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Does delayed period inciate pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Practicing since : 2003
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Its my 10 day and i havent gne through my ccle
User:m i prenant?
Doctor:There are chances of pregnancy if you have been fairly regular periods in the past.
Doctor:The best way to confirm or exclude pregnancy is via urine pregnancy test.
Doctor:Did you perform the test?
User:but that was not clear to me
Doctor:Did you repeat the test?
User:it as almost same and there was a blur kinda line
User:which was again not clear to me
Doctor:How long ago did you do the test?
Doctor:I mean when did you test it?
User:first on monday
User:ad second on 5th feb
User:my LMP as 29 DEC
Doctor:Currently marketed home pregnancy kits are very sensitive in picking up pregnancy.
Doctor:If there was a second blur line (the test line) it is a strong indicator towards pregnancy.
Doctor:Sometimes a low pregnancy hormone or extra urine dilution may make the line blurred.
User:how do i get to know wether i am pregnant or not
Doctor:If you are still unsure, please recheck the test again using early morning urine samples
Doctor:or get your blood hCG levels checked.
User:and if it still d same thn?
Doctor:As I mentioned earlier, urine pregnancy test are very sensitive
Doctor:as two test revealed faint lines, I am fairly confident that you are pregnant.
User:i want to confirm it ASAP as my dates are regular
Doctor:The repeat test with early morning samples or the blood hCG level is to rule out chances of false positivity, which I see as less likely.
Doctor:If you are planning to continue pregnancy, please start tab. Folic acid 5mg tablet (even if you are still doubtful)
Doctor:but if you aren't planning to continue pregnancy, please visit a gynecologist with the test results.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:i wants pregnancy
User:but sill i have nt consult with a hynec
Doctor:If you are looking to continue, please start tab. folic acid 5mg.
User:as i am working and my weekends are off
User:what wil this tablet o
Doctor:It is must that every women who is planning to conceive should take it.
Doctor:You can start it now, retest the sample to clear any thoughts of non pregnancy.
User:it helps in concieving?
Doctor:Visit a obstetrician during the weekend.
Doctor:It helps in development of healthy baby.
User:y i'l go for sure
Doctor:Start it from today onwards.
User:whats the dosage of this tablet
Doctor:It's 5mg tablets.
Doctor:You can ask for folvite 5mg tablets.
Doctor:to be taken once a day.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes m here
Doctor:Is there any other question?
User:no i dnt have any other query
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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