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Have body pain and stomach pain. Taken I pill. Are they related? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:how are you doing?
User:M good how abt u
Doctor:i am good
Doctor:how can i help you?
User:See i took ipil
User:on sunday 27th may 2012
User:n snce thn m hvng lods of pains
User:stomach ache
User:body ache
User:i hve read it smewhr
Doctor:How severe is the pain?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:one sec
User:bad pain
User:can sit
User:contoinuous pain
User:also hve heard
User:tht if female get period
User:thn no doubt of missing next mnth period
User:is it true
User:or just a myth
Doctor:Its true
Doctor:Lets talk about the pain 1st
Doctor:iPill can cause headache and abdominal cramping\
Doctor:It should subside on its own
Doctor:but if its impairing the way you function
Doctor:you can take paracetamol
Doctor:Take tablet Crocin 1 tablet as and when required
Doctor:Upto 4 tablets daily
Doctor:As far as the period is concerned
Doctor:You should have your period within the next 5-7 days
Doctor:Its quite effective as an emergency contraceptive
User:but if m not hvng thn
Doctor:Then wait for 1 week after you miss your period
Doctor:and do a urine pregnancy test after that
Doctor:In all likelihood, it will be negative
User:i took almst 3 ipil in last one yr .. though not on a regulatr basis
User:but one i had in 2011 thn in oct 2011 n thn in dec 11 n in this yr now .
User:so now m little worried
Doctor:I think that is fine
Doctor:as long as you dont use it regularly
Doctor:I dont want to have such a high dose of the hormone on a regular basis
User:but in wht intervals we cn use
User:as in
Doctor:You should not be using it ideally
Doctor:Its an emergency contraceptive
Doctor:and should be used only like that
User:once in a 6mnth types
User:n it doesnt hve any side effects
Doctor:There are no specified intervals fo that
Doctor:It does have side effects
User:like whevr i want to conceve
User:ooo is it
User:like /
Doctor:like bleeding abnormalities, nausea, headache
Doctor:abdominal cramping
Doctor:It will not produce a problem if you want to conceive
User:ok .that ways
Doctor:Do you have children, Taruna?
Doctor:and how old are you?
Doctor:If you find yourself using the iPill frequently
Doctor:speak with a gynaecologist in person so you can use another method of contraception
Doctor:like oral contraceptive pills
User:You mean it can cause problm
Doctor:It has side effects and should not be used on a regular basis
Doctor:Infrequent use should not be a problem
User:ok ,
User:like once in a 6 mnths types
User:but i should nt take any painkiller to avoid this pain
Doctor:You can take it
Doctor:It'll become better
Doctor:but have it with food and have only 1 tablet twice a day
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:Nothng .
User:Thanks :)
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Have a good day ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
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