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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I'm 30 yrs old, I was supposed to get periods around 6 march, it's been more than 2 weeks now. Lately, even before this, since Jan I've been feeling very weak and dizzy (I have mild spondilitis). I took 2 home pregnancy test (last on 19 Mar), and they came negative. I visited a Gyneacologist, who advised me to take Naturogest and folic acid for 1 week and observe for another week. Today I'll complete 1 week of taking medicines, but no sign of periods. Should I wait for another week. I do not want to go ahead with pregnancy at present.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi Doctor
Doctor :   Please give me a minute let me read the query
User :   sure
Doctor :   Ok delayed periods even after progesterone supplements for one week ( Naturogest) needs a Gynecologist repeat examination
Doctor :   and probably evaluation further into the problem
User :   ok, which she has asked me to come by 31 Mar, will that be too late?
Doctor :   A one more week watch and wait attitude will not cause harm though
User :   What are my options of terminating the pregnancy, in case I am pregnant
Doctor :   Definitely more options at this early stage
Doctor :   You can consult your doctor for them
User :   Can you suggest some good doctors to me, I don't like the one I'm visiting :)
User :   and if you don't mind, may i know your full name
Doctor :   Which city are you in?
User :   I'm in Delhi, west, janakpuri to be prcise
Doctor :   I know few Gynecologists but I am not sure if they are near your place
Doctor :   Dr. Chetna Jain, Apollo Cradle or Columbia Asia Gurgoan
User :   ok, that helps, I work in Gurgaon, so I can plan a visit
Doctor :   Ok you can refer my name to her
Doctor :   with her
User :   sure, thanks I have one more questions
Doctor :   yes
User :   My husband and I are not really keen on having children - is that a probably health concern
User :   for me
Doctor :   Do you mean not keen for ever?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok, Pregnancy and Lactation are two natural protective phases for a woman, that protects against certain illness for her
Doctor :   It is been proved that these protect the woman against, certain cancers, Metabolic disorders, Depression etc
Doctor :   So it is upto you to decide on it
User :   ok, thanks, how much time do I have left to talk to you?
Doctor :   I think ti should be 5 more minutes
User :   I'm a vegetarien - wht are some good sources of calcium for me?
Doctor :   Milk and its products
User :   and veggies?
Doctor :   Peas and corn
Doctor :   Green veggies
Doctor :   Beans
User :   ok, thank you, this was helpful
Doctor :   Oranges in fruits
Doctor :   category
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Bye for now
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