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Irregular periods with unknown cause - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hi i am XXXX.i have periods problem since starting.
i get my periods once in 2 months.i got ultrasound scan once and the result is normal.
i have a doubt that i have pcod?
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   irregular periods can be due to various reasons
Doctor :   PCOD is one of them
Doctor :   if the scan shows there is no abormality then there might be other
Doctor :   reasons
Doctor :   like stress
Doctor :   hormonal causes
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   doctor so i can be in sure that i have no pcod]
Doctor :   can u type the final scan report
User :   normal scan of abdomen and pelvis and uterus
User :   this was the result written
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the ultrasonic picture alone is not enough for the diagnosis of PCOD as this picture was seen in normal women with (Polycystic appearing ovaries)
Doctor :   did u ever get LH/FSH
Doctor :   levels done
User :   wat is it
Doctor :   hormonal levels
Doctor :   leutinising hormone and follicular stimulating hormone
User :   no how it can be done
Doctor :   High LH and increased LH/FSH ratio can be seen in PCOD
Doctor :   i suggest u to see a gynecologist
Doctor :   she will advise how to go further
Doctor :   dont be thinking of this often
Doctor :   this is stress u
User :   doctor
Doctor :   stress is one the reasons for
Doctor :   irregular periods
User :   i have one doubt
Doctor :   yes
User :   if there is pcod then it will be definetly shown in scan
Doctor :   it may not show up
Doctor :   PCOD does not require the presence of polycystic ovaries
Doctor :   80-100% of women with PCOD have polycystic ovaries
Doctor :   in 20% of patients
Doctor :   there may be no cysts
Doctor :   ok
User :   bcz in scan report he has written that there is no mass or fluid and both ovaries are normal
Doctor :   ovaries can be normal in 20% of them
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   then there is no cyst
Doctor :   or any uterine abnormality
User :   and there is facial hair in my chin
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   since 2 yrs
User :   so is it pcod
Doctor :   do u have hairs on upper back, neck, chest, shoulders
Doctor :   excessive hair?
User :   no mild hair it will not be shown
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   thats normal
User :   ok
User :   i have worried a lot
Doctor :   dont be worried
User :   that i cannot have a child
Doctor :   u can have child
Doctor :   even women with pcod
Doctor :   have conceived
Doctor :   u need not worry
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   u will surely will have kid
Doctor :   be confident
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   r u overweight
User :   no
User :   my ht is 165 and wt is 65
Doctor :   then u need not worry
Doctor :   ok
User :   my sugar level is also normal
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then fine
User :   doctor before taking scan i went
Doctor :   ur BMI is normal as well
User :   to a lady gynacologist
Doctor :   it should be 20-24.9
Doctor :   ur BMI is 24
User :   she said after seeing my wt that
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have to reduce it that time i was 73.7
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   now it is normal
User :   and she also said to my mother
Doctor :   u need not worry
User :   that for these type of patients they should be in correct wt
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   chances of conceiving will increase
Doctor :   by 50%
User :   and then she said that i have to take scan and she said that she is doubting endrometritis
Doctor :   if ur of ideal weight
Doctor :   scan shows there no such thing
Doctor :   u need not worry
User :   but after taking scan she said that she is doubting pcod
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : null
Doctor :   please confirm ur correct details
Doctor :   ok
User :   then she asked me to take medicines but i didnt take
Doctor :   ovulation induction drugs isit
User :   bcz eating hormonal medicines can cause other problems
User :   since i am getting married soon
Doctor :   not worry about that
Doctor :   if u want to have baby
User :   i have to cure this problem
Doctor :   u need to take medicine
Doctor :   not worry about side effects
Doctor :   to overcome ur problem doctor has advised the treatment
Doctor :   she will keep in mind
Doctor :   the side effects before she prescribes
Doctor :   so u need not worry about those
Doctor :   just take the treatment
Doctor :   ur periods will become regular
Doctor :   and ur problem is solved
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to know exactly that i have pcod or not
Doctor :   with scan report alone u cannot make out
User :   and how that i can know
Doctor :   ur sugar levels are normal so also
Doctor :   ur weight is ideal
User :   yes
Doctor :   clinical examination is needed to confirm the findings
User :   can i take hormonal tests
User :   how will they do that
Doctor :   u can follow up with the gynecologist
Doctor :   she will be able to guide u
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok then doctor
Doctor :   first u got to do is stop worrying
Doctor :   ur periods will become regular if u stop worrying
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   join for yoga
Doctor :   dont stress urself
User :   my mother is having acidity probem wat to do
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   how old she is
User :   since 2 months
User :   she is taking omegates
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did she find any relief
User :   we fear that it may convert to cancer
Doctor :   nope
Doctor :   anytime endoscopy was done
User :   no she is
User :   afrid to do
Doctor :   nothing to afraid
Doctor :   it is simple procedure
Doctor :   it wont take 2 mins to perfrom
Doctor :   perform
User :   ok
Doctor :   if the problem is persisting
Doctor :   she needs endoscopy
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   confirm with ur correct contact details
User :   wat diet she can take
Doctor :   less spicy food
Doctor :   ask her to reduce weight
Doctor :   as well
Doctor :   no citrus frutis
Doctor :   she can take fresh curds
Doctor :   not old one
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   no coffee,tea
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   avoid oily food
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and register at, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
User :   ok
User :   but she loves to take fast foods
Doctor :   u can use this diet link for u as well
Doctor :   she needs to avoid that
Doctor :   no pepsi, or chips
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to knw
User :   it wont convert to cancer
Doctor :   cant say
Doctor :   if u dont control the acidity
Doctor :   it can cause perforation
Doctor :   or can cancer in long standing ulcer
Doctor :   thats rare
User :   in endoscopy wat they observe
Doctor :   food tract
User :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   25 single XXXX
Doctor :   ok
User :   then my elder sister
Doctor :   ok
User :   is having block in fallopian tubes
Doctor :   ok
User :   wat can she do
Doctor :   is both the tubes blocked
User :   before cesarean was done
Doctor :   she can undergo IVF
Doctor :   but she need to consult gynecologist
Doctor :   for that
Doctor :   she wants have baby?
User :   ok thank u doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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