It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Women's Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-19-2009, 09:20 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: USA
Posts: 2
kataratos HB User
What is/should be included in normal exam?

I am 25 y/o female. I have always had very regular periods, but I am just now on my second missed period (last period was in August; missed Sept. and now missing or late Oct.) I am not on any Birth Control or Fertility drugs. I am not trying to get pregnant, but I did have unprotected intercourse (with my husband) aprox 2-3 weeks after my last period. I haven't really had a lot of symptoms, but I've had fatigue, frequent urination, and loss of appetite--food just doesn't sound good, the past couple of weeks. That with the missed period concerned me, so I took a HPT, and it was negative (Ok...I've taken about five now...every couple of days). Anyway, now that I'm on my second missed or late period, I went to see my doctor. He did a urine test (which...surprise was negative for pregnancy and negative for UTI), but did not do a physical exam, pelvic exam, or any blood work. I keep thinking that if I'm not pregnant, then something else is not quite right. And, I was very surprised that the doctor didn't do anything more than a urine test. Is this normal? Should I be concerned? Should my doctor have done something else?

 
Old 10-19-2009, 09:33 PM   #2
Facilitator
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 8,779
MSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB User
Re: What is/should be included in normal exam?

Hi there. How long ago was your last doctors exam? If it was within the last year, your doctor might not have felt the need to do it?? Just guessing. Also, if you went there to find out if you were pregnant, and thats the reason you made the appointment- maybe there was some confusion as to why you would expect anything besides a pregnancy test? Again, just guessing.

I would call your doctor back. Ask him/her that question...and ask if they dont feel the need to do a Pregnancy test by blood, which is always more accurate. At this point, I would say if the urine test didnt show the signs of pregnancy, you PROBABLY arent; but if you feel that something is wrong, then you SHOULD talk to your doctor more about the symtoms you are showing.
Honestly, it could be stress and nerves/anxiety over this which has you not eating and feeling as you described, but its YOUR body and you should be checked out more thoroughly if that is your desire, and if you feel something isnt right...

Good luck to you...but try to relax. No matter what, stress can do horrible things to your system. Call your doctor and speak to them about your concerns...if not your GYN, then at least your primary care doctor. You deserve to be 100% secure about this.

N
__________________
RRMS- dx 05

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Not sure what's wrong with me - Please help! Peter May General Health 4 12-22-2009 08:36 PM
Blood test results - are these normal or what? Bin_man Men's Health 1 03-11-2009 04:16 AM
At what age is best to start getting tested for pc? creeman Cancer: Prostate 11 03-16-2008 06:34 PM
what do they do when they do an ECHO? gemmalou Heart Disorders 4 11-29-2007 04:04 AM
Low Back Pain, what is my cause? dogeyed Back Problems 5 10-11-2006 03:25 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Alesse
Diflucan
Flagyl
Ibuprofen
Motrin
  Naproxen
Provera
Tylenol
Vicodin Yasmin




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



STLouisgal (54), Kszan (41), Titchou (39), twohands (23), Seraph (19), solofelix (16), janewhite1 (14), sjb (12), ladybud (12), Vanilla Kiss (10)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (856), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (670), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:15 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!