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Medical termination of pregnancy by oral medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   using my friends name and card
Doctor :   Ok Please proceed with your query
User :   i would like to ask you about pregnancy
Doctor :   yes, sure
User :   i have a boy frnd and v wil get marry after some time but before 10-15 days v had unsafe sex
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   last time my period started on 2nd of feb and my cycle is of 35 days
Doctor :   ok,
User :   i already exceeded my time and now i have doubt whether misssed period means i will get pregnant or wat
Doctor :   My i know the exact date of the intercourse , if you can provide me ?
User :   nope but its between this days before 10-15
Doctor :   ok, well its not in your fertile periods
Doctor :   fertile period of the cycle*
Doctor :   i mean not around the days of ovulation ( 18th to 24th feb )
User :   yes
Doctor :   risk f pregnancy is low , but not completely nil
Doctor :   hence i would ask you to get a urine pregnancy test done
User :   can you give me any pills or somtihn
Doctor :   I am sorry its very unethical to prescribe medications over chat
User :   wat r d reasons of late period
Doctor :   and yet the pregnancy has not been confirmed
User :   this month i also started yoga and my diet tym also got changed
Doctor :   the reasons of the delayed period could be due hormonal imbalance , probably aggravated by stress
Doctor :   yes, the yoga and diet change can also have an influence over the hormonal levels
User :   my 35days cycle ended on 9th if i go for a test than wats the accuracy of test results
Doctor :   It ended on 9th march mean ?
Doctor :   Did you have periods ?
User :   means i must had my period befor this bt its already gone
Doctor :   ok, you meant the expected date
Doctor :   ok , if it has crossed 5 days then the accuracy would be above 80%
User :   i missed it n so far i cant see any symptons of my period
User :   u mean test accuracy?
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   you can go for it now
User :   or shuld i wait for some m,ore days
Doctor :   waiting is better , a week after the missed date would give more accurate results
User :   bt if i missed my period than my mom wud get any sign n vill get alert
User :   v r nt plannin to marry b4 1 yr frm now
Doctor :   most of the signs are subjective , i mean there are symptoms rather than signs in the begning
Doctor :   and that would be in the second or third month
User :   if i assume dat its due to hormonal chsanges of sumthin dan for how many more days shud i wait
Doctor :   get the test done , and visit a gynecologist
Doctor :   a week from now
Doctor :   and some times a period may be missed completely due to hormonal imbalance itself
Doctor :   so as to have correct timed cycles from the next time
User :   if i go for a test tomoro dan ccuracy woudl be around 80% rgt
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   you can take one tom and a repeat after a week
Doctor :   that would give more confirmed results
User :   if i wait for 1 week more n get test done n if its positive dan wat r d options left for me
Doctor :   MTP ( medical termination of pregnancy ) termination by oral medication
User :   wat do they do in this
Doctor :   Give tablets to be taken orally , at two visits few days apart
Doctor :   and the pregnancy is terminated resulting in vaginal bleed
User :   so if i wait for 1 week n get test done n if its posaitive then by taking medicine this gets terminated n my period wud get continue
Doctor :   yes,
User :   pls tel me how many days shud i wait more
Doctor :   1week
Doctor :   from now
User :   whn the oral medicine starts its work
Doctor :   within hours of its administration
User :   can you prescribe me any mdicine
Doctor :   I am sorry , they need written prescription by a specialist only
Doctor :   they are schedule H medications
User :   ok
User :   wch doc shuld i visit
Doctor :   taken wrongly can have undesirable effects
User :   gynac?
Doctor :   a Gynecologist
User :   k
User :   thank you
Doctor :   You are welcome
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