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Advice on Pregnancy confirmation tests - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hi I am 4 days late for my period
User :   this is the 4th day
Doctor :   ok
User :   I tried with velocit home pregnancy kit
Doctor :   ok
User :   but it says negative
Doctor :   there are many reasons for missed periods
Doctor :   pregnancy is one of them
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am having bloating and soreness in my breasts too.I am always regular for my eriods
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Urine pregnancy is fairly accurate
Doctor :   u can get a blood pregnancy test done if ur in doubt
User :   But I have heard that sometimes they do not capture it early
Doctor :   or repeat urine pregnancy test after two days
User :   like we may have to wait for more than 7 days
Doctor :   blood pregnancy test is most accurate of all the tests
User :   after mising period
Doctor :   for pregnancy
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u might have missed periods
Doctor :   becoz of stress
Doctor :   stress is common cause of missed periods
User :   yeah.but I ahve a feeling that I am it safe to take a blood test
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is safe
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   Yes .I ahve one more question.I had my periods last time on 3rd.
Doctor :   ok
User :   last time my periods were a bit late due to the fact that I was travelling a lot
User :   before that my period was on 26th
Doctor :   yes it can due to stress
Doctor :   ok
User :   till then it was regular
Doctor :   ok
User :   now this month I waited till 3rd and I got period cramps ,pain like in peiods but no bleeding
Doctor :   what is ur duration of periods usually
Doctor :   ok
User :   28
Doctor :   it happens few days before periods
Doctor :   u do get this
Doctor :   cramps
Doctor :   painful cramping, uncomfortable bloating
Doctor :   and in few women
Doctor :   these are called premenstrual syndrome
User :   ok
Doctor :   symptoms
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   but can i satrt getting this suddenly.yes I have filled the feedback form
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes queit possible
User :   what do I do if I don't get a period by next week
User :   if I get a period cramp now I should be getting periods by atleast next week
Doctor :   u can visit the gynecologist and repeat urine pregnancy test done
Doctor :   ok
User :   is urine pregnancy test same as home pregnancy test
Doctor :   yes
User :   or is it more sensitive
Doctor :   velocit
Doctor :   blood test is more sensitive and accurate
User :   the one done in labs is moe sensitive than velocit?
User :   ok
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   yes I am
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know
User :   just asking you if visiting the doc might help me .I hve heard doctors can palpate and feel the pregnancy
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   only at the end of 12 weeks
User :   so if i go now
User :   ok
User :   got it thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   nice talking to you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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