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What causes irregular periods? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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User:hi ..
Please proceed with your query
User:Hey doc Good Morning
User:need some query asnwered on behalf of my wife
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:The issue was.. reagrding Menstrual periods.. could you please asssit?
Doctor:I'll assist you within my expertise.
User:she had her firest periods for this year 2 months late... on march 15th this year.. and today morning she noticed blood possibly assuming she got her periods agin...
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:we are confused?
Doctor:May I know her age?
Doctor:Is her period irregular in the past?
User:yeah... last couple of them were irregular..
Doctor:Do you mean her periods were very regular last year until december?
User:till mid of 2013 it was perfct routine and regular..
Doctor:Has she seen her doctor to understand what is causing this irregularity?
Doctor:Are you sexually active?
User:it was always 15 days.. late evrytyme..
User:not that much
Doctor:Are you planning for pregnancy?\
User:currently she is in blore and m in hyd
User:work purpose
Doctor:When was the last unprotected sexual intercourse?
User:it was quite... 7 months ago
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:It is evident that her periods are irregular.
Doctor:The mid-cycle bleeding is more likely to be due to the same irregularity.
Doctor:There are a few conditions that causes such irregular periods.
Doctor:Polycystic ovaries, thyroid issues, fibroids and other hormone disturbances are few conditions to cause such irregularities.
Doctor:Since its been happening for more than 6 months now, I believe she needs to see a gynecologist - both for medical drugs (similar to birth control pills) to regulate her periods
Doctor:and for evaluation to identify the cause of irregularity.
Doctor:Encourage her to see a gynecologist and not to ignore this problem.
User:thank you...
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