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Had only spotting during periods. Was given hormones and it resolved. Suggest? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User:Hello Sir, i have a gynae problem
User:and wanted to check for the same
Doctor:Please go ahead with your query
User:its related to my monthly periods
Doctor:Our discussion can help you
User:which have been somewhat irregular
User:it started last year in august/sept when I had spotting and did not get proper flow
User:i consulted a gynae
User:who gave me some medications for 3 days
User:the problem did not get solved
User:she then gave hormones for 21 days
User:after which it was fine
User:its been a few months everything has been fine
User:but in the last month again
User:i had spotting problem
User:i did not go to doctor to see if it persists the next month then i shall go..
User:this month however it is fine
User:I am down with the normal flow
User:however I am quite tesned as to why did this happen in the last month again
User:and going forward also what will happen
User:I am 29.5, no child yet and might go for planning one next year.So it is even more frightful with this pattern
Doctor:The reasons for irregular flow are too many to discuss
Doctor:Even simple skip in the meal or irregular diet can cause irregularity
Doctor:in the menstrual flow
User:I can relate to what had happened in the last year
Doctor:The fact that you were given hormonal supplementation for 21 days is important
User:I had been very tensed in aug/sep due to some office issues..
User:that ws lst yr
Doctor:That means Progesterone in sufficiency can be a reason
User:when I has those spotting issues
Doctor:If the irregularity and absence of menses continues for two or more months then you need to panic
User:which has happened lst year..
Doctor:But with the current day life and stress that a woman takes it is most often related to common things which does not require medication
User:so as yet I can wait for next month to be normal
User:if its not i should see a doc again
Doctor:Wait and watch policy is better, meann time take measure to check the stress causing reasons
Doctor:COncentrate on diet
Doctor:Regular exercise forms an important part of your overall wellbeing
Doctor:and your future plans for pregnancy
User:the hormonal supplement is something which should actually be avoided as much as possible? right
Doctor:Not really
Doctor:Some hormonal supplements are required if proven an insufficiency for fruitful pregnancy
Doctor:You should try to get your periods regular to plan the pregnancy well
Doctor:Moreover after 28 yrs of age the eggs released by the women are poor quality than the ones earlier
Doctor:so a lot of factors depend
Doctor:when you actually plan
User:thanks a lot for your inputs.
User:It has been a very fruitful discussion
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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