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PCO, OCP to regularize periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   I would like to consult a gynacologist
Doctor :   Yes tell me
User :   Actually I have irregular periods over 5 years
User :   I have diagnosed with doctors
User :   done scanning,thyroid tests and all
User :   before 2 years i didn't get any result
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but said that has thyroid
User :   but very low variations
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information-- Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:'
User :   so asked to use thyroxin for 1 month
User :   Age:23
User :   MAritalStatus:UnMarried
User :   i think this is enough
User :   shal i continue?
Doctor :   I need to know your profession
User :   AM s software engineer
User :   am a software engineer*
Doctor :   Ok you can continue
User :   and am from india
User :   and then again i chekd thyroid and got normal result
User :   it is in my engineering
User :   before 2 yrs
User :   after getting job i came out and the irregulat periods continued
User :   so i again made tests
User :   this time they gave result as PCO(polycystic ovary syndrome)
User :   and some variatin in thyroid
User :   but dianosed only for PCO
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   said tht its not required to diagnose for thyroid since only minor variations
User :   given to use GLYCOMET tablet
User :   used it
Doctor :   Let me tell you XXXXXXXX that PCOS is a common cause of irregular menstruation
User :   okk
User :   and then when i go to doc that am not getting period this month
User :   they give primolut-N
Doctor :   Right now there is not much you can do to regularise the periods
User :   it u use it it comes perfectly
User :   1sec let me tellu my doubt
Doctor :   But you may be asked to start on OCPs to regularize it once you are married
User :   OCPs means??
Doctor :   Oral contraceptive pills
User :   y to use it?
Doctor :   It has low levels of hormone estrogen so it helps to regularize your periods if you simultaneously want to avoid pregnancy as well
Doctor :   But as of now there is nothing much you can do about it
Doctor :   But Weight control and excercise are very effective in PCOS
User :   okk
User :   am 5'4 height and 67 in weight
User :   so has to reduce weight i think??
User :   my doubt is: since am getting periods only by using tablets
User :   should I use it always to get period or what is the other way?
User :   if i don't use tablet its taking me 3-4 months to get a period
User :   am actaully very afraid
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   as is there any problem after getting married
User :   to get children after married
Doctor :   Please check that to know your BMI and risk of obesity
Doctor :   No,though it may reduce the chances of pregnancy
Doctor :   But there are medicines for that
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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