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Irregular periods being on levothyroxine birth control - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hello
User :   is there a doctor i could speak to?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi there im just a bit concerned really
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   im currenty on levothyroxine
User :   i have been taking them since a baby and recently my monthly cycle as become irregular
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   menstrual irregularities are an adverse effect of the drug.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   i have taken pregnancy tests and they have proven negative and recently been noticing popping feeling in both side of overies and hurt to put pressure on rightside
Doctor :   ok.
User :   im 20 female single no independents
Doctor :   do you have any vomiting alos
Doctor :   also.
Doctor :   along with it.
User :   no
User :   just a feelin of sickens with warm feelin in throat
Doctor :   Any other symptoms that you have.
Doctor :   ok..
User :   weight gain
Doctor :   Any irregularities in Menstruation that you have..
User :   i have gained 2 stone in last year
Doctor :   2Stone
User :   whats menstruation?
Doctor :   whats that.
Doctor :   Periods.
Doctor :   the once that e you have every month.
User :   yeah i am 2 months late
User :   i usued to be ontime but recently its become irregular
Doctor :   There are few possibilities like 1) Polycystic ovarian Disease 2) appendicitis 3) Renal stone. that you culd be suffering from..
Doctor :   The first one matches all the symptoms that you have mentioned ..
Doctor :   and the fact that you have been hypothyroid is also influencing this condition.
User :   what should i do cause i am worried this could stop me from concieving
Doctor :   IT is very much treatable and curable just that you need to take adequate treatment..
Doctor :   consult the Gynecologist. at the earliest.
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   and start appropriate treatment.
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
User :   ok i will do thanks
Doctor :  
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