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Reduced days of bleeding during menstrunal cycles after miscarriage. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   just a bit worried about my menstrational cycle
Doctor :   ok pls tell me
Doctor :   the cause of your worry?
User :   well,how long/days is a normal menstration suppose to lasted?
Doctor :   the normal duration is 3-5 days with the flow duration gradually reducing..
Doctor :   this is however very broad since some have
Doctor :   it \lasting for up to a week and more since the start of their periods so
User :   well,i will be 26 next week,i stared when i was 13 and it last till 7days until present. And my husband feels it not normal
Doctor :   has it been the same since the start of your periods
Doctor :   or has it increased in duration..recently.
User :   yeah...but if few days before my next period i stay of sugar then it lasts for 6days
Doctor :   ok
User :   so am i normal?
Doctor :   do you have the same amount of flow all the 7 days
Doctor :   regular menstruation that lasts for a few days (usually 3 to 5 days, but anywhere from 2 to 7 days is considered normal
Doctor :   average blood loss 10-80 mL considered normal
User : reduces as the 4th day passes although the first 3days is always heavy..but i think it as something to do with myy weigh as i'm a bit over weighted
Doctor :   what are your blood Hemoglobin levels?
User :   hmm...seems you are now speaking in tongues...i'm not good in biology....blood hemoglobin as in( the name sounds familiar) lol'
Doctor :   did you have blood routine (investigations) done...
User :'ve got a phobie for doctors and hospitals
Doctor :   ok
User :   i don't go for check up as i consider myself healthy
Doctor :   can you do your normal routine activity without trouble?
User :   yeah
User :   except for menstral pains
Doctor :   ok then there is northing for you to be worried about..
User :   thanks and one more thing
Doctor :   it is your normal routine..
User :   yeah
Doctor :   pls fill this form tell me when done
User :   i'm done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pls tell me
User :   secondly,i've got a girl of 21/2 years old
Doctor :   k
User :   i got pregnant in 2006,got miscarriage and never got pregnant again
User :   although when i had the miscarriage i was no longer ready for another but i've been trying getting pregnant for the past 6months all to no avail..i've used the 14th day ovulation stuff but no working
Doctor :   k
User :   so what can i do..that was why i was worried if it was because i was having my period more than 5days
User :   what doo u think
Doctor :   it could be normal..
Doctor :   any complications during the pregnancy
User :   no,it was a normal birth,went back for check up after few months of delivery as routine and was told everything was ok
User :   got pregnant and miscarried and...nothing more
Doctor :   any infections after the miscarriage
User :   no
User :   because i was also at the emergency when i got miscarried due to stomach menstral pain like
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   at which month of pregnancy did you miscarry
User :   it was sometime in august 2006
User :   august/september
Doctor :   how long did the pregnancy last
User :   humm..a month+
Doctor :   your blood group and your husbands
User :   0+ both
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   then it will require the assesment and examination to find out the cause in you
Doctor :   for which you might need to consult the Gynaecologist
User :   i promised my hubby i was going to get an appointment with a gyna today,i got to entrance of the hospital got a goose pimples and turned back..i don't like hospital and the mere look of a doc get me sick and scared to die
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   but you will have to see them once for the examination
Doctor :   your location pls
User :   XXXXX
Doctor :   ok
User :   XXXXX
Doctor :   currently we operate in
Doctor :   XXXXXX
Doctor :   if you have any qurey we can help you but
User :   but?
Doctor :   since it requires
Doctor :   examination you will need to see them in person
User :   hummm....seems i've got no choice on this..i'll think it through and maybe my hubby go get the appointment
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