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Light spotting during periods,sign of pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi this is regarding my missed period
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   my period day was on 2-06-08 but on 03-36-08 i got a spotting then i did not have my periods
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   age-25 housewife married ,no dependants
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you planning family?
User :   it was just an light spotting now should i meet an docter coz its past 9 days up
Doctor :   are you using any contraceptives?
User :   yes i am planning family
Doctor :   ok
User :   no not using any contraceptives
Doctor :   slight spotting with absence of menstruation could be a sign of pregnancy
User :   when can i do my pregnancy test
Doctor :   urine pregnancy test?
User :   yes
Doctor :   it can be positive from as early as 18 days after fertilization
User :   i cant understand this can u tell me how many days after i missed my period should i do the test
Doctor :   4 to 5 days usuaally
User :   so now its 9days is it the morning first urine
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   yes early morning urine is the ideal one
User :   is light spotting harmful
Doctor :   usually there is slight spotting at the onset of pregnancy
Doctor :   and it is to be thought of seriously only if thereis persistent bleeding
Doctor :   or if there any clots
User :   should i meet the docter before the urine test
Doctor :   you can perform that test by reading the instructions on the kit
User :   my husband says the urine test is only accurate 15days from the day of periodis this true
Doctor :   its from the time of fertilisation
Doctor :   not from the day of periods
User :   if its negative what should my next step
Doctor :   the urine pregnancy test is positive for 97%
User :   i dont know when is this time of fertilisation
Doctor :   usually it is 14 days before the next expected periods
User :   ok then i will do the urine test thanx for helping me
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help you with?
User :   is it very important to test the first morning urine or it can be done any time in a day
Doctor :   for better results early morning urine
User :   ok thanx thats it i am up with my questons
Doctor :   thank you , bye.
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