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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you
User :   Hi
User :   I have an questions with my period
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   carry on
User :   I am 26, female, married. My menstrual cycle has been delayed by more than 10 days. I have already done two pregnancy tests, both have returned negative results. Hence, i am sure it is not due to pregnancy.Kindly let me know if this is just normal. Is it required for me to meet a doctor? What might be the other reasons for my periods to get delayed?
Doctor :   provide these details
Doctor :   Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   are you there
User :   Occupation:Software Engineer
Location: UK
Marital Status: Married
Weight and Height: 54 and 5'4"
Dependents: No.
Doctor :   Were your periods regular between 28 to 35 days cycles earlier?
User :   yes
Doctor :   So no other problems except the delayed periods?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you children earlier if yes what is the age of loast child
User :   no i don't have
Doctor :   Have you visited gynecologist for any other problems earlier
User :   one and half yrs earlier sep 2006 i got pregnent.had consulted a doctor as i was not willing to go ahead.
User :   the doctor had given me medication to abort
Doctor :   Ok
How many days do you bleed during the cycle, How many pads do you use each day? Do you have pain during the periods?
User :   6 days,1 pad a day ,no,slight pain on the second day..thats it
Doctor :   Thats is fine. Are you trying to become prgnant now?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest you to wait for one more week and check the Urine pregnancy test,
Doctor :   Sometimes the hormones may be low to show up in the pregnancy test
Doctor :   and hence cannot recognise
Doctor :   if the test is negative even then dont bother
Doctor :   you can wait for next cycle
Doctor :   delay in period with no other prblmes cn happen
Doctor :   due to stress and lifestyle
User :   do u think skip of a cycle in all of a sudden is normal?
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it is ok for one or two months
Doctor :   if you dont have period next month see a doc
Doctor :   then
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else
User :   So i will not consult a doctor now but wait for another week and do a prg test again if it -ve then will wait for my next cycle...if that doesn't happen then i will consult a doctor
Doctor :   thats rtly understood by yu
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User :   Thanks a lot for all your time,it was great chating with you..thank you very very much
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