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Spotting on completion of cycle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, i am 30 years old. i completed my menstrual cycle from 27th april to 2nd may 2011, after 3 days again i had spotting which is still there? what should i do? please help? i have taken 4 tablets
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA here
User :   i am 30 years old
Doctor :   please give me a couple of mins to read your query
User :   i have got married on november 2010
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   i am having spotting and sometimes a splash of bleeding for the past 3 days..i am worried what shall i do? my menstrual cycle is over.
User :   please advice.
Doctor :   may i know if are on any contraceptive pills?
User :   no madam
Doctor :   are you on any other medicines?
User :   i am currently having knee degeneration problem daily i am on these medicines: autrin tab twice a day + cartigen tab for knee prob (1 tab at night) + glyciphage (due 2 excess insulin)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have your cycles been regular?
User :   for the past 3 days i was worried about spotting so i took 5 tablets of trapic mf...whereas my gnyac told me not to take more than 10
User :   yes madam, my cycles are regular
Doctor :   is the spotting happening the first time ever?
User :   i had same problem once four months back...that time it was very its much better..manageable
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you take the tablets on gynec advice or on your own
User :   madam, for the past 3 days spotting problem i took tabs on my own
Doctor :   i would not have advised to take these tablets just for spotting
User :   ok madam
Doctor :   did you have intercourse soon after your cycles?
User :   no madam
Doctor :   ok
User :   just had orgasm
Doctor :   let me explain it to you
Doctor :   the spotting could be due to hormaonal imbalance
Doctor :   isolated episodes are common
Doctor :   nothing to worry
User :   okk madam
Doctor :   but I would suggest you to go in for an examiantion and pap smear
User :   not having any intercourse due to this spotting problem madam
Doctor :   since you are 30 yrs, i would want to advice on pap smear as a routine
Doctor :   ok
User :   wat is pap smear
Doctor :   pap smear is an investigation to study the cervical changes and uterine changes in cells
User :   okk madam
User :   how to stop spotting madam?
Doctor :   it can detect changes of infection , inflammationand any cancers also
Doctor :   you may need to be put on some hormonal pills
Doctor :   depending on the nature of spotting and recurrence
User :   ok madam
Doctor :   i would suggest you not to take pills on your won
Doctor :   own*
User :   ok madam
Doctor :   since they are hormones and have side effects
Doctor :   see a gynecologist , you may need a ultrasound scan
User :   side effects like wat madam
Doctor :   and this will be solved accordingly
Doctor :   take pills on your own can cause irregular cycles, acne , weight gain , breakthrough bleeding , heavy bleeding , apin ,e tc
Doctor :   it can alter your menses a lot
User :   ok ma'm
User :   i am worried about this spotting...what should i do now?
Doctor :   see a gynecologist
Doctor :   and she will guide you on medicines
Doctor :   do not worry
User :   ok madam. thanks
Doctor :   are there any more questions for me
User :   i am just worried about this spotting which is occured again...i thought u cud tell me some remedy now
Doctor :   i cannot prescribe medicines
Doctor :   you must see the doctor
User :   is it something to worry about...pls tell me
Doctor :   as they are hormonal and require an examination too
Doctor :   no , do not worry on it
Doctor :   as i mentioned it is a hormonal change only
User :   ok madam.
Doctor :   i hope you followed my advice
User :   yes madam
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i have intercourse then?
Doctor :   are there any more questions for me ?
User :   can i have intercourse then?
User :   can i have intercourse then?
Doctor :   you can have intercourse with minimal spotting
Doctor :   or wait till it stops
Doctor :   make sure there is good lubricationa nd lot of foreplay is done before the actual intercourse
User :   ok madam...'
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   do not worry
User :   ok madam
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   you could get back to us with your reports and suggestions
Doctor :   pleasure here
User :   ok madam
Doctor :   have a good day
Doctor :   take care
User :   same 2 u
Doctor :   thank you
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye madam'
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