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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   My periods is late by 22 days
User :   i took pregnancy test but it was negative
User :   can u pls suggest me the y it got delayed
Doctor :   Did you have unprotected intercourse? Are your periods regular? Also may i know your age?
User :   yes
User :   i was married 10 months before . I was getting 5 days delayed for past 2 months
Doctor :   Did you take any emergency pill after that?
User :   this month totally 22 days delayed
User :   i had a Urinial infection last month
User :   wat u mean by emergency pills?
User :   my age is 26
Doctor :   I mean after unprotected intercourse did you take any medication like i pill? Is your UTI treated now?
User :   yes.
User :   I dint take any pills after unprotected intercourse and i was treated for my UTI
Doctor :   When did you have your last periods? When did you take the pregnancy test?
User :   July 31. 2 days before
User :   i took the test
Doctor :   Urine pregnancy test are not 100% reliable. You can go for BLOOd HCG test which is a confirmatory test.
User :   oh k. UTI may affect the my periods?
Doctor :   Do you take any contraceptive pill or any other medication regularly?
User :   nope
User :   i m really unaware y i got a urinal infection this month?
Doctor :   UTI usually does not affect the periods.If blood test is also negative then you will have to go for a complete examination as there are many other causes of missing periods as Hormonal imbalance, Cysts, Fibroid(tumour)
User :   actually some days before
User :   i went to a doctor for general consulting for pre pregnancy kind of to a gyna
Doctor :   UTI can be due to various bacteria and is very common in women.
User :   She said like my hair growth in my body is high so c asked me to take scan of my uterous, thyroid and all
User :   but atlast everything was fine.
Doctor :   Since you are having irregular periods you can go for Hormonal tests like LH, FSH and prolactin to see if those levels are normal or not.
Doctor :   Was the USG scan of pelvis done?
User :   i m looking for a baby since 6-7 months but it doesnt click, i m really unware
User :   USG??
Doctor :   You need to get a proper evaluation done to see the cause.
Doctor :   Ultrasound
User :   No, scanned the uterus
User :   for checking any cysts
Doctor :   You also need to have Hysterosalpingrophy ( to see the tubes by injecting a dye) if they are fine.
Doctor :   Ok then that is fine
User :   wat u mean by to see the tubes by injecting a dye?
Doctor :   I will also advise you to get your Husband's Semen Analysis and sperm count done.
User :   oh kk,.. but this time my periods were missed for long time ..
User :   can i expect a positive pregnancy
User :   ??
Doctor :   It means investigation in which dye is injected to see the function of fallopian tubes.
User :   oh kk
Doctor :   It depends on the result of HCG test.
User :   i mean there is any feasibilty?
User :   i m very thin (height :170cms and weight:53kg)
Doctor :   It can be.
User :   can i predict with any symtoms?
User :   i have pain in pelvic for the past 2 to 3 days?
Doctor :   Symptoms usually do not show up so early, also avoid having any stress as it may cause delay in periods
User :   and saliva gets produced more
User :   pain in pelvic that too when my urinary bladder gets filled.
Doctor :   Pelvis pain can be a sign of infection also as sometimes prolonged UTI can lead to pelvis infection
Doctor :   Get a proper examination and investigations done by a gynaec as sometimes infections like Endometriosis also cause delayed periods and pain.
User :   oh .. pelvis adn UTI will affect becoming pregnant
User :   k k..
Doctor :   Yes it can affect
User :   Any suggestion ??
Doctor :   1)Get a proper examination and investigation done.
Doctor :   2(Drink lots of water.
Doctor :   3)Have a proper balanced diet
Doctor :   4)Do regular exercises.
User :   already done with the examination like bloodtest, thyroid, thoro scan
User :   do i still need to do all again?
Doctor :   I suggested you to go for Hormonal tests and Hysterosalpingrophy. Also Pap smear can be done in which examination of the vaginal fluid is done.
Doctor :   When were the last tests done?
User :   oh kk.. these test are for ??
User :   2 to 3 months before
Doctor :   I have already explained you that hormonal tests for hormonal levels and Hysterosalpingrophy to see the function of tests.
Doctor :   *Function of tubes
User :   k
Doctor :   Also pap smear to see of there is any infection in the uterus and surrounding area.
User :   ok ..
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   just i m worried only abt my pregnancy now
Doctor :   Get the tests done so that treatment can be started accordingly
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