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Missed periods and pregnancy. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doc
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i hv missed my periods this month..
Doctor :   ok
User :   was due around 23 of last month..
Doctor :   ok
User :   how wud i kno if am pregnant or if its due to suome other reasons??
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   Age: 23 Gender: F Location: Marital Status: married Dependants: No
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long is it that you are married?
User :   got married last aug 29th
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you using contraceptives?
User :   no i dint..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the few probable signs of pregnancy are
Doctor :   1. morning sickness
Doctor :   2. loss of menstruation
Doctor :   3. easy tiredness
Doctor :   4. there is slight vaginal spotting in the early days of pregnancy
Doctor :   you can get the pregnancy tested
Doctor :   with help of urine pregnancy test
User :   wat does the morning sickness mean??
Doctor :   it's vomiting in the morning
User :   ok..
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   how accurate are the pregnancy strips??
Doctor :   97%
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
User :   i actually did a pregnancy test using velocit strip around 25th of the last month.. the result was negative.
User :   but i havent got my periods yet....
User :   wat wud b the probable reasons??
Doctor :   the test is usually positive as early as 18th day after fertilization
User :   ok..
User :   v had an intercourse around 7-8 days aftr my previous period..
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually he dint ejaculate inside..
Doctor :   ok
User :   he ejaculated very little outside the vagina...
User :   r thr any chances of pregnancy??
Doctor :   fertilization can occur even with out complete ejaculation
User :   ok........
Doctor :   is there any thing else?
User :   i wanted to know if i shud do the pregnancy test again??
Doctor :   i would suggest that?
User :   ok..
Doctor :   i would suggest that.
User :   n wat else can b the reasons for dleyed periods..
Doctor :   in reproductive age group and sexually active with out contraception, the nost comon cause of missed periods is pregnancy
Doctor :   the other causes could be
Doctor :   stress
Doctor :   sever illness
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   ok..
User :   wat do i do now??
Doctor :   i would suggest you to get the urine pregnancy test done
Doctor :   and if it is positive
Doctor :   then visit a gynecologist to get it confirmed and for regular follow-up
User :   ok...
User :   wat if it comees negative agin??
Doctor :   and if it is negative even then you visit the doctor, this time to what is the exact cause of missed periods and get treated accordingly
User :   how sure can i be of this result..??
Doctor :   which one?
User :   if it is negative..
Doctor :   even then you may be pregnant,
Doctor :   it may be due to improper testing
Doctor :   using early morning urine gives the best result
User :   are there any betr ones tat i can use for a home test ??
Doctor :   this is easy and safe test to perform at home
Doctor :   and quiet reliable
Doctor :   also
User :   vch ??
Doctor :   urine pregnancy test
User :   ok...
User :   i used velocit strip the 1st time..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this time also you can use the same
User :   i wanted to know if its good enough or anythin more better and reliable than velocit??
Doctor :   at the moment you can use the velocit kit
User :   ok...
Doctor :   but see to that you use the morning urine sample
User :   ya ok..
Doctor :   dis you get that?
User :   ya..
Doctor :   is there any thing else4 that i can help you with
User :   no nothin else...
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send
User :   thank u..
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   ya
Doctor :   thank you , bye
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