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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, thanks for making this online query portal. I am 29 and would like to get a pregnancy test done. Can you please suggest a good hospital / health care near XXXXXXXX kunj to get the same done?

User :   hi..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do u suspect you are pregnant ?
User :   i am not sure..
User :   but would like to get it done..cos last time when we used the withdrawal procedure, we had doubts..
Doctor :   then, first you can get a urine pregnancy test (UPT) which is readily available in the pharmacy

Doctor :   when was YOUR last LMP ?
Doctor :   LAST menstrual period **
User :   is there a specific trade name for this? can you let me know of a good pharmacy which offers ths?
User :   11 sep..
User :   was my LMP
Doctor :   when was the last time you had intercourse ?

User :   and we had it on 26 sep night..
Doctor :   Are you not using any contraceptives, or pills ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   not pills..
User :   not contraceptive that day..\
Doctor :   then i will suggest you to wait for 1 week and then get a Urine pregnancy test
User :   1 week from the day of intercourse...
User :   ?
Doctor :   no atleast 10 days
User :   from which pharmacy can i get this?
Doctor :   since 26th would be the date you ovulate (midcycle)
Doctor :   any local pharmacy will definitely have the UPT readily availbale
User :   so 26 sep was a vulnerable period right?
Doctor :   also any major hospital will have it
Doctor :   yes, since its the mid cycle
User :   ok..
User :   how long does the sperm stay in its strength?
Doctor :   48 hrs
User :   ok...
Doctor :   so the chances of you getting pregnant could be around 50 - 60%
User :   ok..
User :   so.., it is better that i get the test done..
Doctor :   yes
User :   is withdrawal not safe?
Doctor :   it has the highest failure rate
User :   ok..
Doctor :   even a single droplet can cause pregnancy
User :   oh..k..
Doctor :   (of semen i mean)
User :   ok..
Doctor :   the next time, you can take emergency contraception - I PILL which you can take within 24 hrs of having unprotected sex
User :   yes..
User :   i would do that..
Doctor :   also for now - wait for 10 more days
Doctor :   then do the urine pregnancy test
User :   which would be till 06 sep..
Doctor :   if positive - you can take the medical abortion pills
User :   ?
User :   sorry till 06 oct?
Doctor :   which are effective until 48 days of conception
User : thr a period within which i should take the medical abortion pills..
Doctor :   and without major side effects until that time
Doctor :   yes within 5 weeks of conception
User :   ok..
Doctor :   consider that you get pregnant, and u get the results within october 10th
Doctor :   then take the abortion pills and you will have a natural abortion
User :   ok..
User :   thnx..
Doctor :   but keep in mind consult a doctor (gynae) and take it under supervision

User :   oh..sure..
User :   thank you for your advise..
Doctor :   also remember Oral contraceptives, CONDOMS, I - PILL for the next time
Doctor :   being on the OCPS is very cheap and effect ve means to prevent pregnancy
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