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Meprate usage to regularize periods post D&C - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i have had a DNC on Aug 8th 2010 and now im waiting for my periods to start, i have my doubts if i am pregnant again but i am not ready yet. will taking Meprate help?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxxx here
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   so it has been one month since the D& C
User :   yes
Doctor :   meprate may be used to get the periods again
User :   so now is the right time?
Doctor :   but i would suggest you to wait for a few more days
User :   but im very scared because i believe i have a very good firtility
Doctor :   so that the periods come
User :   fertility! sorry i spelt it wrong
Doctor :   taking meprate will not have any effect if you are pregnant now
User :   so is there any other way?
Doctor :   meprate will only help, if you are not pregnant
User :   oh ok
User :   so now i shud wait to see if im pregnant or not?
Doctor :   to confirm you are pregnant , please do a urine pregnancy test
User :   now i can do it?
Doctor :   if positive, you can take oral pills, to have a natural abortion,
Doctor :   post D& C, the periods can be delayed for a few days
Doctor :   so i would suggest you, to wait for 3-4 days, then do the urine pregnancy test, in case , u dont have the periods by then
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you are pregnant, consult your gynac, so that you can get the oral pills, where in you can have a normal abortion (nonsurgical)
Doctor :   Also, can you let me know , y did u have a D & C in the first place
User :   so wen is the right time to get myself checked?
User :   i was taking a tablet called tetrivia
Doctor :   try that after 4 days
User :   wer de doctors asked me not to conceive
User :   bcoz it may cause problems for the baby nd the pregnancy in the later stages
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so u concieved anyway, and you underwent a D & C
Doctor :   IS THAT right?
Doctor :   in that case, which month did you have the D &C ( MONTH OF pregnancy, i mean)
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   SORRY
User :   ya it was a mistake
User :   de month i had the DNC i guess it was 5 weeks den
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have been married for 5 yrs now
Doctor :   did the doc, not prescribe oral pills for the same termination, instead of D & C?
Doctor :   WHERE do to reside ?
User :   in xxxxx
User :   i tried that but it dint work
Doctor :   which pills did you use, do you know the name?
User :   MT pill
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i understand
User :   how else can i prevent pregnancy?
Doctor :   dont you use any, oral contraceptives daily?
User :   i have a 2 yrs old daughter
User :   my husband has some problems like performance anxiety
Doctor :   U can also go for implantable devises called norplant, etc which give protection for 3 yrs or so
Doctor :   for now, please do a UPT after 3-4 days
User :   wer he is unable to use any condoms
Doctor :   in case you, are pregancy , please go to doc
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