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Treatment for amenorrhea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I helpyou
Doctor :   Are you there XXXXXXXX ?
User :   well here is the 23 years old and have had little or no period since september i went to my gyn and he told me just to feel lucky...he did do a pap which came back a low abnormal he said. then he said just to come back in three months is this normal
Doctor :   did you have normal Periods earlier
Doctor :   Before the start of this episode
User :   since i was in the 6th grade?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you sexually active..
User :   yeah..i am married
Doctor :   did you follow any contraceptive methods before this episode
User :   im on nothing now...
Doctor :   No before the start of this Mising periods
Doctor :   Missing.
User :   havent been since january 07
Doctor :   Have you ruled out Pregnancy or An Ectopic one at least
User :   my primary care dr ran blood work on me and said my female hormones was low...and he thought i had a cyst....just by feeling on my stomach...he was not sure though
User :   and then he didnt tell me anything more
Doctor :   Are you on the obese Side and do you have any other medical illness
User :   no illnesses and im 5 foot 5 inches and 129 pounds
Doctor :   A common cause of amenorrhea or irregular periods is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
User :   is that anything to be worried with?
Doctor :   do you have any long, coarse hair on your face, chest, lower abdomen, back, upper arms or upper legs (hirsutism)
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you got the Ultrasound scan Of the Abdomen done and What are the results if yes
User :   gyn hasnt done anything but a pap he just told me to feel lucky for not having it
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i could come back in 3 months and he would redo the pap
Doctor :   I would suggest you to get that done since if you are having any Cysts in the Abdomen(Ovaries) that can hamper the Normal Hormone Release and and
Doctor :   cause this kind of Picture
Doctor :   another thing that needs to be ruled out in theUSG would be Ectopic pregnancy
Doctor :   Which would also cause the Missed periods and there will be elevated HCG levels
Doctor :   But you would not have the New one Growing in the Uterus a hence there may not be any Normal Uterine Symptoms
Doctor :   Are you there xxxxx
User :   i am here
Doctor :   Are you following it
Doctor :   Is there any thing that you would like to ask now.
User :   yeah i was taking notes so i could talk to my gyn
User :   one more primary care dr says on the xrays he took
User :   i had scoliosis..just a slight curve going to the right...did nothing else or said nothing else...should that be a problem for me?
Doctor :   No it would not be in Conception But at the Time of delivery there might Be some Hindered in the Passage of the Baby but then the Extent will need to be
Doctor :   seen and that will be fine after that
User :   ok thank more thing about the missed hair is falling out to is that normal with not having one?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   It could be related or may not be
Doctor :   But it will require the examination By the Dermatologist
Doctor :   First your gynecologist needs to evaluate you..
User :   ok thank you so so much you have been alot of help more than my drs
Doctor :   Not really since they would be the First persons that you can get to and get your self examined
Doctor :   this can only supplement not substitute them
User :   thanks alot though
Doctor :   You are Welcome.
Doctor :   Bye for noe
Doctor :   Now.
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