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Positive pregnancy symptoms but negative test - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Good evening Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i Help you?
User :   Doctor some syptoms says my Wife is pregnant
User :   Actually her last period was 17th Feb
User :   Till today she didn't get any Period
Doctor :   ok
User :   And he feels kind of fever, Headache, and Back ache
Doctor :   are yu practising any methods to avoid child birth
User :   Morning times tierdness
User :   no planning for chile
Doctor :   were her previous cycles regular
User :   regular 28 days
User :   only feb it was 31 day
Doctor :   ok
User :   that was 17th feb
User :   and now we checkd it in Home pregnancy test
User :   it's showing negative
User :   What might have caused
Doctor :   married since how many years
User :   1 year
Doctor :   any kids
User :   and last April have not planned 7-8 weeks abortion done
User :   no
User :   her age is 24 and mine 30 yrs
Doctor :   after that didnt take any precationd
User :   Yes till october took
User :   Since october trying for a child
Doctor :   what measures
User :   Actully her using condoms
Doctor :   vaginal condoms
User :   she was getting proper periods but flow was ver less
User :   penis condom
Doctor :   0k
Doctor :   any other symptoms like nausea
Doctor :   vomiting
User :   No vomiting
Doctor :   early morning tierdness
User :   Yes
User :   Back ache,
User :   Feverish sometimes
Doctor :   any vaginal discharge
Doctor :   pricking sensation in the breast
User :   Yes she feels kind of White discharge sometimes
User :   No pricking sention in breast
Doctor :   this is the first time she is experinecing these symptoms
User :   yes doc
Doctor :   or usually comes and goes
User :   Back ache she was getting not very often but now days every alternte day she is suffering
Doctor :   we cant exactly rely on urine pregnancy test
Doctor :   there may be some faults
User :   Means
Doctor :   mid stream urine to be collected
User :   And to addd to she is taking Folic acid tabs and Supradyne Multivitamin tablets
User :   since a month
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   early sample of urine to be discarde
Doctor :   middle sample to collected
User :   Doctor what's you intention
User :   what faulty it might be
Doctor :   regarding the urine test
Doctor :   yu did the test or
Doctor :   it was done in hospital
User :   Yes we did it
Doctor :   what was the color
Doctor :   after the test
User :   One pink line came
Doctor :   light or dark
User :   second line was not come clearly it' s very light pink (only line
User :   Very very light
Doctor :   this says its query
User :   Code was negative
User :   Okie
Doctor :   urine tests detects the harmone HCG lrvels
User :   I just want to know that when excatly we need to do tha HPT
Doctor :   the test will be positive after 8-9 days after intercouse, 8-9 days after missing a cycle
Doctor :   main thing is even if hcg is positive the pregnancy may not be there
Doctor :   without positive test there may be pregnacy also
User :   Oh okie
Doctor :   its not 1005
Doctor :   if yu do the ultrasound scan
Doctor :   it will give full details
User :   okie doctor
User :   Usually when will HPT done
Doctor :   we can appreciate the sac for baby in the uterus as the earliest finding
User :   means to say after period / after the ovulation
User :   some date or time
Doctor :   1 week to 10 days after missing the normal regular perios
User :   that means to say 17th march is exactly 28 days
User :   from feb17 - 17th march
User :   so shall i wait for another 5 days
Doctor :   thats not the issue
Doctor :   even after 5 days the test can be positive or negative
User :   Okie
Doctor :   ultrasound scan
User :   Okie doctor
Doctor :   and examination by a OBG doctor will help
Doctor :   regading the symtoms also only tierdness and backache
User :   One of my wife's freind is Gynocologist she advised her to wait for a week
Doctor :   does not say she is pregnant
User :   No
User :   i don't know
Doctor :   ok thats fine waiting is good
User :   i didn't get u r questions
User :   Sorry doc just i'm asking your opinion
Doctor :   did yu get any tests done
User :   Only HPT
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   i am here to clarify your doubts
User :   Her view is if it's late period it will come if not pregnancy that's was her idea my wife feels
Doctor :   yu can wait for 1 week
Doctor :   and then repeat the test
Doctor :   if positive good
Doctor :   or if the same symptoms continue
User :   Can i have intercourse doc
User :   okie
Doctor :   yu can get a scan done
Doctor :   if her periods occurs then
Doctor :   pregnancy is ruled out
Doctor :   delay in the cycles can be
User :   Doc what you feel about condition condition
User :   yes doc
Doctor :   due to stress anxiety tension
Doctor :   if she misses her cycle for another 7-10 days
Doctor :   then pregnancy can be confirmed with a urine test
Doctor :   or scan
User :   Okie doc
User :   Doc what you feel about current condition
Doctor :   did yu undergo any test
Doctor :   wait for a 7- 10 days
Doctor :   then we can repeat the test
Doctor :   because when there are low titre of HCG
Doctor :   the test can be weakly positive
User :   okie
Doctor :   after few days the titre can rise and the test can be positive
User :   Docotr why HCG will be low any cause / lack of vitamin or any other cause
Doctor :   no intially for every one the titre will raise gradually
Doctor :   not due to vitamins or any other cause
Doctor :   excess of HCG will come in urine
Doctor :   that will be detected as color change
Doctor :   as the pregnancy advances the HCG level increses
User :   last and final question is Shall have sex during this time / during pregnancy
User :   if yes upto when i can have sex
Doctor :   no problem
Doctor :   yu can clarify all the doubts yu
Doctor :   have ill give few medical tips
Doctor :   once the pregnancy is confirmed
User :   okie
Doctor :   sex is not advised for first 3 months
Doctor :   chances of abortion is high
User :   Oh okie
Doctor :   and not advised for last 3 months
User :   between 4 - 6 months 2 months only
Doctor :   chances of going to premature delivery is more
Doctor :   as a whole safety measure is to avoid the sex durnig the whole preg
User :   Then once sperms enters at right time is enough
Doctor :   not only safety
Doctor :   even the wife will feel good and better
Doctor :   it will be a discomfort for her
User :   Thanks doc
Doctor :   any more query
Doctor :   yu can proceed
Doctor :   have yu undergone any test
User :   No doc
Doctor :   thats ok
User :   What test
Doctor :   the need of semen test and others
User :   No docotr i'm onfident
Doctor :   is not needed because she has already concived once
User :   cos 1 year back she got pregnant
Doctor :   and abortion done
User :   But we undergone for ab
Doctor :   thats what i said
User :   More over always my diet is fruits and vegetable
Doctor :   nothing to worry
User :   and more over every 15 days once i'll do 24 hours fasting
User :   with salt water flush
User :   so i'm fit enough
Doctor :   every thing will be alright
User :   Thanks doc
Doctor :   after a abortion she can get her pregnancy delayed
Doctor :   thats usual
User :   That's wat happend i think
User :   I feel it's not as fertile as 1st time
User :   is that right doc
Doctor :   after an abortion usually the pregnancy gets delayed
User :   Any efect on child
Doctor :   how was the abotion done
User :   Which is more effect is aborton or a delivery
Doctor :   by tablets or minor surgery
User :   It's missed period /accum aspiration
Doctor :   this was done where
User :   it cost me around 15 k
Doctor :   its minor surgical procedure
User :   AAAAAAA nursing home at jayanagar
Doctor :   did she take any tablets to abort
User :   It won't effect on the child for future
User :   Yes doc
Doctor :   no not a problem
User :   meftrol / mestrol she was heavy bleeded that day night
User :   next day surgery has done
Doctor :   because the change in the harmonal level after abortion can delay the pregnancy
User :   But i feel ultrsound will effect on growing fetus is she is pregnant ?
Doctor :   ultralsound and MRI doesnot have any radiation hazards
Doctor :   only x-rays and ct have
User :   Oh okie
Doctor :   other than that totally she should undergo
Doctor :   3 scans during her preganancy
Doctor :   following the abortion and suction the change in the harmonal status
Doctor :   the stress and tension
Doctor :   she experiences
Doctor :   all can delay the pregnancy
User :   Oh okie
Doctor :   best is to wait for 7- 10 days
Doctor :   get a repeat urine test done
User :   Okie doc
Doctor :   if needed can go for gynec examintaion and scan
User :   She often says she don't even believe that she will get a period
User :   Okie doc
Doctor :   then its good
Doctor :   mostly can be pregnant
Doctor :   urine test negative
User :   yes doc
Doctor :   but still no cycles
Doctor :   need of scan is very mucyh
User :   she has very very regula in that
User :   okie doc
Doctor :   because the pregnancy may be in the tubes
Doctor :   if not in the uterus
User :   Tubes means
User :   is that a problem
Doctor :   usually the pregnancy happens inthe uterus
Doctor :   inside the uterus
User :   ayyo
Doctor :   there are other places where pregnancy can also occur
User :   that means it's because last time abortion
Doctor :   i am not saying in your case
Doctor :   not to panic
User :   scary leads to ectopic pregnancy
Doctor :   these are the other minor options to be ruled out
Doctor :   yes ectopic
User :   Scarring caused by previous pelvic surgery
Doctor :   but this only if
User :   Let me do that ultra sound asap than
User :   Already i'm taking lot of pain over here
Doctor :   she does not get cycles for another 1 - 1.5 months with a negative urine test, but she has symptoms
Doctor :   dont worry this not in your case
Doctor :   i am educating yu regarding these things
User :   Sure doc let me lear these things
Doctor :   nothing to worry be bold
Doctor :   every thing will be fruitful
User :   why will this cause
Doctor :   its only for knowledge wise
Doctor :   better wait ,
Doctor :   repeat the urine test
User :   okie
Doctor :   if not
Doctor :   consult gynec doctor
User :   Yeah doc
Doctor :   she will advise a scan
Doctor :   after her first abortion did she have scan
User :   No doc
Doctor :   ok
User :   once had ultrsound / radilogy for UTI infection which was in Jan09
Doctor :   she may need a scan later
Doctor :   even if she is not getting the cycles
Doctor :   but unine test is stilll negative
User :   scan to identify the scarry
User :   ?
Doctor :   not the ectopic
Doctor :   many other condition
Doctor :   like any injury to uterus following abotion
Doctor :   any adhesions in uteus
User :   so only we have been aspiration also has some negative ?
User :   i mean to say side effects
Doctor :   but not to worry about these things
Doctor :   these are only minor possiblities 5- 10%
User :   okie
Doctor :   chance of pregnancy is 80 - 85%
Doctor :   so think more of pregnancy
User :   Doc please let me know honestly onething
Doctor :   not of other possiblities
User :   right now what you think about her condition
Doctor :   yes i advice to wait
User :   Okie doc
Doctor :   let her continue her folic acid tablets
Doctor :   and multivitamins after food
Doctor :   lets hope every thing will be right
User :   Okie
Doctor :   let her avoid taking weight
User :   Thanks doc
User :   Okie
Doctor :   take healty foods
Doctor :   be calm and relaxed
Doctor :   not worry about these things
User :   Sure doc
Doctor :   even yu follow the same things
Doctor :   any more query
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   No doc thxs
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
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