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Hormonal disturbances after taking OCPs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hello,i have taken dronis 20 for a month( after my periods in aug) i got my regular periods in sep (3) after that i stopped taking the pill, now i have missed my period which was suppose to come by 2nd oct..
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   oh hello xxx
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There is usually disturbance after OCP
User :   ok
Doctor :   The hormonal imbalance will settle in a month
User :   so when will i get my periods next
Doctor :   Need not worry regarding it
User :   ok
Doctor :   Within next 15 days probably
User :   ok
Doctor :   IS there anything else i can help you with?
User :   doctor but i had some intercourse
User :   but it was safe
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   No issues unless you are sure of contraception
User :   so is there any possibility of gettin pregnent
Doctor :   Very less chances Only when there is a contrceptive failure ( condom tear)
Doctor :   Or accidental exposure
User :   ok
User :   but i have the pain in my back
User :   for past 3 days
Doctor :   Yes that are the side effects of the pill
User :   ok
Doctor :   And are you working?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you invlove in excess outdoor activity( weight lifting)
User :   no
Doctor :   Or excess travelling
User :   no
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   but i jus tried the pregnancy test at home
User :   24
Doctor :   Generally back pain with associted lower abdomen cramps occur prior to mensus
Doctor :   Was it positive
User :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok was the urine sample Early mornings
User :   no
Doctor :   Thats always teh accurate marker
User :   i dint understand
Doctor :   Plz try the same in early morning sample and if positive Plz confirm with Beta HCG values in blood
User :   i tested late in the morning
Doctor :   And Was the ACT recent
User :   yes
Doctor :   Less than three days
Doctor :   Then you can opt for emergency contraception
User :   not less than 3 days
User :   it was last week
Doctor :   Then you might require repeat check and beta HCg values to confirm
Doctor :   If your are planning to avoid preganacy plz get checked by an gynecologist
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   As the procedure is easy in early days
User :   ok
Doctor :   As you said you were safe in act , was the act just after stopping pills
User :   yes'
Doctor :   Without barrier =methods
User :   yes
Doctor :   You should have used Condoms
Doctor :   because the pills stops immideate action after withdrwal
User :   ok
Doctor :   There is no regular safe periods follwing pill usage for a month#
Doctor :   We do miss the count so after stopping use barrier methods
User :   ok
User :   ok doctor..thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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