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Reason for delayed menses - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doc..
User :   i have a gynac prob...
User :   i havent got my periods since 27th may..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i thought it could be pregnancy so i got a preg test done after a week from 27th june....
User :   age:23...gender:female...marital stat:unmarried...
User :   it was -ve...
User :   den again i did around 3 tests till last week....all neagtive.......but still no periods....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last time around u had ur periods
User :   i did a sonograohy on 16th july......which showed tat d ovaries r fine...nd d endometric lining was thickened....
User :   27th may was my last period...
Doctor :   ok
User :   den i did a blood HCG test day before ystdy........which showed my hcg content as::: 4.6 ml/ucl...
Doctor :   is the periods regular
User : is..
Doctor :   once in how many days
Doctor :   what was the report
User :   on d blood test report it was given:::: NON-PREGNANT
User :   once in 28 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   i did a blood HCG test day before ystdy........which showed my hcg content as::: 4.6 ml/ucl...
Doctor :   u may miss periods due to stress as well
Doctor :   ok
User :   so does tat mean tat i am NOT PREGNANT?
Doctor :   did u ever try urine pregnancy test
Doctor :   yes
User :   I DID 4 URINE TESTS....ALL -VE....
User :   so does tat mean tat i am NOT PREGNANT?
Doctor :   yes
User :   so wat may be d reason? i heard bout PCOS...wt does tat mean?
Doctor :   yes that might be a cause as well
User :   so den?
Doctor :   but polycystic ovary disease
User :   yes,...
Doctor :   in this there will be irregular periods
Doctor :   bleeding
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Doctor :   acne
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   please ask if u have any doubts
User : wat is d mom wants me to do a sonography for her it is safe for me to go ahead wit tat? dont want a report of pregnancy to come up in d sonography in front of my mom...
Doctor :   if the tests are negative
Doctor :   u can safely get the tests done
Doctor :   did u have intercourse in between
User :   nd wt bout d blood test...wt does 4.6 ml/ucl mean?
User :   no....i ahvent had intercourse in between..
Doctor :   The hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (better known as hCG) is produced during pregnancy. It is made by cells that form the placenta, which nourishes the egg after it has been fertilized and becomes attached to the uterine wall. Levels can first be detected by a blood test about 11 days after conception and about 12 - 14 days after conception by a urine test. In general the hCG levels will double every 72 hours. The level will reach its peak in the first 8 - 11 weeks of pregnancy and then will decline and level off for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Doctor :   In a bout 85% of normal pregnancies, the hCG level will double every 48 - 72 hours. As you get further along in pregnancy and the hCG level gets higher, the time it takes to double can increase to about every 96 hours.
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   An hCG level of less than 5mIU/ml is considered negative for pregnancy, and anything above 25mIU/ml is considered positive for pregnancy.
Doctor :   if it is less 5ml then women is unlikely to be pregnant
Doctor :   ur level as 4.5
Doctor :   right
Doctor :   so u need to worry about it
User :   oh ....thank god....!!!
Doctor :   there are many reasons for delayed periods
Doctor :   stress
User :   ya...d level was 4.6...
Doctor :   lack of sleep
Doctor :   can also be the causes
User :   ya maybe stress.....
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   dont worry u can under the scan
Doctor :   if u have any doubts
User :   thank you so much......!!!!
Doctor :   u can write to us
User :   scan??????????????
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   let me know the progress
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want us to help you with
Doctor :   r u there
User :   no tats it doc
User :   thanks a lot for everything
User :   tataaaaa
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   ectopic pregnancy can also cause missed period, please rule out that as well
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