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Missed periods, 25 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ritu
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi Doc
User :   Am missing my periods from this month?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can i ask few more questions
User :   yes
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   25 years
Doctor :   are you married?
User :   no
Doctor :   where the periods regular previously
Doctor :   what is the length of cycle?
Doctor :   i mean were the periods regular
Doctor :   no where a typing mistake
User :   yes, but 6 months back there was a gap of 1 -2 weeks, but this time it last happened around 19th dec and till date theer si no sign

Doctor :   do suspect anything abnormal?
User :   Not really, just want to update that I ahve joined a gym and am doing aggressive gyming, is it because of that?
Doctor :   when did you start exercising?
Doctor :   recently?
User :   almost two months
Doctor :   ok last month was it regular
Doctor :   as expected
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was your age at first menstrual period
Doctor :   I should rule out pregnancy at this age
User :   i can't recall it right now
Doctor :   do you ever had painful periods earlier
User :   am sure it won't be pregnancy as i have not engaged into complete sexual intercourse
User :   yes, my periods have always been painful
Doctor :   what do you mean by complete sexual intercourse
Doctor :   there are many causes for missed periods at your age
User :   i am engaged and few times have been physical but never went ahead with sexula intercourse
Doctor :   it could be thyroid problem, pregnancy, cystic ovarian disease,
User :   thats why, before going to a doctor, wanted to confirm if this is not a pregnancy, can i be suggested few test which can confirm it is pregnancy or not?
Doctor :   u there
User :   yes

Doctor :   Sorry there was a
Doctor :   tech prob
Doctor :   we can cont
User :   okay

Doctor :   you can buy a self test kit at any pharmacy
Doctor :   its avlbl as velockit
User :   what is that? what should i ask for?
Doctor :   just follow the instrucution on the pack
Doctor :   Ask for self test pregnancy kit/ Velockit
Doctor :   Other common causes for delayed periods are thyroid problems
Doctor :   or PCOD- cystic ovarian disease
User :   okay, just in case it is positive, then what should be teh course of action if i need to avoid it?
Doctor :   Even if the pregnancy is positive/negative, you should see an OBG
Doctor :   As your period has been delayed for 2 weeks
Doctor :   there are medications availbale to terminate pregnancy now
Doctor :   An obstretician will be able to guide you further on that, depending on the test results

User :   incase it is positive, can i avoid going to doc and take medication on my own
Doctor :   no. dont do that
Doctor :   Its always better to see a doctor-
Doctor :   The earlier you see a doctor- the better
Doctor :   if your test is positive
User :   okay, should i meet a gyne
Doctor :   yes, A gynaec is the best qualified for your problem
User :   how long does that test take to understand the result?
Doctor :   If you are in Bangalore, you can choose a gynaec in your area from our homepage
Doctor :   it take s5 minutes
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you
User :   okay thanks, I'll touch base with you tomorrow on this again. can i ask for your name
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I'm
User :   okay
Doctor :   We are avlbl 9am to 9 pm IST
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting us
Doctor :   Bye
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