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What causes irregular periods? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 18-Jul-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User:Hi
Doctor:
Please proceed with your query
User:I am having problem with my period cycle, usually the cycle is 23/24 days , but since 2 months there is lot of fluctuations.
Doctor:What is your age
User:30
Doctor:Are ou planning for pregnancy?
User:yes
Doctor:Have you tested with urine preg test?
User:yes last week I did , the day I was supposed to get my periods . But the test was negative
Doctor:ok repeat it
Doctor:again after 2 days
Doctor:if it is negative you just have to wait again
Doctor:The period cycle fluctutions are observed while trying to be pregnant
User:oh ok. How long should I wait , before I consult a gynaec
Doctor:May I know when your last menstrual period date was?
User:26th May
User:I did the test on 23rd XXXXXXX
Doctor:In most cases hormone fluctuation if it is not from pregnancy can get delayed by 2-3 weeks.
Doctor:Therefore repeat the test to rule out pregnancy.
User:ok
Doctor:If the repeat test is negative, I suggest to wait for 2-3 weeks.
User:ok sure.Thank you so much
Doctor:Since your expected due period date was around 20 - 26th XXXXXXX you can wait for another week for periods to resume.
Doctor:If it doesn't then see a gynecologist.
User:ok.
User:Thank you
Doctor:Welcome.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:No that's it. Have a nice day
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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