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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my period was suppose to come on APr.6 and it is now Apr.11 and still no sign of it. i have the different symptoms of early pregnancy but i took a HPT and the results were negative...but that was days ago..when should i take another test
                                             
Doctor :  
I am reading your query
User :   ok
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When was the first test?
User :   on the 8
User :   of april
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Are you planning for pregnancy?
User :   yes
Doctor :   If you strongly suspicious about pregnancy, you can take pregnancy test once every 3 days for 3 tests
User :   would a blood test me more helpful in knowing
User :   if i am pregnant or not
Doctor :   Yeah the blood test is more specific for pregnancy .

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The serum Beta HCG
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is the test
User :   how long should i wait untill i get it done
Doctor :   One week after you miss your period
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should be good time
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But you should consider the cheap UPT first
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instead of costly serum Beta HCG
User :   im in the military it cost nothing to get that test done
Doctor :  
Ok
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Go ahead
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I think you need your doctor's prescription before you get these done, right??
User :   i had a belly button ring and it kind of got swollen and red and puss was coming out of it
Doctor :  
Can you volunteer yourself in the lab?
User :   is it infected
Doctor :   Yes

User :   um...idk you
User :   are the doctor lol
Doctor :   I did not understand what you just typed
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I mean you should go see your doctor physically and get a prescription for the test serum Beta HCG
User :   well i didn't get any antibotics for it i just took it out and let it heal...it is fine now but should i still go get it look at before attempting to repierce it
User :   oh lol sorry about that
User :   i probably shouldn
User :   i probably shouldnt repierce it if i pregnant
Doctor :  
You should probably consider to wait for more time
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before repiercing
User :   yes
Doctor :  
The infection though is not apparent without pus it takes month's time to complete go away from the site
User :   ...um about a year ago i got an UTI...sometimes i still feel as though i get one every so often...painful urination sometimes...
Doctor :  
You should consider following tips for the same
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1) Drink lots of water, 4 litres per day
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2) Urinate as frequently as possible
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3) Empty the bladder after a sexual intercourse
User :   well with my job its really hard to empty my bladder...im a chef so we have to wait at least 3hrs before using the bathroom
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with

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3 hours is fine
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Did you follow what all I said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Hi
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Are you back?
User :   yes sorry about that
Doctor :  
Not a problem
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Please go ahead
User :   how hard is being pregnant...im only 20 and me and my fiancee wanted a child but not this early because of our age...im a little scared
Doctor :  
A female shall be able to maintain a pregnancy and deliver a healthy baby after 18 yrs of age
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So if you follow up regularly with the Doctor with your antenatal check up
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and thorough evaluations with time
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you should be able to deliver a healthy baby as others who are in mid 20's or late 20's
User :   well that's good to know
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Importantly you have to be positive
User :   just worried about the pain
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and be confident in your approach towards health
User :   of child birth
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The pain during child birth or labor is no more an issue
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the current management is far advansed with painless or minimal pain deliveries
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*advanced
User :   can u miss a period and not be pregnant
Doctor :  
yeah
User :   i never missed a period and its always on time so this is very out of the ordinary
User :   my breast have been sore for at least a week or more is this ordinary
User :   i can barely stand to touch them and ive went from a 34B to 34C
Doctor :  
Do you have morning sickness, nausea, headaches?
User :   and i get very sore on my sides, right were the armpits are
User :   i have fatigue and cramps, i only get nausea right after i eat something
Doctor :   Symptoms are probable towards pregnancy

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but the most positive sign is the Urine preg test
User :   what about my soreness is that normal
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I suggest you with some home measures for the symptoms you have
User :   like...
Doctor :   Soreness is normal during early pregnancy
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The hot fomentation over the sore breasts is the best measure for you right now
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Do not wear tight inner wear
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Do not use bra's when you are staying indoors
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Heat packs are available in the pharmacy
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you can use them
User :   ok thank you very much for all your help...i have to get back to work thanku again
Doctor :   Plese fill the feedback form

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Thanks for consulting me
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Bye for now
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