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Misuse of ipill emergency contraceptive pill, Frequent menstruation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I wantedto know that why i'm having periods very frequently, say with a gap of 1 week or so?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when?
User :   Since feb '09
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can I ask few questions?
User :   sure
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist circumfrence.
User :   I'm 26 yrs of age, Female, AAAAAAA Service, Unmarried, Height - 5'8, Weight - 75 kgs, Waist - 34
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since feb 09 how many times you had periods?
Doctor :   It shows you have moved away from the chat, so I close the window. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
User :   Since feb '09 i have had5 times periods.
Doctor :   ok
User :   I would also like to tell u that i'm having sexwith my fiance since jan '08 & had to havei-pill for few times.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many times did yu have the pill
User :   probably 7 to 8 times
Doctor :   yu took i pill 7-8 times
User :   Yes it is from jan '08 till j
User :   till date
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will explain yu why yu had too much of bleed
Doctor :   I pill is a emergency contraceptive
Doctor :   not for routine purpose
Doctor :   its only for emergency accidental sex
Doctor :   its contains high dose of harmones
Doctor :   it usal to have frequent bleeds
Doctor :   as yu stop the tablet yu will get with drawl bleeding
Doctor :   is that ok
Doctor :   its better yu dont take i pill here after
Doctor :   there are certain pills to overcome pregnancy
Doctor :   it can be taken as they
Doctor :   contain low dose of harmones
User :   Ok, i also have low heamoglobin & Calcium, is it because ofthe i-pill?
Doctor :   yes the bleeding is so frequent and heavy
Doctor :   the blood loss is more
Doctor :   so your iron and calcium is also lost in blood
Doctor :   the hemoglobin falls
Doctor :   its not wrong having sex
Doctor :   but not to take Ipill
Doctor :   or yu can ask your parter to use condoms
User :   & i have put on alot, so how do i reduce
Doctor :   wats your hemoglobin level
Doctor :   i will help u in this to regain the hemoglobin levels
User :   at present its 11 & calcium is 8.5 after much hardwork that is after taking milk fruits etc & also iron & calcium tabs
Doctor :   12-13 mg/dl is the normal level for indian women, Hb
Doctor :   its better yu avoid the pills for few days
Doctor :   as it can cause more bleeding
User :   how do i reduce, as i don't get time for exercising?
User :   i hav stopped taking pills since feb '09
Doctor :   are yu asking about bleeding
User :   weight
Doctor :   good yu have stopped
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any family history of obesity
User :   NO
Doctor :   even the i pill as its a harmonal bade
Doctor :   will cause wt gain
Doctor :   diet changes will helpuu
Doctor :   avoid fat, ghee, thick curd, oily foods
Doctor :   junk foods
User :   i was very slim earlier suddenely i hv put on, so kindly give some remedy for it.
Doctor :   yes i understand
Doctor :   sudden gain is due to the pills
User :   my weight was only 62 kgs ealier
Doctor :   yu have stopped now
Doctor :   not to worry
Doctor :   will loose wt in 2-3 months
Doctor :   but diet changes will help
Doctor :   with that make some time for
Doctor :   exercises
User :   sometimes my less ache alot 7 it gets swelling too
Doctor :   early morning brisk walk for 30 min daily will help
Doctor :   yu mean legs
User :   yes legs
Doctor :   pain even in rest
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will advice yu take plenty of cucumber and water melons
User :   ok
Doctor :   with that take this tablet
Doctor :   Tab.Hifenac-D
Doctor :   twice daily for 3 days after food
User :   this is for wat?
Doctor :   yu are still taking iron and calcium tablets
Doctor :   this to reduce the pain and swelling of legs
User :   ok
Doctor :   take plenty of fluids
User :   yes m still taking iron & calcium tabs
Doctor :   ok
User :   i do that
Doctor :   at what time yu take
User :   iron in lunch time & calcium at night
Doctor :   ok
User :   i also make it a point to hav carrot & beet root juice
User :   everyday
Doctor :   then yu take this tablet once daily in the morning for 5 days
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   1) stop the pills
Doctor :   2) avoid further pills
Doctor :   3) diet changes to reduce wt
Doctor :   4) exercise to reduce wt
User :   which tab the earlier which u suggested?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Hifenac-D
User :   & shud i continue iron & calcium tab?
Doctor :   as yu are taking iron and calcum
Doctor :   once daily for 5 days is ok
Doctor :   as i dont want yu to load on tablets
User :   yes i told u
Doctor :   yu can continue the iron tablets for 1-2 months and stop it
User :   ok
Doctor :   even calcium for 1 month yu can stop it
User :   ok
Doctor :   wat is the name of calcuim tablet
User :   coral calcium
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   not to worry
User :   & i dont remember the iron one
Doctor :   your cause for bleeding has been found out
Doctor :   yu cycles will get regularized soon
Doctor :   yu will be fine soon
User :   thank u so much
Doctor :   is there any thing else i can help u
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Doctor :   ok take care bye bye
User :   BYE
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