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Tests to check the occurence of a menstrunal bleeding. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   is this the same docotr?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   did chat yesterday
User :   today my friend at school was talking to me ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   lets say if she said she never had her period and her mum thought she was late
User :   ?
User :   and lets say she was just lieing so no one new she had it!
Doctor :   ok
User :   and now she is worrying because doctor have taken blood tests to see why she hasnt got her period?
Doctor :   regarding you she was telling like this isit
User :   so there checking her hormones and all
Doctor :   ok
User :   well can the doctor find out if shes got it or not? or does she need to tell them?
User :   can the doctor like tell by her blood tests?
User :   if shes had it?
Doctor :   doctor can see why she has not got the periods
User :   but can they tell?
Doctor :   checking at various hormonal levels
User :   if shes had it or not?
Doctor :   they can test why she has not got
Doctor :   i mean to find the reason and cause by the hormonal levels
User :   so lets say if her parents are thinking all along shes just late and hasnt got it ok? and she is just going along with it? but really she no she got it? and so parent have gotten her to take blood tests will they no? that she has actually had it or not?
Doctor :   ok
User :   ?
Doctor :   they can say based on the hormonal level
Doctor :   buts need to be verfied by clinical examination
User :   what do you mean by based on the hormonal level?
User :   cause they took her blood test and have taken it to be tested on to see
Doctor :   there are ovulation detection kits that detect the presence of the LH
Doctor :   yes if there is LH surge
Doctor :   then ovulation will occur
User :   so that means that all along if shes been acting like she hasnt got her period? and the doctors at the hospital have taken her blood to get it tested they will no that she has actually had it?..
Doctor :   only after clinical examination, unltrasound scan and blood tests
Doctor :   theyc an make out
Doctor :   if she is menstrauting
User :   oh ok well she did have a ultrasound today?
User :   on her stomach!
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was the report
User :   so can they tell by ultrasound too?
Doctor :   yes
User :   how...
Doctor :   based on the uterine line thickness
Doctor :   u can make out
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   what is LH surge?
Doctor :   LH is leutinising hormone which is needed for follicular maturation
Doctor :   and its surge or peak indicates ovulation
User :   yeah so they can actual find out if she has had it?
Doctor :   yes
User :   oh my god!
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
User :   great
User :   this is not cool
Doctor :   i didnt get u
User :   how can they find out though its confusing me?
Doctor :   dont be confused
Doctor :   through ultrasound scan, blood test
User :   so theses people can find out shes had her period?
User :   how can u tell on a ultrasound if shes had it though?
Doctor :   they correlate the clincal examination
Doctor :   thickness of the uterine lining
User :   where abouts?
Doctor :   it will shed every month
User :   does it go away? like after shes finished the ultrasound?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   r u able to understand
Doctor :   the uterine lining will become thick
User :   like say if she had her period last week and got her ultrasound today does it go away and would it still show up?
Doctor :   then it is sheded
Doctor :   during periods
Doctor :   r u able to follow?
User :   great
User :   yeah
User :   ok thanks doctor
User :   ill be back on here later
User :   have a good day!
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   did u fill the feedback form
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
User :   i think so u wanna send it again
Doctor :   if u have filled it
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   yeah i have
User :   ok Bye
User :   xx
Doctor :   bye for now
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