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Missed periods after PCOD treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   its been 9 months since i was diagnosed with pcod
User :   i have been taking ginette on and off (with doctor's prescription)
Doctor :   ok
User :   two months back i was told to go off ginette
User :   but till today i haven't had my periods
Doctor :   may i know your age please ?
User :   27
Doctor :   and have you been taking any other medications ?
User :   my doc had advised me to go without ginette till i have my natural periods
User :   i was on ginette for 5 months
Doctor :   i see
User :   then one month break - no periods
User :   then 1 month gineete
User :   the break fir 1 month - no periods
Doctor :   ok
User :   then metformin + ginette 1 month
User :   break and no periods
Doctor :   ok
User :   all my ultra sounds and hormone tests are fine.. there is no cyst in ovaries
Doctor :   thats good news\
Doctor :   ok now let me till you one thing
User :   but then why is it that after discontinuing ginette i dont have my periods
Doctor :   its very common for women to has missed periods upto 3-4 months after the medication
Doctor :   so you have nothing to worry about
User :   so is that fine?
Doctor :   yes thats absolutely fine
User :   i have another query
Doctor :   do you have any symptoms ?
Doctor :   sure
User :   symptoms?
Doctor :   after discontinuing the medication
Doctor :   any problems
Doctor :   ?
User :   no just bloating of stomach thats it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was your other query?
User :   my doc said that if i cannot wait then i should take primolt-n followed by a month of ginette and metaformin
User :   would u advise that
Doctor :   it depends how fast you want it
Doctor :   i mean there is no harm in it
User :   ok
User :   doc is there any chance of getting pregnant in a scenario like mine?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   i can assure you many women with PCOD have successful pregnancies
User :   ok
Doctor :   there is nothing to worry about
User :   actually i had intercourse yesterday without a condom.. but there was no ejaculation inside me.. should i be worried if we are not planning right now
Doctor :   well it can happen
Doctor :   but chances are less
Doctor :   as all is needed is ONE DROP of semen to cause it
Doctor :   you should be careful next time
User :   would u advise me to go for an i-pill for that.. i mean i was worried about the pcod and this pill interfering
Doctor :   no dont take it ipill
Doctor :   you should stay away from hormones at the moment
User :   and after how many days should i take the pregnancy test... 3-4 weeks?
Doctor :   just be careful next time
Doctor :   yes yoyu can
Doctor :   but since you are already having missed periods so chances are rare
User :   ok
User :   i am somewhat relieved
Doctor :   well i am glad i was able to guide you
User :   thanks for that doc..
Doctor :   you take care of yourself
User :   one last query
Doctor :   your most welcoem
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   sure go ahead
User :   how many months do u think i should wait before restarting on ginette
Doctor :   it depends on your course and condition severity for that your gynecologist will be the right person to say so
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot
User :   bbye
Doctor :   your welcome
Doctor :   bye
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