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What is ideal time to check the pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Practicing since : 1980
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User:Any one there?
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:what is ideal time to check the pregnancy?
User:i have missed my periods.. it is 5 days due..
Doctor:I believe you are asking about urine pregnancy test using Pregnancy kit.
Doctor:Ideally we suggest doing the test when one misses a period using an early morning sample of urine.
Doctor:If your period has delayed for 5 days
User:ok..thanks... It has to be done only in early morning?
Doctor:you may consider getting the test now, I mean tomorrow early in the morning with the first sample.
Doctor:If the test come negative and your periods do not happen for another week
Doctor:you will need to repeat the test after a week.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:Yes.... I could follow.... I have another query
User:i could spot couple of pimples in my face... is it symptom of getting periods?
Doctor:Pimples are a common symptom during premenstrual period. I mean it can occur a few days before period days.
Doctor:It doesn't necessarily mean one is pregnant.
Doctor:It doesn't rule out pregnancy also.
Doctor:Missed period is more indicative of pregnancy.
User:ok.... is there any specific early symptoms?
Doctor:The occurrence of pimples have no significance as far as diagnosis of pregnancy.
Doctor:yes, there are some early symptoms of pregnancy.
Doctor:But these symptoms overlap with the symptoms of premenstruation
Doctor:That is, one can have vomiting, giddiness, low back ache, increased urination, mood disturbances
Doctor:craving for certain food and so on.
Doctor:These symptoms can indicate pregnancy.
Doctor:They can also mean that your periods are close.
Doctor:If these symptoms are associated with missed period,
Doctor:then they are more consistent with pregnancy.
Doctor:Considering that you have not got your periods yet,
Doctor:I would suggest you to go by the reports of the pregnancy test
User:ok... Thanks...
Doctor:more than the symptom perse alone
Doctor:Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:ok.... Yes... i do follow... No more query... thanks for your time!!
Doctor:My pleasure discussing these with you.
Doctor:Have a nice day.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:You too have nice time.... Byee
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