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Blood test and pregnancy test for pregnancy confirmation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hello
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   i am Dr.XXXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   tell me your query
User :   I am trying to get pregnant the past 3 months I came off birth control pills about 4 months ago and I was only on them for 2 months
User :   I was suppose to start my period on the 17th sunday
Doctor :   ok
User :   I took a clear blue pregnancy test today and it was negative
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   how long should I wait to go do a blood test
User :   24 years
Doctor :   OK see the chances of you getting pregnant are maximum if you try when you are ovulating
User :   Yes I have been keeping track very well
Doctor :   ok see for you to put you in a case as infertility treatment you have to wait 1 year
Doctor :   so dont worry
User :   I have no symptoms execpt my breast feel weird from time to time and some tingly and itching
User :   ok but how long should I wait to go do a blood test?
Doctor :   blood test for what ?
User :   pregancy test?
User :   !
User :   I am 5 days late Dr.XXXXXX
Doctor :   yes you need to wait minimum 10 days
User :   thats what my question is are you understanding me?
Doctor :   i am understanding you
User :   ok so I should wait 1o days
User :   and then go do a blood test
User :   is it normal not to have any symptoms
Doctor :   see the pregnancy test you took .... its pretty confirmatory in it self
User :   this is my first time being late I am always on time
Doctor :   just please repeat the test in 3 days from now
User :   ok
User :   is it normal not to have any pregancy symptoms?
Doctor :   its normal you need to try for a year , 89% of couples manage it after 8 months ot try
User :   I mean how long does it usually take to feel symtoms
Doctor :   it depends from person to person and yes its true that many women dont feel the regular symptoms
Doctor :   like morning sickness
User :   hmm....
User :   ok
Doctor :   so you have nothing to worry about at this moment
User :   ya not really worried just eager to find out
Doctor :   ok
User :   so my main question was how long I should wait
User :   to find out
User :   5 days late is still early thoug
Doctor :   take the test in 3 days
User :   so i should atleast wait a week or 10 days
User :   ok will do
Doctor :   yes it takes 8 days for HCG level to show
Doctor :   yes
User :   great appreciate your help Dr.XXXXXX
User :   bye now
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye
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