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Reasons for the delayed periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxx
User :   I am xxxx
Doctor :   Ok, please proceed
User :   I have a problem...I did not have my periods for the past two months.
User :   is it possible that I am anaemic?
Doctor :   Moderate to Severe Anemia can delay the periods or skip periods
Doctor :   However there are other common reasons in females
User :   I am 39yrs...I have an 11yr old son and married for the past 14 yrs
User :   I had an mtp about 9 yrs back
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical problems?
User :   I dont see the other symptoms of pregnancy
Doctor :   Why was the MTP done?
User :   medical problems...not that I am aware of
User :   because of wrong diagonis
User :   I was exposed to X-ray-Barium x-ray..the doc thot that I had ulcer
User :   *diagnosis
Doctor :   Were the periods regular before 2 months?
User :   yes...sometimes they r
Doctor :   Do you mean were you able to predict the dates of periods ?
User :   no...never
Doctor :   you were*
Doctor :   Ok so you had irregular periods even before two months
User :   yes...but never had this delay
Doctor :   What is your weight? did you put on a significant weight for the past few months
Doctor :   What was the result of MTP done , 9 yrs back?
User :   I am overweight...I had started doing yoga but I have stopped doing that for the past 3 months
User :   I was 75 kgs...but after doing yoga for 3 mths ...and a little bit of weight reduced to 73.5 kgs
User :   but at present I can feel that I have gained weight...
Doctor :   Do you feel tired or lethargic all the time or by afternoon every day>
User : times everyday
User :   but for the past few days I can feel my head reeling
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When was yoru last comprehensive annual physicals done?
User :   I think when I had my baby aboyt 11 yrs back
Doctor :   Ok, when was your last visit to Gynecologist
User :   I can also feel my heart beat had become faster
User :   I dont remember
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Listen this is the time for you to get the complete health profiling done
User :   ok
Doctor :   The reasons for your delayed and irregular periods yet are few
Doctor :   Out of which, anemia, thyroid problem, other hormonal disturbances and overweight are significant in your history
Doctor :   Hence get in touch with both General physician and Gynecologist for complete profiling
User :   ok
Doctor :   You have to undergo few blood tests and radiology
User :   ok
Doctor :   to arrive at a diagnosis and treat it
Doctor :   Do not delay now
Doctor :   IT can be treated though
User :   ok...can u suggest where shud I go?
Doctor :   Which city are you in?
User :   xxxxx
User :   xxxxx
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   One of the CRM person will get in touch with you
Doctor :   Customer representative from our side
Doctor :   and take you through the process
Doctor :   of gettting the tests done and the doctor appointment
Doctor :   Please confirm your phone number
Doctor :   xxxxxxx
User :   xxxxxxxx
Doctor :   Ok
User :   That is my husband's cell no
User :   ok...thanks
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   that all for the moment
User :   thanks...bye
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Bye for now
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