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Missed monthly periods after 2 unwanted 72 - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXX here
Doctor :   how can i help u ?
User :   Hello XXXX
User :   i am AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Hi XXXXXXXX
User :   My wife has to take unwanted 72 pills , 2 times consecutively last to last month
User :   as its unsafe we decided not to use it ever
Doctor :   ok
User :   but for now she not getting monthly periods
User :   so we worried lot
Doctor :   Did u have any side effects after taking it ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can u tell me when was her last period
User :   after taking it , in 4-5 days , just bleeding was there, but it was uncommon, means not happened which usualy happends in periods time
Doctor :   and when was the last time she had taken the unwanted 72 tablets ?
Doctor :   I understand your anziety
Doctor :   there is nothing to worry in your case
User :   generally period comes between 29 till3rd of each month
User :   it was last taking in sepetember
Doctor :   when using emergency contraception pills liks i pill or unwnated 72, there is a high dose of hormones given
User :   i think in between 20 - 27 th sep
User :   ok
Doctor :   this causes changes in the subsequent periods and also, u may be having missed periods as well
User :   so will that affect her phycially
Doctor :   but after 1-2 months (usually the 3rd cycle everything will normalise
Doctor :   No nothing as such
Doctor :   she will become normal by her 3rd or 4th period
User :   ok
Doctor :   and also there will be no issues concieving at a later date
User :   ok
User :   so do we need to ask her to take any medicine , to get her fit, or good to happen automaticaly
Doctor :   no nothing is needed
Doctor :   even if the bleeding is less or the periods are missed there is nothing to worry
Doctor :   as this is due to hormonal effect on the pituitary gland which monitors ovulation and periods
Doctor :   it will normalise after some time
User :   good to hear, as not much to worried about
Doctor :   Yes
User :   so still any precautions which can be taken
Doctor :   nothing
Doctor :   To be on the safe side, get a urine pregnancy test done, and if thats negative then there is nothing to be worried about
Doctor :   are u there ?
Doctor :   Do u have any other query?
User :   sorry
User :   away
User :   we did pregance test
User :   its negative
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   In that case u r safe
Doctor :   and no need to worry
Doctor :   the next period will be normal
User :   you mean , like her first period missed
User :   2nd and 3rd period might get missed
User :   or can come normal
Doctor :   it will become normal
User :   ok
User :   Thanks doctor
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   please leave ur feedback as u log out
User :   sure
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   good night
User :   bye for now
User :   good night
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