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Irregular periods due to stress - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hello?
User :   ya i need some help
User :   im kinda confussed
User :   ..........
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   its about my period
User :   it has been going on and off for 2 weeks now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when last u menses
User :   well thats the thing
User :   im really irregular
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   my periods dont come for 8 to 9 months
User :   ever since i started my period its been like that
User :   and now im kinda worried
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   18
User :   looking for a job
User :   have a bf thats it
User :   no i dont have dependents
User :   im in california
Doctor :   when u attained menarche
User :   menarce?
Doctor :   what age u started having periods
Doctor :   i mean menses
User :   oo
User :   ok
User :   i was 13
Doctor :   first time
Doctor :   ok
User :   but this is the first time this has happend
Doctor :   is this periods irregular since the beginin
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya my periods have been irregular siense i started haveing them
Doctor :   ok
User :   its been bad blood tho
Doctor :   so what the average duration
User :   usually 3 or 4 days
Doctor :   of menstrual cycle
Doctor :   whole cycle i eman
Doctor :   mean
User :   ya
User :   3 or 4 days
User :   includeing cramping tho maybe 5 to 6
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so once in how many days u used to get periods
User :   8 to 9 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have facial hairs
User :   just peach fuzz
User :   it runs in the family
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anytime abdomen ultrasound scan was done?
User :   a while ago when i was scard i was pregnate
Doctor :   ok
User :   but that was a few months ago
Doctor :   did u do pregnancy test done?
User :   ya
User :   i wasent pregnate
User :   the dr said so
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya for the past 2 weeks iv been haveing dirty blood during my period
Doctor :   whats the color like
User :   its like really dark and sometimes grey
Doctor :   r u using any birth control methods
User :   not at the moment
User :   i was tho
User :   i was on deppo but that was like 8 months ago
Doctor :   r u over weight?
Doctor :   ok
User :   a little bit
User :   im loseing the wiight tho
User :   20 pounds over the normal
Doctor :   these birth control methods sometimes do sometime cause less frequent, more frequent, or skipped periods or no periods at all.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from the history
User :   but i havent had any good blood as they say
Doctor :   i could think ur problem of irregular periods might be due to
User :   its been dirty sience i started
Doctor :   u got to see doctor
Doctor :   isit cramping or pain
Doctor :   paining ?
User :   ya
User :   its very painful
User :   its time for my pap anyways
User :   iv always been on top of that
Doctor :   when was the last time around u got ur pregnancy tested
Doctor :   ok
User :   cervical cancer runs in the family
Doctor :   yes
User :   so i always get checked
Doctor :   good
User :   and i know im not pregnate
Doctor :   i suggest u consult gynecologist
User :   i havent had sex after the last time
Doctor :   to know the exact cause
User :   ok
Doctor :   there might be other reasons
Doctor :   other than pregnancy
Doctor :   like hormonal cuases
User :   but can you suggest something i should do till then
Doctor :   stress
Doctor :   excess weight
Doctor :   u need to loose weight
User :   well im already dieting
Doctor :   destress urself
User :   my bf has been helping me with that
Doctor :   ok
User :   i havent been doing much to stress myself out
Doctor :   u need to see gynecologist
User :   ok
User :   i will
Doctor :   to find out the cause
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
User :   but what is a good way to help with pain till then
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
User :   ok
User :   i did it
User :   but is there something i can do for cramping till i can see the dr?
Doctor :   u can take tylenol for pain relief
Doctor :   one tab after food twice daily for one day
User :   i dont have any medication in my house
User :   is there any herbal ways?
User :   if not i can try and get some medication
Doctor :   it would better if u can get medicine
Doctor :   to pain relief
User :   ok
Doctor :   any doubts?
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   good nite
User :   good night
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Doctor :   hu
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
User :   um im experiencing alot of pain in my adomine and my period has been going on and off for 2 weeks now
User :   is there anything i can do till monday
Doctor :   no as i suggested u please consult a physician
User :   k but i cant get in till monda
User :   monday*
User :   is that all i can do?
Doctor :   u can visit Emergency room to get pain killers
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   goodnite
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