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Menstrual cycle was irregular. Should I go for caesarean if no pain? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Nov-2013
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User:Hello ..
User:MY LMP : was on 1st XXXXXXX 2013 and my menstral cycle is irregular from 45-50 days duration. Hence my scanning date have come up around 28th Oct 2013. So until when can I wait for pains.. and also is it that after 18th October I should opt for ceserian if i dont get pains?
Doctor:Given your condition doctors will consider the Expected date of delivery as per the earliest scan
User:yes the earliest scan had 28th october
Doctor:so 28th Oct
Doctor:is EDD
Doctor:You can wait till 28th Oct
User:and all others have had 26th october or 30th october
User:so i can wait until 28th october to get the pains is it?
Doctor:The doctor if in doubt after physical examination in this week can order for one more scan
Doctor:The latest date to wait for pains is 28th Oct
User:then in what case should i go for ceserian... is it after 28th October
Doctor:The scan report will tell the diameter of opening and the length of cervix
Doctor:on that basis also the waiting would be decided
User:since LMP was 1st XXXXXXX 2013.. wont it be prob.. as its crossing 42 weeks..
Doctor:But do not worry till 28th Oct
User:ok.. any advice until then from your side.. ?
Doctor:If you do not have pains till 28th then you can opt for C/S the next day
Doctor:Keep moving, do crawls
Doctor:sit on the floor and do the exercises
Doctor:as narrated by the doctor
User:ok.. n walking would help is it..
Doctor:so that you can plan for vaginal delivery
User:Thank you Dr .
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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