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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I dont know if im pregnant or if its just symptoms of my peroid can you help me? For 2ish weeks i have felt bad.. i am bloated in my lower abdomen more than usual befor my peroid my breasts are sensitive on and off. i feel kind of tired. neck hurts. i usually get bloated a little bit before my peroid but not this much what do you think it is?           
Doctor :   hi. let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
User :   Hi dr.xxxx
Doctor :   what other symptoms are you having?
Doctor :   please provide your age, location, occupation, marital status, height, weight, details of past medical illness if any.
User :   i keep gettin hot of and on and i am a very cold natured person so that is unusual to me
Doctor :   when was your last menstrual period?
User :   im 19 shepherd tx married 5'3 112 i have had gall and apendix issues
User :   2 weeks ago i think but it wasnt very long...
Doctor :   after how many days gap do you usually get your periods once?
User :   well i am taking birth control and its usually 3 weeks i think
User :   3-4
Doctor :   ok. are you presently taking them?
User :   Yes
User :   I have been late on taking them it says to take them at the same time every day since they are a low dose but i have been slacking and taking them late for the past few weeks
Doctor :   ok. wait for your next periods
Doctor :   if they do not seem to be normal as your usual periods
User :   Ok, it sould be here in at the end of this week..
Doctor :   then you should be evaluated further.
User :   Ok i was just checking because this is not really normal for me.
User :   Is there anyway to tell early with out tests?
Doctor :   taking the pills late by 2-4 hours time does not usually affect their efficacy
Doctor :   unless you miss them
User :   ok no i have not missed any just have been late
User :   i usually would take them arround 8-9 but havent been till late afternoon
User :   i also have been feeling very sick to my stomach
User :   at the moment im feeling kind of dizzy/ pukey..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there chest burning sensation and discomfort associated?
User :   i have been irritated with cloths on my chest..
User :   is the closest thing
User :   its been very hard to get comfy at night
Doctor :   are you having belching, burping, flatulence?
User :   Yes
User :   and it kinda hurts when i do burp
Doctor :   is there sour sensation in throat after having a fatty or a large meal?
User :   a little after i drink.
User :   feel like i licked an old lemon
User :   and i have been very thirsty
User :   and hungry when i dont really feel like eating.. i just have a craving to eat im not sure if thats related or not
Doctor :   ok. your symptoms suggest a possible gastritis
Doctor :   i would recommend you to get examined by your physician '
Doctor :   and rule out any gastritis associated.
User :   ok.
User :   i havent really eaten much laghtly but when i do i eat all of it and i usualy have left overs
User :   i just wasnt sure if this was all period related or not.
User :   Thanks for you help
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