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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi. i had intercourse on 9th feb 2010.my due was 11th feb.i didnt get my periods till 25th of feb hence i had 4 misoprostol of 200mcg (twice a day) after 2days i had my periods.Since then i havent had my cycles till now.i t has been 20 days after my dew?Does use of misoprotol delay cycles?
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User :   hi. i had intercourse on 9th feb 2010.my due was 11th feb.i didnt get my periods till 25th of feb hence i had 4 misoprostol of 200mcg (twice a day) after 2days i had my periods.Since then i havent had my cycles till now.i t has been 20 days after my dew?Does use of misoprotol delay cycles?
Doctor :   I am Dr.xxxxx
User :   i alrdy hv posted my qstn
Doctor :   Let me read it
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Doctor :   Misoprostol can cause withdrawl bleeding
Doctor :   and can derange the regularity of the periods
User :   ok
Doctor :   Are you sexually active?
User :   is it possible that am pregnant?
Doctor :   even after that
User :   no m nt sexually active since feb 9th
Doctor :   Do you have any mood changes, breast tenderness
User :   no
Doctor :   morning sickness experienced since then
User :   no
Doctor :   So last sexual intercourse you had was on Feb 9th
User :   yep
Doctor :   Was it protected or unprotected?
User :   wat shall be the possible cause
User :   unprotected though he didnt ejaculate inside me
Doctor :   Did you have delayed periods or missed periods earlier?
User :   i have delayed periods before
User :   bt up to 15 days
User :   what shall i do nw
Doctor :   Did you check with a Urine pregnancy test?
User :   no
Doctor :   I think you should do it, though the chances are low
Doctor :   If it is negative, you can wait for one month
Doctor :   and even then you do not have a period then you can get yourself examined by a Doctor
Doctor :   Did you follow?
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Doctor :   I have to close the window as you are not responding
Doctor :   Please get back to me if you have further medical queries
User :   ye
User :   got dc
User :   u dr doc?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   ye
User :   shall i go for a urine or blood test?
User :   which one is more prominet and accurate
User :   ?
Doctor :   The Urine pregnancy test can be done by yourself
Doctor :   without having to go to the hospital
User :   but sometimes urine test fails
Doctor :   so you can first do that
Doctor :   Has it failed in you? You have nt tried yet right?
User :   is misoprostol safe to use?
Doctor :   No
User :   no i havent tried
User :   but heard from sm seniors
Doctor :   Misoprostol should never be used
Doctor :   without the doctors
User :   ok
User :   the problem is i dnt want to conceive nw & if i am pregnant neither i wanna go for a surgical abortion
User :   in that situation what are the other options left
Doctor :   In case you are pregnant, it is better to keep it, as there are many who are waiting for years for this
Doctor :   There is first the medical abortion
Doctor :   where Misoprostol & mifepristone will be used
User :   ok & what shall be the time limit
Doctor :   surgical abortion is carried out only in the advanced pregnancies
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