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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my wife is not getting her period for 3 months now, and she is getting negative on pregnancy test we are using clear blue for the test. she never missed a period in her life before she is 26. she is worried and I am too. any help you can do?
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User :   Hi Dr
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   How long since you are married?
User :   hmm 5 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have children?
User :   no
Doctor :   Were you using oral pills?
User :   we are trying to have baby
Doctor :   since when?
User :   no, we are not on oral
Doctor :   ok
User :   since 6 months
Doctor :   So since she had a regular periods
Doctor :   the chances of menstrual irregularity may be slightty less
User :   yes, she always have periods, but since May she is not getting periods
Doctor :   did you do UPT?
User :   what is UPT?
Doctor :   urine pregnancy test
User :   YES IT IS negative
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did you consult a gynaec doctor ?
User :   we are trying to
Doctor :   Menses can get postponed due to pregnancy,oral pills,emotional upsets etc
User :   ok, is there anything that can help to put back on Menses
Doctor :   Well we have to first rule out a pregnancy
Doctor :   by doing an ultra sound scan
Doctor :   and then some blood investigations to rule out anemia,hormonal imbalance etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did she have any thyroid problems?
User :   no she does not have any thyroid problems
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would advise an examination by a gynaec doctor
Doctor :   Ovarian problems do cause delay
User :   what to expect from gynaec dr, is there a gynaec dr online now with you
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Doctor :   Delayed menstruation can also be caused when you make certain changes in your daily routine
Doctor :   This can involve heavy exercise or adopting a diet plan. You should give some time to your body to adapt to these changes instead of going for medication in the initial stage. All you need is patience.
Doctor :   If no menses even after 3 months a physical examination is required
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the ovulation has not occured,then menses can get postponed
User :   what is ovulation?
Doctor :   Ovualtion is the release of eggs from ovary
User :   she does ovulate but no periods
Doctor :   The different causes of delayed menses includes stress,diet change,obesity etc
Doctor :   so the first thing to do is analyse if she has this changes
Doctor :   Next is doing investiagtions like ultrasound and blood investiagations
User :   ok
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Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so as i told an physical examination followed by investigations is redquired
Doctor :   wait
User :   ok
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Doctor :   so a detailed examination is required
Doctor :   to detect the cause
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you do a pregnancy test from a authorised lab?
User :   what is the difference?
Doctor :   Is she having mental stress?
Doctor :   Because home test kits can give false results
User :   no i do not think so
User :   i see, we will do lab test too
Doctor :   if not done properly
Doctor :   Then comes the problems of pituitary gland
Doctor :   and hypothalamus in the brain
Doctor :   Which are the hormone controllers of the body
User :   ok
Doctor :   A delayed menses beyond 3 months needs detailed examination
User :   we have gyeac appt on 15th July
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok Thank you for you information
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   is there any test I need to get tested?
Doctor :   Do an blood HCG test to properly rule out pregnancy
User :   what is hcg
Doctor :   ULtrasound of abdomen and pelvis will confirm pregnanacy
Doctor :   HCG- is a hormone that rises in the body when pregnant
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