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Query regarding irregular periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hai my name is .will u help me regarding my irregular periods
Doctor :   sure
User :   may i knw ur name
Doctor :   when was the last time u got ur menses
Doctor :   Dr
User :   in the month of january-2008
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For health information Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Doctor :   did u get pregnancy test done?
User :   my age is 21..working in a call in ,am single
Doctor :   how long has been your periods irregular
User :   before i used to get my periods once in 2 last period ws in the mnth of jan
Doctor :   ok
User :   bt nw frm pst 3 mnths i dint gt my period
Doctor :   is ur menses irregular from the time u attainted menarche
Doctor :   ok
User :   is this the symptom for pregnancy
Doctor :   did u have intercourse anytime in between
User :   yes its very irregular
Doctor :   missed periods in reproductive age , first thing can be pregnancy
Doctor :   did u have intercourse anytime in between the time last time u had menses and now?
Doctor :   pregnancy might be the reason for missed period
User :   yes actually whenever i used to have sex with my boy frnd i ws nt getting my periods but in the next mnth i used to get my periods....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   get a urine pregnancy done
Doctor :   at the earliest
User :   what are symptoms for pregnancy
Doctor :   missed periods might be due to stress
Doctor :   nausea
Doctor :   vomiting
Doctor :   increased urinary frequency
User :   i never got vomitting sensation or guidiness
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   breast tenderness
Doctor :   stomach pains
Doctor :   increased vaginal discharge
User :   no i dont get all these symptoms
Doctor :   light bleeding or what we call spotting from vagina
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   to be sure u can get a urine pregnancy done
Doctor :   it is simple
Doctor :   can be done at home
Doctor :   u get Velocit strips
Doctor :   in pahrmacy
Doctor :   if ur positive u can see gynecologist for further evaluation
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok i will .but in my last mensus it bleeded very lightly
Doctor :   that might be menstrual bleeding
Doctor :   so is it been 5 months since u had last menses isit
Doctor :   pregnancy is not the only reason for missed periods
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   a delay of 4-8 days of periods is fine
Doctor :   but if is beyond 9 days
Doctor :   u got to suspect pregnancy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   no this is the 4th mnth i hvnt got my periods...before i ws nt eating well..but now am healthy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have facial hairs or r u overweight?
Doctor :   Hormone imbalance is rarely the cause of missed periods
User :   am 21 n my weight is 55
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what ur height , i will calculate the BMI for u
User :   my height is 5.8
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ur underweight
Doctor :   u need to eat well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ur BMI is 18
Doctor :   normally BMI should be 20-24.9
User :   so what do u suggest shold i increase my weight....whats bmi
Doctor :   Body mass index
Doctor :   body indications the ideal weight to height
Doctor :   u can take food rich in protiens
Doctor :   like milk,meat
Doctor :   greens
Doctor :   have more of curds
Doctor :   vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   u also need to exercise to build muscles
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can join for yogas
User :   but i eat very well....i eat meat every day bt i dont like to drink milk
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can have chocolate
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will give u link
User :   yes i do have chacolates
Doctor :   u can get personalised diet menu for u
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. You can live chat or post a query at this portal http// call them alternatively at 0000

Doctor :   if ur eating three times a day
Doctor :   increase amount of food u take
User :   yes i dont skip my food
Doctor :   u should be fine
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   stress must be making u miss periods
Doctor :   since u work in callcentre
Doctor :   u have shifts right
Doctor :   might contribute to ur miss periods
Doctor :   dont worry about things
User :   yes i think am working in a uk shift...i reach home aroung 11.30 in the night
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   u got to have time for urself
Doctor :   sleep well
Doctor :   dont worry too much about work when u get home
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   weekends u try going out and destress urself
Doctor :   join yoga
Doctor :   or gym
Doctor :   which ever u feel comfortable
User :   thanks alot so shall i consult gynochologist regarding my irregular periods
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u might need few tests
Doctor :   to know the exact cause
User :   what test they do...will they give lot of tablets to have
Doctor :   nope
Doctor :   once they find th cause they will explain u
Doctor :   how to go about
Doctor :   i feel ur stressed out, that is making u miss periods if not pregnancy
Doctor :   to be sure u get a pregnancy test done at home as i said
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to ask
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts?
User :   my job is very stressful...i shall consult a dr at the earliest...thanks for ur suggestion...yes u clrd all my doubts
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   stop worrying
Doctor :   be cheerful
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thankx for consulting healthcare magic
User :   many thanks
Doctor :   have a nice day
Doctor :   bye for now
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