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Delayed periods, clear discharge - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA here
User :   i had sex on the 13, mi period was due the 14
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   i still havent gotten it
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   i tool hpt negative
User :   took*
Doctor :   when was your last periods?
User :   and blood test negative
User :   octuber 17
User :   28 cycle always...
Doctor :   were you having regular periods before this time?
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
User :   ive been having clear discharges
User :   bloated
Doctor :   sometimes periods can be delayed due to stress and hormonal changes.
Doctor :   if you are more than 10 days delayed then it might not be normal
User :   my breast are swollen but they dont hurt like when im about to get my period
Doctor :   do you have any associated symptoms like fatigue, nausea, breast soreness, increased frequency of urine, abdominal cramps?
User :   wouldn't today be the 9 day delayed?
User :   yes
User :   all of those
User :   even if i dont drink anything i go to the bathroom only to go back 10 min after
Doctor :   yes, if your periods are of 28 day cycle, then today would be 9-10th day
Doctor :   ok. then these symptoms could suggest early pregnancy.
User :   i have cramps but not that painful
User :   but the test was negative
Doctor :   urine pregnancy tests can show you false negative test results.
User :   i took a blood test today and it was also negative
Doctor :   were your blood HCG levels also negative?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then in that case an ultrasound scan and further hormonal work-up will tell if there is hormonal derangement
Doctor :   that could be reason for your absent periods
Doctor :   is there burning or itching or discomfort associated with urination?
Doctor :   is there any foul smell with urination or vaginal discharge associated?
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   i had to recharge this
Doctor :   are you back? please proceed
Doctor :   ok
User :   no burning or itchy or disconfort
User :   while urinating
User :   the vaginal discharge well it does smell...
User :   not that foul
Doctor :   could you describe the smell and appearance of the discharge?
User :   im using pads so it tends to look yellowish but almost invisible
Doctor :   ok.
User :   the smell is like the presence of some blood i guess
User :   not sure
Doctor :   ok
User :   a doctor friend of mine said i should wait and retake the blood test
Doctor :   hen it is recommended to have a vaginal swab test done to identify infection
Doctor :   yes, you can retake the blood test in another 5-7 days
User :   can infections delay my period? ive had horrible when i was pregnant with my son and that was horrible....
Doctor :   blood tests usually shows positive after 11 days post conception if pregnancy is present
User :   ohhh
Doctor :   infections can delay your periods, but the soreness in breasts might nit be related to it
User :   well...i had unprotected sex on the 13th the day before my period was due....and this friday...
Doctor :   *might not be
Doctor :   having unprotected intercourse just before your periods is usually considered safe, but if you have ovulate late in your menstrual cycle, then risk of pregnancy cannot be ruled out
Doctor :   Ovulation=egg release from ovary
User :   usually before my periods my breast get really swollen and they hurt really bad....right now they just feel bigger and heavier and my nipples are really sensitive and sore
Doctor :   egg can remain alive for upto 4days inside you, so if sperms reach it and fertilize it, pregnancy will result
User :   i do think i ovulate late....i think i ovulate a couple of days before getting my period, not sure
Doctor :   ok. then in that case, you will need to wait and repeat the test after about a week
Doctor :   to see if is hows positive
Doctor :   *if it shows
User :   i still have one hpt left, should i wait 5 days to take the urine test?
Doctor :   urine tests show positive after about 20 days post conception, so you need to wait longer
User :   oh ok
User :   how soon are the symptoms ?
Doctor :   plus UPTs also have high false negative tests
Doctor :   so blood test is acurate
Doctor :   symptoms can vary in onset in women
Doctor :   few women get them withing 24 hours of fruitful intercourse, few get later and few do nit get any symptoms at all.
User :   i didn't get symptoms with my son....except for panic attacks
User :   is the first time since my son that my period has been late
User :   it either arrives the day before its due...or maybe the day after...
User :   never 9 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   i get cramps mostly in the mornings
User :   or when i sleep
User :   any other thing i should watch out for? is the discharge common in early pregnancies if that was the case?
Doctor :   yes discharge is also common in early pregnancies
Doctor :   but without any foul smell or itching, burning etc
Doctor :   watch out for any other new symptom development
User :   ok then
Doctor :   be on look for warning signs like worsening cramps, bleeding etc
User :   what would that mean?
Doctor :   and report immediately to your gynecologist
Doctor :   that would mean onset of periods or onset of early miscarriage
User :   ohh
User :   onset?
Doctor :   onset=start
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