Am I Pregnant

Spotting and cramping, missed period, heavy breasts with increased tenderness, frequent urination, fatigue, morning sickness are the early signs of pregnancy. Urine pregnancy test can detect pregnancy one week after your missed period. If you experience the early signs with a negative pregnancy result, it is recommended to consult the doctor and go for blood hCG test.

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My last menstrual period was before two months, and my hCG values are high with no sac during the investigation. What can be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor,My last menstrual period was before two months, and my hCG is 5900 IU/L. But no sac was found in the investigation, and nothing in the fallopian tubes. What does this mean?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The pregnancy is just five weeks and one day as of date, and it is possible that the radiologist may be unable to find it, even on a transvaginal scan either in the uterus or outside. However, the positive hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) levels indicate a pregnancy...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex on the third day of my period and took contraceptive pill. But I did not have bleeding. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex on the third day of my period. But to be safe, I had contraceptive pills within 10 hours. My period cycle is of usually 28 to 30 days. I am worried because I did not get withdrawal bleeding till now. Last time I got bleeding on the fourth day, and my period got d...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do you have any hormonal imbalances? I suggest you take a beta hCG (human choriogonadotropin) blood pregnancy test to avoid the chances of being pregnant. Sometimes the body responds differently. You might have some irregularity in the cycle, but with time may recover....  Read Full »

Why is there bleeding after taking a contraceptive pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my periods on 2nd of this month that ended on 6th. After having the intercourse on 9th, I ate tablet Option 72 on 10th at 8:00 AM. But now my periods came on 15th again. I had clot once and bleeding is also not very much. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Since you have taken an emergency pill within 72 hours of intercourse, there is no chance of pregnancy. This could be because of hormonal changes due to the pill you have taken. So relax and do not worry. However, if you have a doubt, then get back to me. Take care.  Read Full »

I am 34 days late to my periods, and I have pimples, discharge, along with soreness in my breasts. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 days late for my period and have regular periods otherwise. I have discharge, pimples, and sore breasts. I am currently taking the tablets Sertraline and Trazadone. Can I be pregnant?   Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Take a blood serum beta hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) test to clear your pregnancy status. You have not mentioned your menstrual medical history, but stress, anxiety, work overload, hormonal imbalance, thyroid irregularities, illness, strict diet, strenuous exer...  Read Full »

I had slight bleeding after taking the first dose of Yasmin after 12 hours of intercourse. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old female; my weight is 51 kg, and my height is four feet and nine centimeters. I am not under medication. My husband and I had unprotected intercourse, and I took three Yasmin tablets after almost 12 hours of intercourse to prevent pregnancy and took another three tablets...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand our concern. Tablet Yasmin (Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol) is a type of medication known as a combined oral contraceptive pill, which contains two hormones that work together to prevent pregnancy. The bleeding you are ex...  Read Full »

I had light bleeding and vaginal discharge two days after taking the contraceptive pill. Is it a sign of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex in the middle of this month, four days before having my expected periods. I took the contraceptive pill within 12 hours. Two days after, I started bleeding, which was one day before my expected period day. My bleeding was not that heavy; later that day, my ble...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. As your periods are regular, there is no chance of pregnancy in your case. Withdrawal bleeding is only a side effect of contraceptive pills, which happens due to the sudden withdrawal of hormones from the body, so it does not necessarily hap...  Read Full »

I did not get my period on time despite having a negative pregnancy test. What could be the possible cause?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two years, I got my periods on the time it was not delayed. Usually, it happens four days before last month's period, or it will occur on the same day as my last month. But this month, I did not get my period, and It has been passed two days since I did a pregnancy test t...  Read Full »

Dr. Bandam Srinivas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There could be many reasons for not getting a period this month. Some common causes of a missed period include pregnancy, stress, changes in weight, and certain medications. If your pregnancy test results are negative and you have not been experiencing any other preg...  Read Full »

I took a contraceptive pill after 24 hours of protected sex and got my periods with irregular bleeding. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old and had protected sex (without ejaculation). But I took the unwanted 72 for the safe side the next day, exactly after 24 hours. I got my periods on the expected dates. It was heavier on the first day with clots and a bit medium on the second day. Is it fine as I did n...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your history and understood your concerns. As you have proper menstruation at your time of period date, there is no chance of pregnancy. Withdrawal bleeding is only a side effect of the emergency contraceptive pill. It happens due to the sudden withdra...  Read Full »

I am stressed about being pregnant, although I took I-pill in 3 hours because of possible contamination of precum while fingering without having penetrative intercourse. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Actually, on the 13th day of my period cycle, my boyfriend and I got close, but we did not have penetrative intercourse. He was just touching me, kind of fingering my vagina, and I thought his fingers might be contaminated with precum, and that is why I took an I-pill after three hours. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the details presented by you, and I fully understand your concern. See, to get pregnant, the sperms have to be released inside the vagina of the female. These sperms then need to fertilize an egg which may or may not be available depending upon t...  Read Full »

After taking Nexplanon and Plan B medication, I had irregular periods with heavy bleeding that stopped after having sex. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been taking Nexplanon for about several years. I have some bad anxiety. A couple of months ago, I took a plan B medication. It really messed up my periods, and I finally got it a week ago. It stopped after a few days, turned into spots, and then became extremely heavy for a few days...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have been on Nexplanon, which is a progesterone, and for anxiety, you further took plan B, which is Levonorgestrel, another progesterone. Progestin or Progesterone, every form of this hormone, has side effects like heavy bleeding, irregular unscheduled bleeding or s...  Read Full »

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