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Menstrual irregularity post I-pill usage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   I m 28 yrs and My Mrs is also 28 yrs old
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   her period cycle is 25th of every month
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but sometimes it get delayed
Doctor :   Ok
User :   actually last month i used two ipil
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but anyway she is not pregnent
User :   as my test shows
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but till today period is not done
User :   so, already six days crossed from the normal date
User :   what to do
Doctor :   Does she have any medical illness such as thyroid problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   SInce you mentioned that her periods are often delayed and not regular, how often do these occur?
User :   actually whenever I use i-pil this happens
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   moreover we are looking for a solution
User :   we decided we will adopt a child
Doctor :   Menstrual irregularities such as delay in the periods is one of the known side effects of hormonal pills this includes the ipill.
Doctor :   This is because the pills use the same hormones which control the menstrual cycle.
Doctor :   And hence the delayed periods probably are due to the medications.
Doctor :   However there are other causes too.
User :   so can u please suggest some medication for sex days
Doctor :   Causes such as stress, reduced nutrition. infections and so on.
Doctor :   Do you mean to prevent pregnancy?
User :   yeah there are some stress
User :   yes actually we don't want child for upcoming 3 years
User :   as we already decided to adopt child
Doctor :   There are many methods of contraception.
Doctor :   The most simple ones are the use of condoms.
Doctor :   As these are the ones which have less side effects.
User :   that's correct but is there any other way to do
Doctor :   Apart from this are the contraceptive pills, intrauterine devices, intradermal depo hormonal preparations which act as contraceptive devices and so on.
Doctor :   You can opt any of this.
User :   what are these - intrauterine devices, intradermal depo hormonal preparations
Doctor :   Intrauterine device are copper T and similar ones.
User :   is this a kind of tablets
Doctor :   Intradermal injections are similar to contraceptive pills but here instead of the regular pills a device will be placed under the skin.
Doctor :   The devices can remain effective for months depending on the expiry dates.
User :   ok
User :   so what to do for the current situation
User :   hello
User :   fgfdg
Doctor :   For the delayed period, the periods will resume in a few days.
Doctor :   There is no medical treatment required for it.
Doctor :   And for contraception, you would need to see a gynaecologist who will do the needful.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   actually i m in confuse for her pregnant for the time being
Doctor :   Pregnancy can only be confirmed by test.
User :   because i tested once where i did not find any positive
User :   shall i check it once
Doctor :   You can repeat the pregnancy test a week after the first test, if her periods do not resume in the same period.
Doctor :   Else you can get a serum HCG levels checked.
Doctor :   This is a blood test which is more confirmative than the usual urine pregnancy test.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   what is the name of the blood test
User :   and the name of the serum HCG test for pregnant
Doctor :   Its comes in the same name.
User :   so there is way to dismiss if she is pregnant
Doctor :   It will be done at a clinic or an hospita or a laboratory.
Doctor :   Yes, if she is pregnant, you can opt for medical termination incase you do not want to continue with it.
User :   i mean by medicine
Doctor :   Yes, with medications alone.
User :   because i don't want to let know my family members
User :   any other suggestions food and daily activities
Doctor :   None in specific.
User :   do u have any clinic in XXX
Doctor :   Just good and regular diet and some physical exercise to keep the body fit and healthy.
User :   could u please suggest me any medicine for free sex
Doctor :   Give me a minute.
Doctor :   I shall give you the details of the gynaecologist.
User :   yes, please
Doctor :   May I know where you are located in XXX
User :   XXX
User :   hello
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW
Doctor :   This link contains the details of gynaecologist in XXX
Doctor :   You can use it and find one near your location.
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