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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, 42 year old female. Period is about 2 weeks late. Ectopic pregnancy then Tubal 17 years ago. Cramping/dull pain on both sides but mostly left. Bloated with gas and loose stools. Some lower back achiness on and off. Also had some bleeding and cramping after sex during the late summer. Happened 4 or 5 times.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   now your periods are delayed, pain on left side. may sugggest Ectipoc pregancy
Doctor :   There may be another reason.
Doctor :   But first thing come first. It could be noram pregancy too.
Doctor :   Did you have the urine pregancy tests?
User :   didn't really think it was a possibility. we have very little sex.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How old are you?
Doctor :   But plz get the urine test.
User :   and with tubal so long ago....42 and had tubal 17 years ago
User :   will go today.
Doctor :   u mean tubal ligation
User :   yes
Doctor :   I understand it very reliable but there are rare chances of failure
User :   ok will get test. do i need to ask my gyn to see me asap or can it wait for a reg appt
Doctor :   It could be anovulation from harmonal imbalance
User :   anovulation?
User :   meaning pain from ovulation?
Doctor :   You can get the pregnancy test done and if negative wait for appt
Doctor :   Regarding Ovulation: Doctor :   When there is no ovum is released the ovary can nor produce progesterone
User :   so perimenopause maybe? thank you. will get test and go from there.
Doctor :   So there are not enough balance between esrogen and progesterone , it will not cause periuods
Doctor :   Yes it is very common when reaching menopause
Doctor :   And in the beginning of puberty
Doctor :   To confirm the Menopuase u don;t have to rush for the tests
Doctor :   You can wait for the time
Doctor :   If you are getting the irregular menses , then u can go for tests
Doctor :   especially LH , haromne
Doctor :   and progesterone haromen
Doctor :   Are you there
Doctor :   *harmone
Doctor :   So at the end, 1 get Pregancy test
Doctor :   2. if Negative, you can repeat after 1 wk
User :   yes. will get test and go from there. will call dr and make appt but no emergency
Doctor :   No it is not emergency
User :   thank you very much. I was worried
Doctor :   no bleeding is not emergency
Doctor :   heavy bleeding is emergency
Doctor :   Any thing else ?
User :   no, thank you.
Doctor :   You welcome
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye
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