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Irregular periods post abortion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi had an abortion nine weeks ago got my period on the 16th june then on the 27 june started again and its on and off since light enough but just annoying. is it down to the abortion??
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXX
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   mAY I KNOW YOUR AGE?
User :   31
Doctor :   Did you do an urine pregnancy test now?
User :   no
Doctor :   Were your periods regular?
User :   yes always
Doctor :   Do you have stomach pain during bleeds?
User :   no not really
Doctor :   So on 16th june ,how many days it lasted
User :   3
User :   my period always lasts 3 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so since last month you have this
Doctor :   Did you meet a doctor?
User :   yeas got my period then a gap for ten days then it started again this is day 7 now of bleed
User :   haven't gone to doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i feel you might be having an hormone imbalance
Doctor :   that happens after an abortion
User :   i'm fairly stressed at mintue too planning a wedding my mom is waiting on a liver transplant so could this contribut to it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so you are under mental stress now
Doctor :   so what you require is an physical examination
User :   a little bit all goes with having kids and planning wedding and stuff but i'm manging it just could do with out this.
Doctor :   followed by ultrasound examination and some blood tests
User :   would going on the pill regulate it
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   But i would adivse it only after a examination from a gynaec doctor
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so since you have mental stress from your abortion and mums health
Doctor :   all that is contributory to this irregularity now
User :   ok thank you i will go see my doctor in the morning
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with now?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting.Bye for Now
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