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Risks of taking abortion pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am not sure if I am pregnant?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I had my last period on 16 Jan 2009
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so it is supposed to come between 12 and 14 Feb as my period normally comes in 28 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but till now the period still has not come yet
User :   I am really worried
Doctor :   Ok
User :   as I had unprotected sex with my bf on 10th Feb because we thought it should be safe
Doctor :   May I ask you few question before I answer your question
User :   yes
Doctor :   Were you not having sex before 10 th february
User :   yes we had but protected
Doctor :   What do you mean protected?
Doctor :   Were you on pills or condoms or IUD
User :   we used condom
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you tell me the exact dates of your last three periods?
Doctor :   Were you periods exactly 28 days cycle?
User :   on december yes 28 days
User :   but it came earlier on Jan, I think after 26 days
User :   26 or 27 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The period cycles are said to be normal between 24 to 35 days
Doctor :   so you can wait till 35 days after your previous date
Doctor :   Now do you have any of the symptoms of pregnancy
Doctor :   like breast tenderness or heaviness
Doctor :   nausea
Doctor :   fatigue or tired ness
User :   one sec
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I have breast tenderness
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your age and location
User :   and my stomach feel bloated too
User :   I am in London, I am 28
Doctor :   Were you ever pregnant?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok there are some urine pregnancy kits available
Doctor :   in the pharmacy store
User :   I did pregnancy test today, but it is negative
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can repeat it after a week
User :   but maybe too early to show
Doctor :   or 10 days
User :   may I ask you is it possible I get pregnant?
Doctor :   if it is negative then it is almost sure
Doctor :   The possibility is less
Doctor :   because you had sex during safe period
User :   because my bf injected only after 10th Feb
Doctor :   but there are very rare situations
User :   so you mean I still could have chance to get pregnant?#
Doctor :   yeah an unprotected intercourse anytime lead to pregnancy
Doctor :   hence doctor usually ask to continue using birth control pills
Doctor :   or use condom
Doctor :   if the couple do not need a child
User :   there is one thing I want to mention: I went to China on 17 Jan -9 Feb, I had jetleg plus stress mood during the time, could this affect the period?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it can delay the periods
Doctor :   I too think of these reasons like stress, mood changes
Doctor :   in your case
Doctor :   as the cause of delayed periods
Doctor :   Do not worry
Doctor :   Get the preg test once more after ten days if do not get periods by then
Doctor :   if it is negative
User :   right, could I ask you my last period came on 16 Jan, is it possible to ovulate around 10th Feb?
Doctor :   Usually the ovulation happen right in the middle of period
Doctor :   hence Feb 1st could be your ovulation date
Doctor :   the ovum expires in a day
Doctor :   so 10 feb is not the date
Doctor :   for you
User :   could any reason delay ovulate?
Doctor :   Not really in a woman with regular periods
User :   my stomach feel really not confortable, bloated pain, do you know why?
User :   yeah, I did have regular period for the at least last 6 months
Doctor :   There are different reasons for bloating
Doctor :   of stomach and pain
Doctor :   since you have regular periods
Doctor :   so you need not worry about the chance of pregnancy
Doctor :   for now
Doctor :   because the ovulation correctly falls in the mid of the cycle
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Should we now talk about the bloated pain
Doctor :   in your stomach
User :   ok, if I do get pregnant, if I take abortion pills, is it bad for my health? will be damage my liver and kidney?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Abortion pills are safe in normal women
Doctor :   Hello do you have any questions
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   can you give me one sec, i am on the phone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   is it hurt if have abortion pills
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   They are very safe and pain free if you take as early as possible
User :   when you suggest i can take the pill?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Think positive
Doctor :   you have hardly a chance of being pregnant
Doctor :   hence you may not need it
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything that I can help you with?
User :   no thanks
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