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Reasons for irregular menstrual cycle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my name is
User :   m 26yrs old
Doctor :   Ok
User :   for the past 2yrs my periods are irregular and m getting my periods once in 2 or 3 months
Doctor :   Ok
User :   nany prob is there
Doctor :   May I know your height and weight?
User :   my height is 5' and weight is 58
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as thyroid problems/diabetes?
User :   i have not made any test as such
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor in the past for irregular menstrual cycle/Or you any treatment?
User :   others problem is for the past 1week i got motion problem also
User :   no i have not consulted any doctor in this regard
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   k
Doctor :   Menstruation is affected by various factors - nutritional factors, stress factors, hormonal factors, uterine/ovarian factors, chronic infections and so on.
Doctor :   The most commonly seen causes are due to nutritional factors, hormonal factors and ovarian conditions.
Doctor :   Let me put it across to you in simple terms.
Doctor :   Your weight seems appropriate for your height, hence I do not feel that the nutritional factors are affecting your menstruation.
Doctor :   However the other possible causes such as ovarian conditions(PCOD,s), hormonal factors(such as thyroid problems) may be the cause.
User :   k
User :   so wat i hav to do now
Doctor :   Hence my suggestion is that you need to consider consulting a doctor (gynaecologist) who can be able to evaluate you for these possible conditions.
Doctor :   Having said this, you do not panic or worry about this condition or problem.
Doctor :   They can be rectified by simple medications which may have to be needed for a brief time period or for few months.
Doctor :   Hence I suggest you to consult a gynaecologist who will be able to help you in the evaluation and the necessary medications.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Apart from this, I also suggest you
User :   also i have lost my hairs and put on weight within 1yr usually i was around 50kg last yr and didnot had any hair probs
User :   ya i got
Doctor :   1. good dietary habbits,
Doctor :   2. Regular sleeping
Doctor :   3. Avoiding stress with the help of physical exercise and yoga.
Doctor :   Weight gain is one of the feature of thyroid disturbances too(Hypothyroidism)
Doctor :   Hence with the other measures, consider consulting your doctor (gynaecologist).
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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