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Ortho Evra Patch and its usage for period regulation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I JUST STARTED THE ORTHO EVRA PATCH YESTERDAY EVENING AND JUST STARTED MY PERIOD THIS MORNING IS THIS NORMAL?
Doctor :   when was your expected date ?
Doctor :   for periods
User :   i dont have one i have a tumor on my pituitairy gland witch prevents my from having my period
Doctor :   are you with me?
User :   So i didnt know what to expect when trying this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you been told this by a doctor after going through examinations?
User :   told what?
Doctor :   about the pitutary tumour
User :   thkey didnt say when my period should start so i was wondering if this is normal
User :   i have had the tumor for 3 years
Doctor :   ok are you on any medications for the same?

Doctor :   its normal to have periods
Doctor :   but for the use of the patch you need to consult your gyneacologist and fix the time you should start the usage of patch
Doctor :   should be started ate the onset of periods evrery month for 3 weeks then dicontinue the 4th week
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