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Is delay in periods a sign of pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 15-Jan-2014
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User:Hi Dr
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User: XXXXXXX this side
Doctor:hi XXXXXXX
User:we have chatted quite times
Doctor:seems familiar
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:am fine
User:howz u
Doctor:I am good too
Doctor:please tell me about your concern today
User:i am planning for a child
User:as u remembr
Doctor:I do
User:my last lmp was 25th Nov
User:was taking folicular monitoring
User:on 12th day which is 6th Dec
User:thy gave me hucog
User:asked me to try on 13th and 14th day
User:lining was apt, egg was 24
User:10 was lining
User:after tht 15th day thy monitored tht it had ruptured as well
User:thn because last yr sept i had a miscarriage
User:so she asked me to take proluton injections every week till my lmp date
User:did my beta hcg test on 27th
User:now it is 30th
User:i havent still had my menses
User:little worried
User:these progesterone injections are disturbing my regular cycles as well
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:please wait for few more days before confirming anything
User:called up my gynae , she is asking me to wait for another 2-3 days
Doctor:that is right
User:can u still expect a pregnany
User:isnt it already late
Doctor:You can still expect a pregnancy
Doctor:wait for a week more
User:wht r u saying
User:i had lost hope this cycle
Doctor:why did you lose hope?
Doctor:any specific reasons for the same?
User:it cant be tht late right
User:if i have tried on 13th and 14th day
User:implantation takes XXXXXXX 12 days
User:it shud flow in blood by now
Doctor:Did you get your periods now?
Doctor:are you sure?
User:tht cud also be due to proluton
User:sure on wht?
Doctor:sure on not getting your periods now?
Doctor:after nov 25?
User:hasnt happened till now
Doctor:wait for few days as your gynecologist says?
Doctor:sorry no question mark there
User:but its 22 days past my ovulation
Doctor:that is right
User:thn u still think it can be?
Doctor:i can be
Doctor:*it can be
User:how many %age of women get this delayed?
Doctor:no study has been done on this
Doctor:sorry about that
User:hv actually gone bk to my exercise regime
User:beacuse of beta hcg report nil
Doctor:did your doctor ask you to do a urine pregnancy test?
Doctor:have you done one?
User:yes did tht on 26th
User:thn beta hcg on 27th
User:one bar
Doctor:you mean negative test for pregnancy?
User:yes on 26th
Doctor:did the doctor ask for a repeat beta HCG?
User:am actually worried tht if its not pregnancy, thn am not even getting my periods
User:ya i told u na, she is saying to wait and repeat after 2 more days
Doctor:don't worry about not getting periods
Doctor:getting pregnant is important now
User:ya, but u understand why am i worried
User:if pregnancy isnt thr thn atleast one good thing i have is regular cycles
Doctor:in such a case, please wait patiently for 2 more days and then repeat the test
Doctor:I understand your worry
User:that i dont want to get hamper, which is imp to plan the pregnancy in future
Doctor:I am sorry about that
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:please repeat the test after 2 days
Doctor:and then we can proceed further
User:but does progesterone injections harm my hormonal balanace for regular cyscles?
Doctor:it can cause disturbance in the cycle
Doctor:your dates will vary or change
Doctor:all right?
User:tht is whn am on these medications
User:i hope it does not hamper permamnently
Doctor:no, it won't hamper permanently
User:tht is my biggest worry
User:how many days cud periods be delayed due to these injections
User:because last time she had put me on vaginal susten
Doctor:it can be delayed by 10 days on average
User:once i stopped using tht, periods followed
User:proluton last injection i took on 20th
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:please ask me any more queries that you may have
User:wht am asking is last proluton injection was on 20th
User:the effect stays for a week or more?
Doctor:it stays for up to 10 days
Doctor:all right?
User:k, so u r saying i shud still take precautions
User:no exerting exercise etc
Doctor:do nothing but wait for 2 to 3days
Doctor:and then repeat the test
User:i can exercise right
Doctor:wait for a week more before you start exercising
Doctor:you can walk
Doctor:any more queries for now?
User:i have discontinued soving XXXXXXX vitamins etc she was gi
User:she was giving me
User:nacfil, ecosprin, argipreg
Doctor:Please do not discontinue the medicines without your doctor's knowledge
Doctor:Please inform the doctor before doing so
Doctor:it can come in the way of treatment
Doctor:all right
Doctor:take care then
Doctor:If you have more queries you can chat anytime
Doctor:Bye for now
User:will catch up wid u maybe after 2-3 days
Doctor:you are welcome
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