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Copper T to induce menstrual flow - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hi
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   Good afternoon.
User :   i am 25 years old having a baby of 1.5 years
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am 25 years old having a baby of 1.5 years
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am using coppert right noe
User :   after that i am facing lot of bleeding during the time of mentrus cycle
User :   adn also it lasts for 10 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is ther any ways that i controll this
User :   i also see bleeding after that some times
User :   now and then
User :   not too much
Doctor :   Ok
User :   r u gynacologist
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
Doctor :   I am a general physcian and I believe I can help you with this query.
User :   the time i started using coppert
User :   ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   Copper T which is an intrauterine contraceptive is known to induce menstrual flow
User :   ok
Doctor :   this is known to be the second most common side effect of this device.
Doctor :   There is no other alternative means of treating this condition, except for removing the copper T
Doctor :   and trying an alternative form of contraceptive.
Doctor :   Hence I suggest that you consult your gynecologist who can remove the copper T and suggest you an alternative form of contraceptive.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   ya i did
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no iguess
User :   thanks a lot for the feed back
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   one more question
Doctor :   Proceed.
User :   general one can give a head bath to my son if he has cold
User :   u got my question
Doctor :   Having a head bath is not a problem
Doctor :   if the symptom is only nasal congestion.
Doctor :   However if he is running fever along then you need to avoid
Doctor :   baths
Doctor :   as it can induce shivering.
User :   doctor told since the pollination count is more he was getting cold no fever
Doctor :   This is referred to as allergic rhinitis.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Since, body resistance is low in growing kids untill 5-6 years of age
User :   can give a bath in that case right
Doctor :   there are high chances of bacterial infections developing
Doctor :   whenever he your son gets cold.
Doctor :   So just watch out for fever.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If there is no fever,
Doctor :   then there are no restraints.
User :   ok
User :   thanks alot
User :   bye
Doctor :   You may give him a bath, preferrably using warm water
User :   r u from bangalore
Doctor :   Yes. I am based in Bangalore.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no sir
User :   thats it thanks a lot
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Have a nice day.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   same to u
User :   bye
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