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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   this is my menstrual cycle for 4 months - start period 05/1810-05/21/10, start period 06/27/10-07/02/10, 08/04/10-08/10/10, 09/30/10-09/06/10. they are so irregular. what is going on with my periods?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   im 27
Doctor :   Were you period regular before the last 4 months?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you on any medications?
User :   no medication, no pills
Doctor :   Do you have any medical problems such as diabetes/thyroid issues?
User :   i remember once they told me i have hypothyriod
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   There are various factors/medical problems that cause irregular periods - hypothyroid being one of the cause.
Doctor :   Apart from these various other causes including stress, ovarian (PCOD), uterine (fibroids, Endometrosis) and so on can cause irregular periods.
Doctor :   Hence without evaluations, its difficult to predict the exact cause for the symptoms.
Doctor :   Hence I suggest you to consult a gynaecologist for physical examination and evaluation.
Doctor :   Evaluation may include thyroid hormone assay, ultrasound test and so on.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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