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Delayed periods due to stress, pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi there
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   this is regarding pregnancy...
Doctor :   ok
User :   we had sex on 11th without protection....
User :   its already 18th
User :   normally her periods date is 16-20
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what is the chances of her being pregnant?
Doctor :   are her periods generally regular?
User :   yes...
User :   is tthere any way to force her periods?
Doctor :   The most common reason for the delay could be stress.
User :   hmmm........ ok......
Doctor :   I suggest that you wait for 1 more week and get a Urine Pregnancy Test with a home kit done by her.
User :   ok....
User :   we don want a child now....
User :   does it mean she will have to undergo abortion??
User :   and does this stress increases the chances of pregnancy because of delay in periods??
Doctor :   No, stress does not increase the chances of pregnancy.
User :   ok.....
Doctor :   It is difficult for her to get pregnant because if she does have a regular 28 day cycle everytime, then she would have ovulated before the 11th itself.

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