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Delayed periods due to unprotected intercourse - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi i had sex with my girl friend 1 month back, We did not use any contraceptives first time. But later i used. She used to have a regular periods ever 28 -30 days. But this time she has not yet got it. It's been about 35 days .. Please suggest me a way test for pregnancy , If the results are positive, Suggest a way to stop the pregnancy. Thank you
Doctor :   Hi
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Let me read it
User :   Sure
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   When was her last menstrual period?
User :   I guess it was on the 1st of feb
Doctor :   Ok

User :   Her menstrual period is very regular. Happend exactly after 28 -30 days
User :   But this time its gone more than 35 days . And no signs of periods
User :   She complained stomach ache like how she gets during menstrual period few days back but nothing really happened
Doctor :  
And when was the unprotected intercourse?
User :   It was on Feb 15th
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
That is a risky date, in terms of pregnancy
Doctor :  
Did she take any pill after that?
User :   First intercourse was unprotected. I know i did not ejaculate . Later we had protection. So She did not have any pills.
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
But for that intercourse as well, she should have taken a pill
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Fine
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Now she should wait for a week
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and then get the urine pregnancy done
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with the kits available at all pharmacies
User :   Ya now i realize that. Hmm if the tests turn positive is there any ways to avaid pregnancy ?
Doctor :   Yes

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she has to report to a gynecologist
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and shall be given some medications, orally
User :   Or is there a contraception pill she can have it now ?
Doctor :   Not required now

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first let her get in confirmed
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and then take the medicine only on prescription
User :   Hmmm, Ok doctor. What is the best kit you suggest .
User :   And how accurate are they ?
Doctor :   Pregcolor kit

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is a good one
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there are many
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this is one famous brand
User :   Sure. I'll take your advice.
User :   Is there anything else you want to suggest me ?
Doctor :   Just wait for the test results

User :   + what is the best way to avoid such thing in furture
Doctor :   meaning a week, if she does not get her periods
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then go for the test
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and if +, then medication on prescription
Doctor :  
Barrier, condom is a good option
User :   Sure. Thanks Doctor. So you mean that she doest have to go thro abortions or such
User :   Sounds scary to me
Doctor :   and if there is a rupture of condom, then she should go for emergency contraceptive next day

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within 72 hours maximum
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now she shall be given medication
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and she shall bleed
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nothing more than that if it turns out to be positive
User :   Ok. No i checked the condom after every intercourse. We are worried something might have happened in the first intercourse.
Doctor :   I said it for future protection

Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   Nope. Thanks doctor , You are most appreciated.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.

User :   Done.
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   Sure
User :   Bye
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