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Delayed periods, negative pregnancy test, spotting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
User :   Doctor My Wife is Delayed the periods by 15 days and test shows the negative
User :   test was done on 8th day
User :   she got one drop of bleed today what could be the precaution
Doctor :   Are you guyz trying for pregnancy?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Was the test done after 8 days of missing the periods?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Did you repeat the test on 10 th and 13th days
User :   no
Doctor :   Were her periods regular earlier?
Doctor :   Was she able to predict the days of her periods every month
User :   yes
User :   yes
Doctor :   Perhaps the best next step would be repeat the Urine preg test again
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   If positive, and get some progesterone supplements after prescription from your doctor which is proven to protect early miscarriages
User :   what would be the sytoms of being pregnant
Doctor :   Symptoms are slightly misleading, all the symptoms are not specific for pregnancy
Doctor :   hence physicians rely on tests like Urine preg test, Serum Beta HCG test
Doctor :   The definitive test is Ultrasound
Doctor :   For symptoms, missed periods, breast tenderness, morning sickness, nausea, nipple changes
Doctor :   all these can mislead you and make you more anxious when you are trying to get pregnant
User :   doctor will be available with us only in the evening
User :   till then any precautions
User :   or test
Doctor :   Test with Urine preg test and Serum Beta HCG
Doctor :   Are you following?
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   Ask her to rest completely for now after the test
Doctor :   till she gets to see the doctor
Doctor :   If she has spotted the chances of repetition increases
User :   ok thanks doctor
User :   hoping for the best
Doctor :   One more important suggestion
User :   yes
Doctor :   I hope you have already started on Iron and Folic acid supplements
Doctor :   If not, right time to
User :   what would iron and folic supplements
User :   any tablets
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You should have started by now when you are ttc
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   Hope I answered all your questions
User :   yes
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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