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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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How can I avoid pregnancy after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old, and I had unprotected sex ten days back and again a week before with protection. I had my period in the last month. I want to avoid all the chances of pregnancy. Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Now you cannot avoid chances of pregnancy in the first intercourse, and it was very unlikely as you had periods. And the last sexual intercourse was with protection, so I think you are mostly safe. Protection will have a failure rate if it...  Read Full »

Can unprotected sex after end of period lead to pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My periods were from 13 to 17th of this month. I had sex on 20th night with a condom but there was a time when it went inside me without a condom once for a second. I am wondering if that will result into pregnancy and if I should have a contraceptive pill. Also I was wondering if it was...  Read Full »

Dr. Ana Karen Pulido Ayala

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The days of your menstrual cycle start counting at day one of menstruation. So, you were on day 8 that night. Fertile days are considered from 11 to 16th in a regular menstrual cycle (this means you always have your period every 28 to 32 days). You have a very low proba...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex during and after my period, and I am unsure if my partner ejaculated inside my vagina, but my period has got delayed. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had unprotected sex when I am on my period. Then after my period, I took an emergency pill. The day after that, I had unprotected sex again but I am sure he did not cum inside. Then days later, I think I had withdrawal bleeding for two days. I also got spotting different dates. Four t...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. To make it clear, let me tell you how the normal cycle of periods is. Every lady of your age with periods of 28 to 35 days cycle, has ovulation around 12 to 16th day. The life of an egg is 24 hours and that of sperm is ...  Read Full »

My period is three days late after IUI. Could I be pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I took Letroz 2.5 mg for 10 days. From day 2, I had two follicles of 2×2.3 and 1.7×1.8, at 13th day injected with Fertigen 5000. After 33 hours, I had IUI where my husband's sperm after washed 21 million, 33 % motility. I am taking Progesterone 200 for 14 days. Now my period is late by ...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your period is delayed by three days. The urine hCG card test gives a conclusive result only after one week of delayed periods. So, if your period is delayed for one week, then a urine hCG card test is advisable to rule out pregnancy. If you want to rule out early, ...  Read Full »

I notice brown spotting after taking a protective pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I took an I-pill after 48 hours of intercourse. Now I am experiencing brown spotting a week before my periods. Is it a sign of pregnancy?  Read Full »

Dr. Sree Gouri. S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you took an emergency contraceptive pill within 48 hours of intercourse, you can expect around 75 % protection towards pregnancy. The protection rate decreases with a delay in the intake of pill from intercourse. The spotting you had could be due to withdrawal effect...  Read Full »

My boyfriend had sperm on his hand when he fingered me. Can I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, My mensuration period started 11 days ago and after eight days my boyfriend fingered me with very little sperm on his hand. Can I get pregnant? Please help. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. It is unlikely that you would get pregnant under these circumstances. A woman is most fertile during the five days leading up to ovulation and the day of ovulation itself. Ovulation typically occurs around the midpoint of a woman's menst...  Read Full »

My partner and I touched each other but had no sexual intercourse. Is there a possibility of pregnancy if she had come in contact with precum?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner and I were touching each other, and I am not sure if a small amount of precum may have come in contact with my hand before I touched her intimates. Both of us are virgins, her hymen is intact, and I did not ejaculate. However, she was ovulating at that time. About 21 hours late...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. In order to become pregnant, sperm must be released inside the female vagina. These sperm must then fertilize an egg, which may or may not be available depending on the female's ovulation pattern. The successfully fertilized egg must then ...  Read Full »

Do vaginal discharge and light bleeding indicate 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 missed my periods this month. Could you please help me through this.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old female. I usually have my periods at the end of every month, but I have not yet got my period for this month. I had intercourse with a guy two weeks ago. But I do not have sickness or symptoms of pregnancy till today. I am thinking about getting a pregnancy test if do no...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Do not worry or stress. My advice would also be to take a pregnancy test since it is the only way to rule out pregnancy as a cause of delay in periods. If the pregnancy test is negative, you can wait for your periods to naturally occur for...  Read Full »

Does delayed period and white line in pregnancy test mean pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am five days delayed now and feel light to moderate cramping for almost one week and sometimes nausea. I took the pregnancy test, the cheapest one and the result is weird because instead of a pink or red line, it shows a white line. And also I have a UTI. Is it possible that I am pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are right. Urine pregnancy test and transvaginal scan are unable to detect very early pregnancy. So, for that, we can use a blood pregnancy test (serum beta hCG). It is clearly detecting pregnancy status. For urine infection, you can have a urinalysis and urine cult...  Read Full »

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