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Premenstrual problem cause for breast tenderness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answe
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   I just started the HCG diet on Thursday and I have been having a few problems and am hesitant to discontinue the diet
User :   The first problem that I have is that my menstrual cycle has not come it is now 2 days late
User :   The second problem is that my kidneys are hurting. I have begin to drink a lot of water everyday and I am wondering if that is whats causing my kidneys to hurt
Doctor :   The first problem you have could be due to HCG ,
Doctor :   but the s3cond one is mere a start side effect of any type of diet
Doctor :   second*
Doctor :   both are not serious
Doctor :   i would assure you that you are safe
User :   Ok so my next question is where does all of it go if it does not come out
Doctor :   My i know what are you asking about ?
Doctor :   Did you mean the menstrual bleed ?
User :   My menstruak cycle. I have never been a believer or not having a menstrual cycle on a monthly basis
User :   I can tell that it wants to come because my breasts are painful but it wont come
Doctor :   its just that the mild hormonal imbalance created by HCG which has resulted in delay of the periods
Doctor :   yes, the tenderness in the breast is the sign of premenstrual syndrome
Doctor :   You may have periods anytime from now
User :   ok. are there any other things that i should be aware of concerning the side effects of the hcg
User :   I'm also taking a few medications is that ok
Doctor :   yes, you may be at risk of getting side effects like Rashes , hair loss ,weakness , ovarian hyper stimulation , release of multiple ovums at a time , abdominal cramping ,
Doctor :   None of the above are serious
Doctor :   and may i know what other medications you are on ?
User :   Oh wow, I already have tiny cycsts on my ovaries. I take Amox TR-K CLV 875-125MG
User :   Women's one a day, vitamin B12
Doctor :   ok, there are no interactions expected with the above mentioned medications
User :   ok and will the cysts become worse and cause me to loose my ability to have children
Doctor :   no ,
User :   Ok. I think that's all
Doctor :   Thanks of consulting me
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   Oh one more thing
Doctor :   yes , please
User :   If I loose weight too quick will I have flab? I started at 172lbs on Wednesday and I now weigh 164lbs. I have seen how people look if they loose weight too fast
User :   My target weight is 130lbs.
Doctor :   yes, its a common presentation
User :   So I would have to get surgery to tighten the skin
Doctor :   sudden or loss of weight over a short span leave flabby skin
Doctor :   no a good stretching exercises will suffice
User :   ok thanks, you have made me feel alot better about this
Doctor :   also over time the skin gets better on its own in the process of desquamation and regeneration
User :   Ok, I thought about doing sit ups but I do not have the energy right now
User :   Well that is all. Thanks
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   ok I will
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