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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i was treated for a moler pregnance 9 years ago in XXXin XXX, im worried now because i have started to produce milk but pregnancy tests and blood tests have come back normal should i go to my GP and ask to be tested for PCOS
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hello
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   i hope you can help
User :   i ended up having chemo for 6 months
Doctor :   Since when are you producing milk?
User :   over the past week
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   its not alot only slight
User :   slowly becoming more
Doctor :   Give me your age, height and weight?
User :   my are is 30 hight 5ft 6 weigt 11st 4 i have lost 2 1/2 stone in 18 months
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other associated symptoms? like pain, fever?
User :   just tender breasts and sometimes slight tummy pain
User :   abdominal
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you on any medication currently?
User :   no
User :   i have the implant which was changed in december
User :   and have had on off periods with it
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Did you notice any lumps in your breasts?
User :   not a all i was examined at the hospital on thursday where i had blood and urine samples taken but all were fine
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Are you facing any headaches recently? or any visual changes?
User :   nothng just the producing of milk
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   As of now nothing could be made out of the history,
User :   do you think i shoud not worry then and it could be hormones
Doctor :   Who about your menstrual periods? are they normal?
Doctor :   I meant how about your periods?
User :   the last one i had was very heavy with clots that was 3 eeks ago but i get annoying spotting which i have had with the implant from day one this is my second implant now
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but i can go fo 2 months without having one
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   then i could have one for a week then off the next week and the a few days the week after
Doctor :   Are you sexually active recently?
User :   yes
User :   boyfriend of 11 years
Doctor :   One of the cause can be over stimulation of the nipple.
User :   ok anything else
Doctor :   It could also be just un known cause, or related to pituitary gland conditions.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   im here
User :   do you have any ideas of what i should do
User :   tell him to leave them alone for a while mightbe a start
Doctor :   You can visit you GP for further assistance.
User :   okay i will make appointment with them on tuesday
Doctor :   Is there any thing else?
User :   the only other thing i have noticed is a slight hair growth just under the chin and on my belly below my belly button only since the past 4 weeks could this be related
Doctor :   It could be a reason. May be due to hormone changes.
User :   okay thanks for your help there is nothing else that is worring me, i shall make a further appt to see my gp thanks for all your help i know where to come if i get worried about anything else :)
Doctor :   You are welcome.
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