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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Can a girl get pregnant just by touching her private parts with semen in the hands?

Query: Hello doctor,I touched a girl's private part after touching my genitals that already have my ejaculations. Are there any chances of pregnancy through this touching?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern, and I will surely help you. For getting pregnant, the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female. These sperms then need to fertilize an egg which may be available or not available depending upon the ovulati...  Read Full »

Is an Unwanted-72 pill effective if takensex during ovulation?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse with a girl three days ago, and I am unsure about the ejaculation. She took a tablet Unwanted-72 after six hours of intercourse. Her last period happened 25 days ago and lasted for six days. Is there a chance of pregnancy? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per the details of the last menstruation shared by you, there was a likelihood of ovulation around the time you had intercourse. So, there is a risk of pregnancy. As she took tablet Unwanted-72, she is away from the risk. The emergency contraceptive pills p...  Read Full »

Why is my period late by 15 days even after taking the Unwanted-72 pill after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I had unprotected sex one month ago, and I took the Unwanted-72 pill after two days of intercourse. I was supposed to get my periods 15 days ago, but I missed my periods. I again had unprotected sex ten days ago and took an emergency contraceptive pill immed...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Frequent use of emergency contraceptive pills can cause side effects like delayed periods, spotting, breast tenderness, nausea, vomiting, and irregular bleeding. This is due to high levels of progesterone from the pill. Periods will occur ...  Read Full »

Kindly help me know if my bleeding is because of my period or a sign of pregnancy.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female, and I have had irregular periods since my first menstrual cycle. I evaluated my cycle for the past six months and found that my period happen 14 days after every ovulation. I was due for my periods ten days ago. I also had unprotected sex 15 days ago. Since...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is not a pregnancy. It may be a delayed cycle due to dysmenorrhoea. In the case of pregnancy, implantation bleeding will take place after two weeks of fertilization. But it will not contain clots and tissues. The most common causes for delayed periods are...  Read Full »

Can a girl be pregnant from sexual activity without penetration?

Query: Hello doctor, I had foreplay with a girl ten days ago. There was no penetration of any sort, but rubbing for 20 to 30 seconds happened. I am sure that there was no pre-cum during rubbing, and I ejaculated only on the sheets away from her. But I am scared that if my penis has touched her vagina wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. For getting pregnant, the sperms have to be released inside the vagina of the female. Then, these sperms need to fertilize an egg which may or may not be available depending upon the ovulation pattern...  Read Full »

Is it better to pee directly on a pregnancy test strip?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse 45 days ago and got my periods on the expected due date for last month. The bleeding lasted for four days. I have swollen axillary lymph nodes along with a cough. I consulted a doctor, and he said it is a bacterial infection and prescribed me Bigcef-CV ...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would appreciate sharing your menstrual history for a better assessment of your pregnancy chances. You had unprotected intercourse 45 days ago, and if I assume that you have 25 days to 32 days cycle, then your chances of ovulation are less on the day of your interc...  Read Full »

Why is my period irregular all of a sudden?

Query: Hi doctor, I have irregular periods suddenly. My periods will always be regular. The bleeding happened only for two days, the first and last day of the previous month's periods. I had only spotting in the in-between days. And I did not get my periods for this month. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Navajith Mani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Since you are in childbearing age with history of missed menstrual period, the most common causes could be pregnancy if you were sexually active and had unprotected intercourse, secondly hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian dysfunction (hormo...  Read Full »

Is there a chance of being pregnant after getting withdrawal bleeding by Norethisterone tablet?

Query: Hi doctor, I had missed my periods for two months. Five months back, I had unprotected intercourse and got my period after two days. Later missed two consecutive periods in the following two months. I did a urine test in the morning twice in both the month it was negative. In the third month doctor...  Read Full »

Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is no chance of you becoming pregnant this time because the day you had SRC (sexual relationship) is not your ovulation time. Moreover, I think you have to check your hormones, especially the thyroid, as it may make your periods irregular. Also, there is one condi...  Read Full »

Can sperms penetrate multiple layers of clothes and cause pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I was sitting on my boyfriend's private parts when he had ejaculation in his tight and thin underwear. I was wearing innerwear and lounge shorts, and there was a small spot on my shorts that seemed to be cum. My innerwear was wet, which I am assuming is from me. Even though I did not kno...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Firstly I wish to tell you that please do not panic. You are completely safe from pregnancy. For getting pregnant, the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female. These sperms then need t...  Read Full »

Is there a chance of getting pregnant even after having an IUD for a year?

Query: Hi doctor, I have an IUD, and I think I might be pregnant. I have been having nausea and headaches, but I am not sick. I have no other symptoms of pregnancy. I have had the IUD for a year now. I take Lamictal, Zoloft, Adderall, and Abilify. Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Sharanya Mullassery

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your history, I understand that you have been on an IUD (intrauterine device) for the past one year and are currently experiencing nausea and headaches. May I know how long you have been suffering from these symptoms? IUD is one of the best and powerful r...  Read Full »

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