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Irregular periods and weight gain. What is the reason for this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi sir this is XXXX from FNFI
Doctor:Please go ahead with your question
User:actually frm past one year i was continously working in the night Shift, am not having control on my body it putting on more weight and some times reducing
User:also it affecting my cycle of periods.......
Doctor:How old are you?
User:from past 3 months am not getting
User:am 23 yrs old
Doctor:Are you married?
Doctor:have you consulted any Gyneacologist for your problem?
Doctor:Do you have lot of hair on the body?
User:not yet still now sir......frequently it happens for me some time missing of the months and again itself recycles. but frm past 3 months am unable....actually am frm other state
User:ya but little bit only
User:i use to clean every month
Doctor:From what you are explaining to me, I feel you might be having hormonal problems
Doctor:it can be related to thyroid
Doctor:or it can be due to polycystic ovarian syndrome
Doctor:My suggestion to you is
Doctor:consult a gyneacologist first
Doctor:and get yourself checked properly to find out what exactly is the problem
User:it need to be done any tests......
Doctor:After examining you, the doctor will ask for Ultrasound scanning of the tummy to see if there is any ovary problem
Doctor:Yes, you will have to undergo a physical examination by a gynecologist first
Doctor:and then some blood tests and scanning will be required
Doctor:I don't think the problem is only working in the night shifts
Doctor:so please consult a gynecologist
Doctor:once the cause has been identified, then we can discuss about how to treat the problem
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
User:okay sir thanks for ur valuable words, and sure i will be going to consult the doctor...
Doctor:You are most welcome
Doctor:have a good day
Doctor:take care
User:thnk u sir byeee..☺
Doctor:welcome back
Doctor:How can I help you again?
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