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Diagnostic tests to confirm pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I am due by 8 days for my periods... took 2 pregnancy tests, last one was about 3 days ago... all came out to be negative
Doctor :   I am a General Physician but i treat gynec cases regularly, you can go ahead.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but I feel abnormal.. getting some fluid discharge...
User :   since this morning
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   feels wet.. but as I said.. feeling very abnormal..
User :   wanted to check can thee is any other illness..or any chances that I am pregnant despite of the negative results?
Doctor :   Please do not worry.
Doctor :   When was your last period ?
Doctor :   exact dates ?
User :   24th Jan
Doctor :   when did you have intercourse ?
Doctor :   24th jan. to ?
User :   till 29th
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   we are planning for a baby.. so hae been having intercourse regularly
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but HPT came out negative
Doctor :   Do you want a pregnancy ?
User :   I certainly do.. but at this point of time, woudl like to know.. hw can I confirm if I have conceived this month?
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Please go ahead and do the following tests : Doctor :   1. HCG blood test is the most important and decisive test to test a pregnancy.
Doctor :   or you call it Serum HCG.
User :   ok.. so can I simply walking a lab abd get this test done?
User :   walkin*
Doctor :   This is the same test that is done in urine test.
Doctor :   Yes exactly.
User :   ohh ok...
User :   ad just incase I am not pregnant and still do not get my periods started??? could that be anything serious?
Doctor :   It could be an ectopic or incomplete abortion .
Doctor :   So the most important thing if you are not positive and dont get a period then go for an ultrasound.
User :   ohh ok....
User :   also, what are the next steps I shud be taking once I know I am positive?
Doctor :   Have you started 1. Foilc acid ?
User :   no.. as I am not sure I am positive yet :)
Doctor :   This is the most important medicine and we prescribe this when the mother is ready or planning for a pregnancy, nothing wrong and is more helpful.
Doctor :   It is best to start now and is very essential for CNS, Brain and Spinal cord development.
Doctor :   Have 2. Threptin Protein biscuits
Doctor :   Very effective
User :   ohh ok...
User :   can I simply give these names in medical stores and they will provide me these?
Doctor :   3. Have lots of fruits, fresh veggies, juices and at least 6 lts of water every day.
Doctor :   Yes exactly Folvite for Folic acid.
User :   ok...
User :   also, I have been getting slight stomach ache since 2 days...
User :   is it normal ??
User :   slight one......
Doctor :   It can sometime start like that, not abnormal.
User :   and as I said, have been havng a lil white discharge...
User :   so does this indicate my periods are about to begun.. or that I am pregnant?
Doctor :   No problem at all.and i belive an indication for your period.
Doctor :   Keep trying and in the coming month you might be successful.
Doctor :   Dont worry.
Doctor :   Keep healthy diet, exercise well, sleep well, be happy and cool and have an intercourse from 11 th day of period to 20th day.
Doctor :   All the best .
Doctor :   And happy motherhood.
Doctor :   May I know your age please ?
User :   Thanks Doctor.. nice chatting with you
User :   I am 25 now
User :   and married since 1.5 years
Doctor :   Not to worry, this is the right time and complete your 2 pregnancies if you are planning before the age of 30 for better health of your children.
Thank you for ocnsulting me
Doctor :   Take care, Bye for now.
User :   Thanks.. Bye
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