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Excessive hunger, period cycle changed, tiredness, dizziness. Pregnant? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Practicing since : 2003
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am married....I am 25 yrs old.
Doctor:Nice to know that
User:My menstrual cycle is of 26 it got postponed to 32 days
User:I am feeling tierdness, dissiness, and lot of hungry from past one week
Doctor:32 days cycle is still normal
Doctor:When was your last period?
User:I am not able to work because of this....
User:May 1st 2012
Doctor:Is there a chance of unprotected sexual intercourse?
Doctor:I mean did you have unprotected sexual intercourse in the month of june?
Doctor:In the month of may?
Doctor:There may be chances of pregnancy
Doctor:It is good
Doctor:The symptoms you are facing are very vague
Doctor:May I know your BMI?
User:55 kgs ,height 5.1 inch
Doctor:That seems to be normal
Doctor:Did you get your blood pressure checked?
Doctor:Do you know your hemoglobin value at present?
User:No don't know
Doctor:When is your next periods expected?
User:I expected before 7 days only.....
User:I always get periods once in 26 days always
Doctor:You may do a home pregnancy test on 5th or 6th
User:ok how to do that??
Doctor:There are commercially available kits for it
Doctor:They are available over the counter
Doctor:You can buy one
Doctor:You may buy Velocit kit
Doctor:It would cost you rupees 100
Doctor:Collect early morning sample of urine
Doctor:Add 3 drops of urine to the test kit
Doctor:And check for the results in 2 minutes
Doctor:The instructions are clearly given in the kit
Doctor:If it is positive, then you are pregnant
Doctor:And all your symptoms can be attributed to it
Doctor:If it is negative
Doctor:You need to get examined by a physician
User:I am not able to work because of dizziness and i have taken leave from past 3 days..
Doctor:Do basic blood investigations like hemoglobin
Doctor:get your blood pressure checked
Doctor:You can do the test now as well
Doctor:But I feel it will be too early
Doctor:There may be nutritional deficiency too
Doctor:When was the last time you consulted a doctor?
User:ok....before 3 days
Doctor:That is good
Doctor:What did the doctor say?
User:my Bp was normal....he told it might be because ogf acidity
Doctor:Did you check your hemoglobin level then?
Doctor:It is better to get it done
Doctor:Let me give you few suggestions
Doctor:I feel you need to revisit the doctor and get some routine blood tests done
Doctor:Dizziness, headache, tiredness are not features of gastritis
Doctor:Also, we need to check for pregnancy
Doctor:This is the best solution I can give you
Doctor:Are you on any medications?
Doctor:Is there any pre-existing medical conditions?
Doctor:Sumalatha, also get a thyroid profile done
Doctor:Your symptoms may be caused by low thyroid levels as well
Doctor:Is there any other symptoms you would like me to know?
Doctor:Any unusual symptom?
User:from past few days i am feeling very hungry.....even though i have food at regular intervals
Doctor:Are you eating sufficient enough?
Doctor:Is there more stress at work or home?
Doctor:It is better to do the urine pregnancy test as I said
Doctor:Is there anything else you wish to ask me?
User:Thanks for your suggestions....
Doctor:Thank you too
User:Bye :)
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Bye for now
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