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Ideal duration to conduct first pregnancy test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can help you?
User :   hi
User :   i was just wondering how soon it would be to test for pregnancy
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i give you my period dates
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   30 / female / secretarial / India / Married / No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your query?
User :   my last period was on 5 may
Doctor :   ok
User :   and we were ttc
User :   i think it may have been 19 or 21 may that i could have concieved (if i did)
User :   i have not got my period yet for this month
User :   since it is costly to do a blood test - and the urine test i did at hoke came negative, on jun 7 and again jun 8
Doctor :   did you have mestruations on 5th may
User :   on 5 may i had started - spotting
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was on susten until then
Doctor :   how many days was the spotting?
User :   on 5th it was spotting - 6th onwards regular periods
User :   spotting - i mean bleeding started light
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many days did that go
User :   till jun 9
User :   i want to know how long should i wait before i can do a urine test at home again and hope to get an accurate result
Doctor :   urine pregnancy test usually becomes positive on the 18th day after fertization
User :   how do i determine when my next period how late am I is due this month - so i can figure out
User :   sorry
User :   how do i determine how may days late my period is now
Doctor :   when was your mestruation i the last month
User :   apr 6
User :   i was on susten and it
User :   actually started on apr 4
Doctor :   ok
User :   but since i did not know is shud stop susten i continued taking it
Doctor :   why was this advised?
User :   and the period did not come
User :   when i called the doc she asked meto stop it and told me i wud get in agter i stopped - which was apr 6
Doctor :   ok
User :   becuase i suffer from irregular periods and had excessive bleeding
Doctor :   did you get ?
User :   which the doc said was because if thyroid excess antibodies
User :   yes - i got the period from 6th apr onwards for few days - regular
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and in the month of may?
User :   same thing - started on may 5 - was on susten - stopped it - got period on may 6
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and in june?
User :   she said susten keeps the period away
User :   in june no period at all till now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the normal variation of menstruation is 21 to 35 days
User :   ok
User :   in my case how much is it
Doctor :   are you taking susten for this month also?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   she had given me an injection to enlarge the ovum
User :   and put me on ebexid to control the thyroid antibodies
User :   i am still on ebexid and folic acid
Doctor :   ok
User :   she said that treatment would last in effect for 2 months
Doctor :   ok
User :   last month i got my period after the treatment - she said this month to wait an dsee
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was there spotting this month?
User :   no
User :   nothing at all
Doctor :   ok
User :   i do see from any days a white cottony type of discharge in the urine only
Doctor :   when were you supposed to visit your doctor?
User :   any days = many days
User :   in another week or so
Doctor :   ok
User :   she said to wait for another 5 days and then come if i dont get my period
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i have no other preg symptoms -
User :   just that may 31 & jun 1 were very stressful days for me personally
User :   and i was wondering if the stress has kept the period away
Doctor :   the are so many pregnancy symptoms all may be present in some few in some others and none in few
User :   oh
User :   can u help me figure out my due date for period in june please
Doctor :   stress is also one of tje contribuiting cause for delayed menstruation
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
User :   i filled it and submitted it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help you with?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   i have two queries please
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   go ahead
User :   1 - what would my due date for the period in june be?
Doctor :   as it is mentioned earlier there is range
Doctor :   and there is no hard and fast rulr that helps us in detrmining this
User :   oh
User :   so is there any way i can determine how many days late my period is now
Doctor :   since your cycles have been irregular
Doctor :   it is hard to say that your menstruation is delayed
User :   oh i c
User :   how long do you advise i wait before i do the next home test please?
Doctor :   you can do tommorow morning
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   i guess yes
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help you with?
User :   d to ascertain anything with irregular periods
it is har
User :   nope - thankyou so much for your time
User :   bye
Doctor :   thank you, bye
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