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Pregnancy and irregular periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   okay i am pregnant and i have some questions
Doctor :   ok
User :   how can you go bymy last period? when my period is irregular.
Doctor :   did u do urine pregnancy test
User :   yes
User :   and a blood test
Doctor :   what was the result
User :   my last period was in the beginning of jan, and te period before that was in the end of nov.
User :   postitive
User :   i know i am pregnant cause i am 22 wks pregnant from my ultrasound
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   ok
User :   so if my period is irregular do you go by my last period or ultrasound
Doctor :   both
User :   21 Female student ohio sindle no
Doctor :   u can correlate ur last period date with ultrasound
Doctor :   date
User :   single
User :   no my period isnt right with the ultrasound
Doctor :   when was the last period
Doctor :   u had
Doctor :   exact date
Doctor :   i mean
User :   fromthe ultrasound my period would have been in the end
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when last u had periods
User :   i am not really sure. i know it was around the second week of jan
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   say 8
User :   no the third week
Doctor :   or 9 jan
Doctor :   ok 13
User :   k
Doctor :   jan 13
Doctor :   what is the duration of ur cycles
Doctor :   once in how many days u would get periods
User :   i dont know
User :   some time four or five days
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   i dont now
Doctor :   from 13th jan isit
User :   cause my period isnt the right
Doctor :   so once in how many days u used to get ur periods
Doctor :   i mean 30 days or 35 days?
User :   i dont know cause i miss a whole year, then missed a few months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if jan 13 was ur last period
User :   k
Doctor :   ur due date wil, be november 20th 2008
Doctor :   i mean expected date of delivery
User :   the doctor told me that my date date is november 2nd 2008
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then it must be first week of jan
Doctor :   last week of december u concieved
User :   what!!!
Doctor :   so expected date is nov 2
Doctor :   in that case
User :   tell told me that my due date is nov 2 and my conception day is feb 9
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   so how did i concieve the last week in december
User :   and have a period in jan
Doctor :   if ur pregnant now u r expecting ur baby on nov 2
User :   i am pregnant now and the doctor said my due date is nov 2
Doctor :   according to ur words if u were to delivery on nov 2
User :   yes
Doctor :   u were suppose to have conceived on december
Doctor :   last week of december
Doctor :   yes in ectopic pregnancy they can have periods
Doctor :   or it might be been a spotting
Doctor :   in jan
Doctor :   which is also called implantation bleed
User :   what is ectopic pregnancy
Doctor :   when pregnancy occurs outside
User :   outside?
User :   what does that mean?
Doctor :   ectopic pregnancy is a complication of pregnancy in which the fertilized ovum is implanted in any tissue other than the uterine wal
Doctor :   r ut here
User :   yeah
Doctor :   any doubts please ask
User :   i am trying to understand how you say i got pregnant in december i didnt even have a period that month
Doctor :   r u sure u had periods in jan
Doctor :   if ur due date for delivery is nov 2
Doctor :   then count 9 months and 1 week back
Doctor :   it will be last week od december as date of conception
User :   yeah i one in november at the end of the month and one in jan, but it wasnt heavy bleeding and it last i think three or two days
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   that bleeding in jan could have been a implantation bleed
Doctor :   it occurs during pregnancy
Doctor :   not heavy like in periods
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   i got feb
User :   no i am completely lost
Doctor :   i didnt get u
User :   i am lot i dont understand
Doctor :   dont be confused
Doctor :   so does the date in scan coincide with ur dates
User :   i am confused
Doctor :   ultrasound scan is fairly accurate
User :   so i should just go with the ultrasound
Doctor :   yes
User :   but i have another question
Doctor :   sorry it must be last week of jan
Doctor :   dont be confused now
User :   on the conception date
Doctor :   ok
User :   would it be feb 9 th
Doctor :   ok nov 2is due date
User :   can the conception day be off
User :   ?
Doctor :   count 9 months and 7 days back
Doctor :   that is the conception date
Doctor :   it will some where in the last week on jan
Doctor :   yes
User :   by how many days?
Doctor :   i didnt get u
User :   how many days can a conception date be off
User :   ?
User :   i hear it was 5 days
Doctor :   it will be nov 17
Doctor :   if if conception was on feb 9
Doctor :   conception will occur on 14 th day
Doctor :   of cycle
Doctor :   ovualtion i mean
Doctor :   ovulation occurs on 14 th day of cycle
Doctor :   in a normal 28 day cycle
Doctor :   r u able to understand
User :   from the utlrasound i was 10 wks and 3 days pregnant, and they said it was feb 9 th
Doctor :   yep that must be the correct date
Doctor :   if u go by that date
Doctor :   then ur due date will be nov 17
Doctor :   date of expected delivery
User :   but if i am 10 wks and 3 days the conception date is jan 27
Doctor :   yes thats right
User :   if you count back 10 wks and 3 days
Doctor :   according
Doctor :   it will jan 27
User :   but the fetus is only 8 wks old at 10 wks
Doctor :   ok
User :   so would you count 8 wks back or 10 weeks back
User :   ?
Doctor :   according to scan
Doctor :   u calculate
Doctor :   10 weeks and 3 days
Doctor :   if u had conception on 9 feb
Doctor :   then ur last menstraul period must be on jan 27
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   my perio should have been at the end of the month but it was the third week
Doctor :   ok
User :   are you a real doctor?
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   if u dont have the correct date of last
Doctor :   period
Doctor :   it wil difficult to calculate
Doctor :   exact date of last period
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