a day
User :   k
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for cold and running nose if any, take T. Cetzine 5 mg two times a day after food
Doctor :   have you followed what i have said?
User :   for dizziness n weaknes??
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it could be pregnancy related which are comon symptoms
User :   so no med 4 dem
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you need to take rest and start with prenatal vitamins
User :   k
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which will include a mutivitamin
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and a well balanced diet
User :   like???
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Take Tab. A to Z one tab in afternoon after lunch
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   k
User :   yup tell me some more dos n donts during pregnancy
User :   like thing strictly banned
Doctor :   first get the pregnancy confirmed
Doctor :   avoid fatty and spicy food
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avoid taking any medications just like that, consult before you take
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take adequate rest, drink plenty of water
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