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What causes abnormal periods? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Jan-2015
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User:Hello doctor, I'm XXXX
User:Querry is regarding the conception of my wife
Doctor:Hello XXXX
Doctor:Please proceed
User:last month she reported some rubber band kind of bleeding for a week
User:then we went to hospital, doctor said that was late period
User:she gave fol - 5 tablets
User:for a month of course
User:But this also my wife is reporting the same problem
User:is it normal or any other problem
Doctor:Has she got periods this month? If yes. when?
User:BTW we are trying for kids
User:yes, 35 days back
Doctor:What is her due date?
User:20 dec,
Doctor:Has she got periods on 20th December?
User:no, she got yesterday with lite skin in the form of rubber band
Doctor:Does she get periods regularly?
User:till october it was regular
Doctor:It seems like she is having irregular periods
Doctor:Has she put on weight recently?
User:didnt check.
User:but she was 64Kgs 3 months back
User:hight 5.2"
Doctor:It seems she is slightly overweight
Doctor:Dis she taken any medication before that like contraceptive pill?
Doctor:Or I pill?
User:per my knowledge NO, but even I had the doubt.
Doctor:I suggest you wait until her period completed
Doctor:After that I suggest you get blood tests done to rule out the cause of irregular periods
User:ok, but does she need to undergo any tests?
Doctor:Have ever checked her hemoglobin level?
Doctor:I suggest you get blood tests and If needed ultrasound scan
Doctor:I also suggest get vitamin d test done
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
Doctor:Continue folic acid
User:is the irregular periods causing her from conception?
User:is it ok to stay on folic acid everyday till conception?
Doctor:Sorry I did not get you, do you mean irregular periods can affect conception?
Doctor:Yes she can take folic acid safely
Doctor:If she gets often irregular periods then you do not know when will be her ovulation periods
Doctor:If we find cause of it then it can be treated
User:but prior to past two month she was regular
Doctor:Sometimes hormonal changes in body, put on weight can cause it
User:are you based on XXXXXXX location
User:may I know your clinic's address
Doctor:We work for Healthcare magic which is online web site
User:Can I get the appointment this weekend sat/sun days?
Doctor:I am sorry, as per the policy I cannot meet you personally, however you can write to me with your details at YYYY@YYYY referring my name, I shall reply you ASAP.
Doctor:I suggest you visit a Gynecologist
User:Thank you
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:No more
Doctor:You are welcome, I was glad to help you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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