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PCOD, weight gain, polycystis ovary - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello i have irragular periods and i hv multipule sistes in my overise ...
the doctor gave duphaston to take for a week then leave so i will get my periods and then after the periods hv finished i have to take this tablet from 11 th day to 25th of my cyle and repeat this for 3 months ..
but i hv for got that how many tablets the doc told me to eat for the 1st week and then leave it till my periods come i cant reme it was one or 2 daily ... now i am in my home country i dnt hv any contact wid tht doc
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi
Doctor :  
User :   XXXXXXXX here
User :   did u get my situation
Doctor :   lease give me a minute to read your post

Doctor :   please*

User :   sure
Doctor :   its one a day

User :   for both time the 1st week and after the periods also
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   the problem you have is probably PCOD
User :   what does it mean
User :   i hv this prob lonnng back
Doctor :   yes its a chronic long running prob
User :   i get my periods very rare
User :   i took this tab and others 2 before
User :   but now same thing occure again
Doctor :   The treatment needs repeated cycles of the hormonal supplements which now presently on

User :   this can not be cure ever ? or can u advise something els aslo in my regulare life maybe somethings i shd avoid follow certain diet ?
User :   so after taking this tables for a week and leaving it how many days shd i get my periods
Doctor :   There is no fixed measure
Doctor :   you can have 3 to 5 day period
User :   and then on the 11 th days to 25th days i shd take this tablet ryt .. just making sure
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   thats correct
User :   thanx ... this make me worried if in the future this can effect my pregnancy ?
Doctor :   it do affect the fertility but very rarely
Doctor :   one in 20 women will have this roblem
Doctor :   problem*
Doctor :   its a very common condition
Doctor :   only in severe cases the fertility may be affected
User :   this also effect on weight ? bec wen i dnt get my periods my stomach area get fater
Doctor :   not that during periods you gain weight. the hormones in the treatment may increase weight
Doctor :   slowly
User :   and how can i aviod that ?
User :   diting will work ?
Doctor :   Balanced diet, less fat and less carbohydrate diet, good exercise will help
User :   thanx a lot doc ...any advice for me? anything to avoid or fallow in my daily life ?
Doctor :   yes, consume more water
Doctor :   restrict carbohydrate strictly
Doctor :   and go for more green vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   a good morning exercise or a brisk walk will help a lot
User :   i do everything opp
User :   thankkks for ur advicee
Doctor :   User :   yes
Doctor :   OPP ?
User :   yes i dnt eat veg and fruits and drink maybe 3 glass of water in a day
Doctor :   so, from now start on a mission for health
User :   sure doctor
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with XXXXXXXX ?
User :   besides this ... i am always low energy ...
Doctor :   DO you consume enough food ?
User :   and i used to get panic attacks a lot ...but now i get them once a month
User :   yes
Doctor :   the panic attacks can be related to the PCOD you have ,

User :   reallyyy
Doctor :   treating the PCOD will surely get you rid of the panic attacks and other emotional disturbances
User :   i hate it because wen i get it i feel i will die
Doctor :   do not worry, it will get treated
Doctor :   only just stick to the tratment
Doctor :   and my above advices
User :   yes sure i will do that for sure
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with ?
User :   thanks doctore
User :   :)
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me, kindly place your feed back
User :   I got very quick repsponses from you and veryy excllent advises .
Doctor :   you will be shown a window wher you provide your feedback
User :   ok
Doctor :   thanks, bye for now
Doctor :   take care
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