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Does Epilepsy medication affect periods? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   I need help with stopping my period
User :   I have periods for around 15 days per month
User :   and this is hindering my sex life
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   I have been diagnosed with poly cystic ovaries
User :   Age:23
User :   Gender: Female
User :   Online Advertising Specialist
Doctor :   k
User :   Married
User :   and I also am under medication for Epilepsy
Doctor :   k
User :   I used to have Dafflon 500 mg
User :   after the 7th day of my period or so
User :   but it hasnt helped me much this time around
Doctor :   since how long ur having this problem?
User :   for the past 4-5 months or so
User :   I have been married for 3 months now
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   k
User :   normally my period used to last only about 7 days
User :   now it has increased
User :   and gets irritating
User :   is there anything u can help me with
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do u take any pills?
User :   for epilepsy i take trioptal 600 mg per day
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   do u take pills for the contraception
User :   no nothing at all
User :   we use condoms for protection
User :   no pill intake as such
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   there can be many reasons for ur problems
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history and it can extend beyond 5 minutes.

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