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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi, I have missed my periods for last 3 months now (the only change I made was taking the Nutrilite MultiVitamin). My periods have been irregular many times before as well...Im 30yrs old and had my 1st periods when I was 15.Please advice what could be the reasons
User :   hi
User :  
Hi, I have missed my periods for last 3 months now (the only change I made was taking the Nutrilite MultiVitamin). My periods have been irregular many times before as well...Im 30yrs old and had my 1st periods when I was 15.Please advice what could be the reasons
User :   is anyone there?
Doctor :   please give me 2 minutes to read
User :  
ok thanks
User :  
I hope the information is kept private and confidential
Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
its 100 percent confidential
User :  
what could be the reasons?
User :  
is it something I have to worry about?
User :  
how can I get my periods back?
Doctor :  
are u sexually active?
User :  
well...tried it once recently for the 1st time
User :  
I was nervous of having sex...so used to just play around..
User :  
tried the 1st time a week before...
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
so u never had sex before?
User :   a year back yes
User :  
no sex at all...
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
its just that he tried hard to break my hymen
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what happend?
User :  
bleeding...happend that was a yr back
User :  
and when i tried last week - i had the 1st succesful sex
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
bleeding, but used precaution
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
why is my periods stopped >??? for 3 mos now
Doctor :  
but ur periods are irregular from many days right?
User :  
since age 15, yes
Doctor :   what is the pattern ?
User :  
i get it regular for 3 mo,s and then stops for few months and then comes again
Doctor :   every time its delayed
User :  
it comes for say: 6mos regular
User :  
and then 3 mons nothin
User :  
and then again 6mos regular
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
are u habituated to smoking?
User :  
I have started takin few vitamins -carb blocker , since i gain wight easily, it speeds up metabolism
User :  
is that the reason?
User :  
no
Doctor :  
whats ur weight?
User :  
110pounds
User :  
Im 5feet
Doctor :  
have u seen any doctor for this?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok

User :  
I was researchin for a doic in the area
User :  
and paid online to get help from u
Doctor :  
there are many rerasons for menstraul irregularities
Doctor :  
i will first tell u the most common reasons
User :  
ok
Doctor :   polycystic ovarian disease- in this condition cysts will be there in the ovary
Doctor :  
OBESITY
Doctor :  
HARMONAL IMBALANCE IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON REASONS
User :  
anything else?
Doctor :  
Do you have a lot of stress or anxiety in your life?
User :  
I try to be ahappy person by mood..
User :  
but yes- long working hours and everyday fight with my friend is a stress
Doctor :   Being Underweight is also one of the reasons
User :   how much should I weigh? for 5 feet girl?
Doctor :  
not more than 100 pounds
User :  
ok ..Im abt 100-105 pounds not more.
User :  
what could be the reason in my case?
Doctor :  
fine thats not a problem
Doctor :  
it must be either harmonal problem or else polycystic ovarian disease
Doctor :  
for that u have to take two important tests
User :  
ok, which are they?
User :  
I have had period irregularities since age 15 ..
Doctor :  
1)BLOOD TEST ;for harmonal analysis the harmones to be tested are...LH,FSH,ESTROGEN,PROGESTERONE.AND ALSO THYROID PROFILE
Doctor :  
yes that is the reason i have zeroed into only these two reasons
User :  
ok.:) and the 2nd test?
Doctor :  
ULTRASOUND SCANNING
Doctor :  
THAT IS TRANSVAGINAL ULTRASOUND OF ABDOMEN
Doctor :  
to rule out POLYCYSTIC DISEASE AND ALSO ANY UTERINE OR OVARIAN PROBLEM.
User :   should I be really worried if it is one of the two above problems ?? are there any solutions?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :  
for harmonal imbalance u can take pills
Doctor :  
thats enough
User :  
and for POLYCYSTIC DISEASE ?
User :  
UTERINE OR OVARIAN PROBLEM ?

Doctor :  
if it is pcos u should take pills ,if even then not cured u should go for minor surgery
User :   few days before periods, I become emotionally weak- I cry and the 1st and 2nd day ,its painful...so, Im kinda happy -no pain..LOL
Doctor :  
ok
User :   ok, so either case the problems can be handled and not a major concern ..?
Doctor :  
yes
User :  
anything else you would think could be the reasons and any suggestions u wud like to make?
Doctor :  
there are some very rare causes like prolactinoma
User :  
Im thirty, how much time do I have to give birth to baby ?? do I have to hurry up and have kids asap??
User :  
prolactinoma ???
User :  
Im lactose intolerant , any connection with that?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is beningn tumour of prolactin gland
User :   Im thirty, how much time do I have to give birth to baby ?? do I have to hurry up and have kids asap??

Doctor :  
yes
Doctor :  
u have to hurry up
User :   but why?
User :  
how much time do I have??
Doctor :  
beyond 32 years if u give birth to a baby
Doctor :  
there are chances that he being born with BIRTH DEFECTS
User :   I have seen ladies have their 1st child after 32 , like at 36 and still fine..
Doctor :  
but the risk increase by atleast 10 times
User :  
the problem is I still dont know who is going to be my paartner in life, how can one hurry and find a partner asap.. ?
Doctor :  
when compared to being pregnant at an younger gae
User :  
:(
Doctor :   ok
User :  
My sister gets terrible pain - unbearable ,two days prior to periods...
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
whats her age?
User :  
and then unbearable pain for 1st two days....she feels dizzy,nauseatic, and unbearable pain
User :  
26
User :  
28 is her age
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
this is called as PMT
Doctor :  
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