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PCOS and menstrual cycle irregularities - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doc my problem is i have put weight due to scanty periodk, so tolose weight and increase flow i had mifegest and cytolog, my last LMP was 21st dec, then after mifegest i got very scanty like 2 drops on 13thjan, than nothing so I called my gynec, she suggested me to wait for a week then take mifprate, but as usal my egerness I took mifegest yesterday at 8 in the night, I spoted at 12 at night, so should i take another mifprate today or no ?
Doctor :   Hii
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let me read it.
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no you should not take.
User :   sorry I mean mifeprate
Doctor :   try taking it according to your gynaecologist advice
User :   yesterday night so i should not continue with it for 5 days will my periods come normal as today also it is very light like some light pink sticky fluid only
User :   I am just 30 yrs old
User :   Hello Doc please are you their?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
Doctor :   Could you please elaborate about your menstrual history?
User :   please suggest some remedy that will really clean my system n help me also, i also did my pcod test and everything is in normal limits
Doctor :   Sure, I shall give you the right guidance

User :   My periods are regular on 30days but are getting scantier since past 2 yrs because of stress and tension, I have put on 15KGS in exactly twoyrs so I am Very worried I exercise regularly and also follow strict diet regime too
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I workout 6days aweek for 1hr everyday
Doctor :  
Are you married?
User :   I am and have adaughter of7yrs
Doctor :   Fine

Doctor :  
Have you got yourself evaluated for such a change in the past 2 years?
User :   Just increse in stress levels
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
But has it been evaluated with an examination and supportive blood tests?
User :   else all my test is normal only my fasting blood glucose is lower then reqired i.e 60
Doctor :   Ok, how about your thyroid status?

User :   perfect no problem that to in normal ranges
Doctor :   Ok, thats fine

User :   I did this test yestwerday
Doctor :  
This is mainly a functional problem yesterday
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Yes your history does favour hypothyroidism
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bcos of both weight gain and also menstrual disturbances
Doctor :  
in spite of being on a good diet and exercise
Doctor :  
So, it is good that it has been ruled out
Doctor :   With thyroid and also other tests being normal
Doctor :  
this could just be a functional variation
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and should be treated accordingly
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Are you following any of the family planning methods?
User :   no, nothing, so should i take the mifeprate today or no ?
Doctor :   Ok, I shall comment on that later

Doctor :   So for now, I consider that you should be treated with OCPs if you have completed your family
User :   what does that mean
Doctor :   Oral contraceptive pills

User :   ok
User :   any specific suggestion
Doctor :  
Yes, you should consider talking with your gynec about the OCPs
User :   I have heard that OCPs reduce the breast size, so i am hesitant about them
Doctor :  
For now, it should be repeated
Doctor :  
No it is not the case
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You should not have such myths
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Rather they increase it to some extent
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they are very good for menstrual regulation
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along with contraception
User :   you suggest i shold call my doc and say i didnot wait for aweek n took the medication
Doctor :   No need for that

Doctor :  
You should not repeat the dosage without follow up with her
User :   so please tell me like you do this, or that i follow in apples and marbles
Doctor :  
Wait for 2 days for now
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and then consult your gynec
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You should not be afraid of her
User :   means no medication you mean
Doctor :  
Not you should not take Mifprate for now
User :   SWhe is very senior Doc so I am Scared he may not take my call again
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
You should not worry for now
User :   ok great
Doctor :  
Wait for 2 days
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and then you can approach him/her
User :   great.
User :   Fine I will wait for 2 days
User :   Thanks a million for your valuable advice.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

Doctor :   Do you have any other queries?

User :   no ThanksDoctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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