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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 you?
User :   Hello doctor
User :   i have mensural cycle doctor
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am 21 female
User :   single
Doctor :   Ok
User :   for the first 6-7 days the color of the blood is dark red
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the length my cycle is always large
User :   i checked with doctor all the results are positive
User :   it will last for 15 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Positive for what condition?
User :   positive that i dont have problem with my uterus
User :   any stone
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no cyst even found
Doctor :   Ok
User :   from the next 8-15 days the color of the blood is very very very puuuuuuuuure
Doctor :   Did your mother or sisters have the same problem?
User :   no doctor
User :   i feel afraid that why it looks so pure
User :   i want to know that is it normal?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What do you mean by pure?
User :   how the mensus blood look like?
Doctor :   Is it colourless?
Doctor :   It is usually dark red
User :   noooooo its pure red color
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   So how many days of menses do you have in total?
User :   perfect red color like .......if we cut our skin means how the color of the blood look would be so fresh is it?
User :   totally 15 days doctor
Doctor :   Ok
User :   first 3 days only a few drops
User :   next the level slowly increases
User :   and finally it wil increase
Doctor :   Are you using any medicines for this?
User :   my question is.......... from where the blood is coming from?
User :   i am not using medicines
Doctor :   Ok
User :   because if i use medicine the cycle comes 6 months once
Doctor :   Have you consulted a gynaecologist regarding this?
User :   so i stopped using medicines
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i scaned my lower body completely
Doctor :   What was her suggestion?
User :   they told i want to reduce my weight
User :   i always look like very confused and tensed
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so she told be cool always
Doctor :   Did you get your Thyroid Profile tested?
User :   tension is important resaon for tis prolonged mensus
User :   yes she told
User :   its normal
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   she look lot of test with my blood
Doctor :   Are your periods regular?
User :   doctor please tell me from where the blood is coming from?
User :   periods comes once in 6 months
User :   why its happening doctor
User :   i consulted a xxxxxxx doctor at xxxxxxx
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he told mensus once in 6 months is also normal
User :   doctor please tell me from where the blood is coming from
Doctor :   The cycle of some women is 15 days sometimes normally
User : please tell me from where the blood is coming from?
User :   clear my doubt doctor
User :   please
Doctor :   The blood is coming ffrom your uterus itself
Doctor :   When the uterus lining sheds there is damage to the capillaries
Doctor :   that causes bleeding
User :   why the uterus lining sheds?
Doctor :   That is the reason for periods
User :   okie
User :   why the blllod flow after 8 days looks more fresh?
Doctor :   You should take more rest during your periods especially when the flow is high
User :   ok
User :   anyother suggestion doctor/
Doctor :   You should take a good healthy diet with more fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   try to reduce your weight
User :   ok doctor
User :   thank u
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Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   ok bye bye daoctor
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   no doctor
User :   yessssssss
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