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Date : 21-Nov-2014
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User:Any Ob GYN online?
Doctor:I am a General Physician, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User:the problem is
Doctor:Please proceed
User:Missed period. LMP: 26/09/2014..regular cycle with 28 days
User:UPT -ve
User:today is 41st day.. so little confused
User:it was never delayed
Doctor:When you did you do UPT test?
User:this morning
User:so what could be the possible reason
Doctor:Any history of weight gain in last few months?
Doctor:Have you ever done thyroid test?
User:and how long it will take for upt to confirm the pregnency?
User:yeah.. last month we had general medical checkup held and 2.14 is the tsh
User:weight gain... 1 kg probably
Doctor:you can confirm it after 7 days of missed period
User:not significant weight gain
Doctor:Do you have over weight?
User:165 cm 70 kg
Doctor:Yes, you are overweight
User:then what am i supposed to do?
Doctor:I suggest you visit a doctor gynecologist who gives you progesterone contains medication for 3-5 days, once you stop the medication you will get with drawal bleeding in 5-7 days
Doctor:and also get ultrasound scan done to rule out polyc cytstic ovaries
User:no pcod
Doctor:Ok good
Doctor:then it may be due to hormonal imbalance
User:this is for inducing period
Doctor:and also I suggest you try to reduce your weight
User:before that is there a way that we can rule out pregnency?
Doctor:yes , progestrone for withdrawl bleeding
Doctor:Yes, you can go for Blood Hcg test which gives you more accurate results
User:do you think it makes sense to wait for some more time to rule out pregnency?
Doctor:no need to wait
User:At what time after LMP it gives accurate result?
Doctor:you can go for blood hcg test
Doctor:after 7 days of missed date
User:what is this test about?
Doctor:it is blood test which confirms that you are pregnant or not
Doctor:it measures hormonal levels (hcg) in your body which increase during pregnancy
User:surfed over net.. beta hcg is the test?
Doctor:yes, if it is negative then it confirms that you are not pregnant
User:can i get it done today?
Doctor:Yes you can get today itself
User:i mean before going to gynec?
User:ok.. what should be the ideal weight for my height
Doctor:You have to reduce 5 kgs
User:ok.. will a quantitative hcg test would help?
Doctor:yes, it will help you
User:what should be the levels i mean the range ?
Doctor:if it is more than 25 it confirms preganancy
User:ok.. thanks a lot doctor
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:experiencing more white discharge
User:is it a side effect of this?
Doctor:ok since when
User:a week
Doctor:ok it may be due to delayed periods, is it associated with any odour?
User:just plain
Doctor:any itching?
Doctor:then need not to worry
User:ok thankyou
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no further questions :)
Doctor:Ok thank you
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