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I pill dose usage and missed menstrual cycle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   i need some information regrading i-pill
User :   shall i tell u the case
Doctor :  
I will assist in you.
Doctor :  
May I ask you few questions to know about you?
User :   i had sexual intercourse with my girl friend last month
User :   her age 23
Doctor :  
Please give your Age, Gender, Location and Occupation,
User :   my age is 24 gender ma
Doctor :  
I pill is an emergency contraceptive medication
User :   does that effect mensus
Doctor :  
the medical content of this is progesterone,
User :   actually my girl friend didn't get mesus this month
Doctor :  
a hormone.
User :   ok
User :   my girl friend didn't get mesus this month many days will it take for periods to come
Doctor :  
It helps in contraception when used before 72 hrs after the act of intercourse
Doctor :  
It is not useful if used after 72 hrs.
User :   it is taken on the same day
Doctor :  
User :   after 25 hrs
User :   sorry 15 hrs
Doctor :  
Have u used and preventive measures during the act?
Doctor :  
User :   no
Doctor :  
Has she got her pregnancy test checked?
User :   no..
User :   is that needed..
User :   she had taken i-pill
User :   with in 15 hrs
Doctor :  
I would suggest her to get it done.
User :   does the i-pil effects periods
Doctor :  
Has her previous menstrual cycles been regular?
User :   yes
User :   but she didn't get this month
Doctor :   No
Doctor :  
Then it is better to the test done.
User :   we had this course last month
User :   how much does the test cost?
Doctor :  
If the test comes negative then u can wait for some time.
Doctor :  
But if it is possitive, she has to consult a gynecologist for the needful.
User :   actually we had this intercourse on 27th september.
Doctor :  
when was her last menstrual cycles
User :   for how many do u suggest us to wait before we compulsorly need to the test..
User :   test
User :   her last menstral cylcle was on 20 th last month
Doctor :  
The test is simple and can be done at her home in a private area.
Doctor :  
So i suggest it at the earliest.
Doctor :  
Because the earlier the pregnancy is dedeucted, the better is the chances of termination, if you are planning for it
User :   her last menstral cylcle was on 20 th last month..can we wait for some more days and hope for periods to come..because she had taken i-pill within 18 hrs
User :   within 15 hrs of intercourse
Doctor :  
U can wait for another 2 to 5 days to see if she does get her cycles if her previous cycles were regular, but not more than that.
User :   i browsed in net and found that pills will interrupt mensus for many that true
Doctor :  
yes, it can happen. But like i said actual pregnancy can also be the cause.
User :   can you suggest some hospitals in getthe test done privately..
Doctor :  
So wait for another 2 to 5 days and if she does not get her periods, i suggest her to get the test done. in her best interest
Doctor :  
For the test, u can purchase a pregnancy test kit
Doctor :  
These are easily available in any of then pharmacy.
Doctor :  
the procedure can be done at any private place of her choice.
User :   can u guide with procedure of test
Doctor :  
The method to do it is mentioned in the kit.
User :   how to get the result
User :   how to find that is positive or negative
Doctor :  
there is an indicator.
User :   how much does it cost
Doctor :  
If it turns pink then it indicates positive, and the sample u need is urine and not blood.
Doctor :  
Its cheaper. should be costing not more than 50 Rs
User : can u provide me with the best gynacologists in chennai who keeps the matter confidential..
User :   if the test turns out to be positive..
Doctor :  
You can use the search a doctor/hospital feature on our homepage to find the specialist of your choice in your area. WWW.WWWW.WW User :   and how many days will it take for the mensus to come,if the test turns negative..what could have been the problem for the interruption in the mensus cycle
Doctor :   there are many other causes for stopping of menses
Doctor :  
As u already know the use of i pill is one.

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