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Hormonal changes causing delay in periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   hi this is XXX
Doctor :   Please go ahead with you query XXX
User :   i had an medical abortion (medicine myfagest) 3.5 years back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i used to drink a lot of green tea few months back and came to know that i was caffene intolerent
User :   i used to get early periods but 24 days cycle,but previously it was 28 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my last cycle was on 30 or 31and i have not ad periods as yet
Doctor :   30 of which month?
Doctor :   August?
User :   i have baidyanath Suparipak regularly with milk
User :   last month aug
User :   before having green tea i had regular perods
Doctor :   Now are they not regular?
User :   yes
User :   this time i have not had any periods till now
Doctor :   When are they supposed to arrive?
Doctor :   since when are the periods shifted from 28 days to 24 days?
User :   6 months back
User :   when i started drinking green tea
Doctor :   Ok are you having regular intercourse?
User :   no husband is in XXX and he is out from last 1 year
Doctor :   Any other medicines?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have stress or any other medical problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Any change in yur lifestyle like weight loss, fasting etc
User :   yes i lot weight after green tea drinking around 2 kg
Doctor :   Ok
User :   have started fast once a week from past 4 weeks
User :   but have fruits & milk on those days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   These can be a common reasons for delayed periods
Doctor :   They can easily alter your hormonal actions
Doctor :   hence can delay the periods
User :   ok but this never happened earlier also i am planning to have a child will that abortion affect as this is going to be my first child
Doctor :   Hence I suggest you to wait for sometime and need not panic at this time
Doctor :   It does not affect your child planning
User :   can that abortion medicine cause miscarriage now
Doctor :   The effect of abortion for your current delayed periods is virtually zero
User :   i have heard from people and i am in panic
User :   that abortion can lead to miscarriage
Doctor :   Sorry that is not true
User :   do i need to get any test done
Doctor :   You can happily go ahead with your child planning
Doctor :   Not right now
User :   for the irregular periods (CBC , thyroid , ovarian cyst)
Doctor :   You wait for one more month
Doctor :   before you can proceed with doctor's consult
Doctor :   and further tests
User :   thanks just last one thing that after one month what test you suggest and continue having supari pak
Doctor :   You can have suparipak
Doctor :   The test can be rightly ordered after examination by a Gynecologist
Doctor :   Un necessary test can spend your money and no use
User :   will the abortion have any affect now.....
Doctor :   After examination it is much more clear
Doctor :   No
User :   which examination will make it more clear
Doctor :   Local vaginal
User :   thanks and for the last time should i stop worrying about that abortion as my husband dont have any knowledge about that & i am 30 now
Doctor :   There is a virtually zero possibility that it can show effect now unless gross procedural mistake is done by doctor
Doctor :   What week of pregnancy was that done?
User :   4th
Doctor :   4th week or 4th month
User :   4th week
Doctor :   Then it cannot really cause any problem now
User :   thanks!!1
User :   for how much time should i wait for the period to start
Doctor :   You just wait for it and even if it does not happen this time, do not worry, but if it does not happen by next month you should see a doctor
User :   even if i had never skipped any periods
Doctor :   yes
User :   thanks for all the answers & i think we can end this chat
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