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Irregular mensuration, protected sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr here
User :   Hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   I just have a question. My menstrual cycle is very irregular and I had sex a week and a half ago. I had protected sex, but it only lasted a few minutes, but now I'm worried about it. I haven't had my period yet, but then again I'm not sure when to expect it
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   21
Doctor :   well if you had protected sex and you do have a history of irregular periods
Doctor :   then you have nothing to worry about
Doctor :   you used a condom ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   no breakage ?
User :   not that I know of
Doctor :   when are your periods due ?
Doctor :   what date were you expecting them ?
User :   I'm not too sure. I had one around July 9th or so.. then sometime in late August
User :   Around the 20th or so
Doctor :   and you had sex about 10 days back ??
User :   yes
Doctor :   well the chances of you getting pregnant are extremely rare but still if you want to be complete sure you can get a pregnancy test done from the kit .
User :   Okay that helps. However, what should I do about my irregular cycle? Should I go to the health center from my university to do so?
User :   I don't live around my home to go to my actual health care provider
Doctor :   well irregular menstruation is the most common problem with women, so your health care provider here i am sure will be able to help you
User :   okay
Doctor :   there are few things i can suggest you
Doctor :   that might help you
Doctor :   make sure you are taking iron supplements
Doctor :   also do eat papaya
Doctor :   it helps in treating irregular menstruation
User :   okay, I haven't done either of those before so that will hopefully help
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with ?
User :   Nope that was pretty much it.
User :   Just want to make sure everything is okay
Doctor :   ok no problem
Doctor :   you take care
User :   Thank you and you do the same!
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   bye
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