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Polycystic ovary, irregular periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yoiu
User :   hi
User :   i was taking duphaston on my doc's advise between 3rd to 13 march
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i was told to get my cycle after 2/3 days i.e towards 14th or 15th march
User :   i generally have irregular cycle
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but the cycle has not stasted yet
User :   could tell me the reasons?
Doctor :   I wanted to know the diagnosis made by your doctor
User :   i have a polycystic ovary
Doctor :   Were you diagnosed any thing else
User :   like?
Doctor :   What is the dose you are taking/
User :   i was taking 2 duphaston daily between 3rd to 13th march
Doctor :   what is the dose in mg
Doctor :   10 mg
Doctor :   ?
User :   yes..10mg
Doctor :   Did you take regularly without fail single day
User :   i missed only 1 dose (1 tab)
User :   otherwise i have taken the tab regularly
Doctor :   Did you stop taking after 13tjh
User :   yes
User :   that was advised,i mwas advised to take 20 tabs and wait for the cycle after 2/3 days
Doctor :   I think we are missing the correct diagnosis in our communication
Doctor :   Let me explain
User :   yes pls
Doctor :   Duphaston is a synthetic progesterone given for people who have less progesterone
User :   ok
Doctor :   The progesterone supplements are given in irregulare periods
User :   ok
Doctor :   after correct schedule
Doctor :   once the dose completes
Doctor :   after 2 to 3 days of progesterone withdrawl the person has normal cycle
Doctor :   Which dint happen in your case
User :   right
Doctor :   So as such the progesterone is given for someother thing in your case with against the cystic ovaries
User :   i did not get this point
Doctor :   I think you have one more reason than the cysticovary for which the progesterone is given
Doctor :   I am not sure of it though
User :   i will tell you

User :   i had consulted my doc as i have been trying to conceive for quite sometime now and that's when she had advised to take duphaston for 10 days you think since i still have not got my it the sign of conceiving?
User :   or since my cycle is irregular it might start little late?
User :   that's where i am lost
Doctor :   How long have you been treated
Doctor :   for this duphaston
User :   it was the first dose for me
User :   for 10 days
Doctor :   Ok now she found out that you have polycystic ovaries
User :   no
Doctor :   then how could you know that you have polycysts
User :   she found that first and then she had prescribed duphaston last month
Doctor :   thats what i mean
User :   ok sorry
Doctor :   any other medications given ?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok she is trying to regularise the menstrual periods then
User :   ok
Doctor :   any other blood tests done
User :   no
Doctor :   What is the doctors work up apart from the Ultrasound
User :   nothing as of now
Doctor :   Ok were you told the size of the cysts
User :   no but i think i was tols it's microscopic
Doctor :   Thats ok
Doctor :   So now the treatment plan would be a trial of duphaston to regularise the periods
User :   yes you are right

Doctor :   If doesnt work out she may get into other workups and treatment procedures
Doctor :   Seems right
User :   but why is the delay .is it bcos its not responding to my body
Doctor :   she may have to start on this
Doctor :   working on this part
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   Why dint you see her back after you dint get the periods
Doctor :   after 15th
User :   i saw her y'day
Doctor :   What was the opinion then
User :   she said ,with duphaston many people conceive ,may be that's the case with you but she wasnot sure since my cycle is not regular...she also thought it might start little late
User :   she has asked me to see her after 3 weeks
User :   just wanted to check if conceiving after 1 dose is possible
Doctor :   yeah first regularisation of the periods is better work up
User :   ok
User :   thanks
User :   bye
Doctor :   How long have you been infertile
Doctor :   like how long you been married and not using the contraceptive
Doctor :   I think you moved out
User :   no
User :   for more than 1 year now
Doctor :   OPk
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   I think yoiu continue to take the duphaston
User :   ok

User :   any other suggestion
Doctor :   hmm.. nothing much
User :   ok

Doctor :   If you wanted a thorough
Doctor :   check we can help you
Doctor :   and not satisfied with the results
User :   what are the side effects of duphaston
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   BYe then
User :   bye
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