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Delayed periods, on diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
I had my last period on 27 january 2011 and till date i didnt had period after that. I am following a diet chart. can u plz suggest how long should i wait b4 consulting a doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   ok plz suggest me what to do
Doctor :   Let me read the query
Doctor :   Ok, what is your age?
User :   becoz of delay in period i fell body ache specially in legs
User :   27
User :   my skin tone down to pale yellow
Doctor :   Were your periods regular before the start this?
User :   my cycle was of 35 days
User :   more or less they were regular
Doctor :   What was your weight in Dec and Jan and now?
User :   but around feb 2010 i felt the same problme
User :   i was 57 kgs n now i m 53
User :   i am going to vlcc
Doctor :   How many days were you menstruating earlier and how many pads per day?
User :   just 2
User :   hardly
User :   and it last only for 3 days
Doctor :   Do you feel you are tired easily now than earlier with the same amount of work?
Doctor :   Do you have slight swelling of feet or face?
User :   yes i do get tired
User :   but no swelling
User :   rather face is loosing glow
User :   are you there
Doctor :   Ok, your description is consistent with two things
User :   i want to tel 1 more thing
Doctor :   1) Weight loss 2) Anemia ( low blood counts) which can cause the delayed periods
Doctor :   Yes
User :   last year i miss my periods for 3 days
User :   sorry 31 days
User :   i consulted a oc
User :   doctor
User :   she prescibed rogestrone
User :   and on 10 th day i had my period
User :   after that i took ovaral g for 3 monts
User :   n periods become regular
User :   n less of flow
Doctor :   That may not be the same reason this time
User :   also this time when it is 54 days that i had my period last
User :   in between
Doctor :   You need few tests like Hemogram and also a good physical examination by doctor to check for anemia
User :   i had slight red discharge
User :   and also since yesterday i m getting yellow discharge at times with a red spot and at time is is clear
User :   bu hb is 16
User :   are u there
Doctor :   Yes
User :   can u please suggest
Doctor :   Weight loss program can cause delayed periods
User :   y it is so
Doctor :   So I am not worried about delayed periods
Doctor :   but I am worried about the pale yellowish color
User :   ok
Doctor :   When was Hemoglobin test done?
Doctor :   When you are on weight loss, you lose some fat on the face too which can reduce the glow
User :   last april 2010
User :   ok
Doctor :   You need it now and as soon as possible
User :   i have my wedding on 6th may
User :   want to have my periods b4 that
Doctor :   53 kg is a good weight to have
Doctor :   so first examined by doctor and get these tests done
User :   hb n hemgram
Doctor :   You will have periods if you get some tablets before yoru wedding
Doctor :   but we have to find out the right cause
Doctor :   and treat it
User :   what do u think could be the reason
User :   i do had mild pcod last year
User :   stress can effect in what all ways
Doctor :   Stress can delay your periods, weight problems, sleeplessnesss, frustration, anxiety
Doctor :   THe reasons for the delayed periods
Doctor :   1) Weight loss program
Doctor :   2) Possibly anemia
Doctor :   3) Stress as a compounding factor to the above
User :   i am going through all of the above problems
User :   so what is ur sugesstion
Doctor :   Next step is physical examined by doctor, get tests done , Hemogram, Urinalysis
User :   Stress can delay your periods, weight problems, sleeplessnesss, frustration, anxiety are all the things which i m going thru
User :   plz reply
User :   and consliadate
Doctor :   You might be undergoing stress disorder
Doctor :   You need the above tests to say any further
User :   ok
Doctor :   Add TSH also to the above tests
User :   should i go emply stomach for them
Doctor :   No need
User :   or hall i wait for periods to happen naturally
Doctor :   No you need to evaluate yourself
Doctor :   Do not wait
User :   ok
User :   hemogram , urinalysis and TSH
User :   thaks
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please get back to me with the results
User :   k
Doctor :   Do you have any more questions
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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