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No periods after pubic infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi I'm concerned for my niece
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   ok
User :   She just recovered from an pubic infection and still hasn't had her menses
User :   her date was 25 feb
Doctor :   pelvic infection isit
User :   yes
Doctor :   since how long is having this Pelvic infection and delayed periods
User :   hello
Doctor :   if women has pelvic infection , i mean PID there will be Irregular menstrual periods, such as extra long periods, spotting or cramps throughout the month
User :   She has never had delayed periods and her infection happened two weeks ago and recovered about a week ago
Doctor :   in some women who PID, they may not experience these symptoms as well
Doctor :   yes it will take a while for her to get periods back
Doctor :   it may be due to stress
Doctor :   when was the last time around she had her periods
Doctor :   and she is due this time around
User :   Jan 25 was her last ans she was expecting it to happen on feb 25 but she didnt have it till now
Doctor :   was periods regular before this
Doctor :   does she have painful urination or vaginal discharge that is usually yellow or green and may have an unpleasant smell?
User :   She sarted havin it last year in july, she was havin it monthy but for about 2-3 times she had it every 3 weeks and then it got back to normal but she didnt have such a long delay as she is having now
Doctor :   get a urine pregnancy test done
Doctor :   and i would suggest to consult a gynecologist
User :   no pains when urnating and no yellow discharge she just has abit of whitish discharge
Doctor :   since her periods are getting delayed
Doctor :   she needs to be investigated for her delayed periods
User :   just from febuary, she didnt have any delays before
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have u consulted gynecologist for this delayed periods
Doctor :   if not please consult at once
User :   Ok apart from this she has also got her cervical cancer injection
User :   Are there any long term effects of that
Doctor :   that can also be followed up when u visit the gynecologist
Doctor :   due to PID isit
Doctor :   if not treated in time or appropriately
Doctor :   it can lead to infertility in some women
Doctor :   they will have difficulty in conceiving as well
User :   ok
Doctor :   may lead to other severe systemic infections as well
Doctor :   so it is essential to consult a gynecologist at this point in time
Doctor :   to make sure if any infection is cause it needs to treated well
Doctor :   in time
Doctor :   before it make any damage
User :   So the cervical cancer injection doesn't have to do anything with her delaying period ?
Doctor :   unlikely
Doctor :   delayed periods are more likely to be due to infection
Doctor :   or stress
Doctor :   rarely pregnancy can be the cause
User :   ok so the best thing to do now is consult a gynecologist ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   please do write to us regarding the progress once u consult the gynecologist at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with
User :   nothing for now , I will email you after consulting with gynecologist
User :   Thank You very much
Doctor :   sure, take care
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Doctor :   ur welcome
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