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Possibility of pregnancy due to late menstrual, nausea and sore breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Late menstrual, nausea, sore breast, first day of last period was 6th of feb ( I think it was a menstrual) and had intercourse on the 23rd and 24th of jan which happened to be the day I ovulated. Could I be pregnant ?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   35
Doctor :   Did you have your periods normally during the last month?
User :   yes
User :   but 1 day shorter
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you on pills?
User :   no
Doctor :   Were your periods regular in the past?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness?
User :   no, just asthma
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   The chance that you could be pregnant following the sexual act on January is very unlikely (as you had your periods normally the previous month).
Doctor :   However sitting from this far without physical examination, it is a tough task
Doctor :   to predict what might be causing the present disturbances.
Doctor :   Symptoms such as yours is/are expected in the following conditions
Doctor :   1. Hormone disturbances
Doctor :   2. High stress levels
Doctor :   3. Infections
Doctor :   4. Progesterone pills (Emergency contraceptive pills/birth control pills)
Doctor :   5. Rare possibility are ovarian disorders such as hormone secreting ovarian cysts.
Doctor :   6. If you had engaged in unprotected sexual intercourse during the last month(which you do not report of)
Doctor :   then pregnancy needs to be considered.
Doctor :   In such case you will need to get urine pregnancy test.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes i have, then i will get a test done. Thank you
Doctor :   * Pregnancy is possible only if you had engaged in sexual intercourse after your last menstrual period.
Doctor :   Else it is very unlikely that you could be pregnant.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no that is all, thank you for your help
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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