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Missed periods due to pills to postpone it - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ?
Hello Doc My period was due on 1st and I took two tablets of primolut N to postpone my periods. In the meanwhile had intercourse sessions during these 2 days. My periods are regular. It's 12th today and i still havent got my periods. Will i be pregnant?     
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   Sure
Doctor :   When did you take primolut?
User :   My period was due on the 1st of this month. I had the tablet on 29th and 30th JUne
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It was to postpone your periods on july?
User :   Yes i wanted to postpone it for 2 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It can happen due to sudden hormonal imbalance
Doctor :   That your cycles have gone disarray
Doctor :   when did you have intercourse?
User :   on 29th and 30th
Doctor :   of last month?
User :   yes 29th and 30th of JUne
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Then the pregnancy chances are less
Doctor :   since it was very near to your periods
Doctor :   and for confirmation you may do an urine pregnancy test
Doctor :   at home
Doctor :   Sudden change of hormones might have caused this
User :   Yeah doc i took the pregnancy test just now and it show positive results
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have not had intercourse before 29th or 30th
Doctor :   But your cycles were regular?
User :   My periods are very regular
Doctor :   all these years?
Doctor :   ok
User :   I rember i has missed my periods once 3 years ago
Doctor :   to get pregnant you should have had intercourse during 14-16 of the month last june
User :   But when i went through pregnancy test then it showed negative results
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Any way if the cycle had changed in last period
User :   No doc I have not had intercourse between 6th - 28th days
Doctor :   pregnancy can happen
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then it should be from the 29 or 30th
User :   Can i get pregnant because i had intercourse on the 28th & 30th day and postpone my period?
Doctor :   Anyway a confirmation from a BLood HCG would be good
Doctor :   yes possible
User :   I couldnt be pregnant otherwise. I have not had intercourse between 6-28th day
Doctor :   because of sudden hormonal change
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok doc. What do u suggest
Doctor :   So first confirm it anyway
User :   Can i go through abortion without surgery?
Doctor :   from a blood hcg test froma lab
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   But under the care of an experienced gynaec dr only
User :   Yes doc. I have taken an appointment today
Doctor :   Pills are available
User :   I will visit her and get this resolved
Doctor :   But some side effects to be watched for
Doctor :   some might have some bleeding thats y
Doctor :   Good
User :   will i get my periods immediately after i take the tablets?
Doctor :   That would be best
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Since your hormone might take time to normalise
User :   So i am likely to bleed
User :   So when am i likely to bleed?
Doctor :   one of the side effects of abortion pill is that
Doctor :   you will get your normal cycle after approx 1 month
Doctor :   Anyway a gynaec consultation is very necessary
User :   Ok doc
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   IS there anything else i can help with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting ..bye for now
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