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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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My girlfriend experienced irregular periods, with spotting and dark brown discharge. Can she be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,My girlfriend got her period recently. Bleeding was there for both days. Then it stopped and again came after two days. Blood was having dark brown-red color. We did not have sexual intercourse last month. We hugged each other in our clothes. No sexual intercourse. When I was hugged, I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hello,Welcome to the icliniq.comI can understand your concern. It is not normal to have frequent bleeding. For that, it must be evaluated by an ultrasound scan of the pelvis to know about any abnormalities in the uterus or ovaries. It can be normal periods, as per history there are very rare chances...  Read Full »

I and my girlfriend did a foreplay activity. Can she get pregnant by foreplay?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 30-year-old male, my girlfriend and I did a foreplay activity, and she held my penis in her hand for some time, then wiped her fingers and palm. I want to know if sperm can pass through fingers and two layers of clothes. Can she get pregnant by that? Please help.Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Sperms cannot live more on a dead surface. Without proper intercourse, chances of pregnancy are very unlikely equal to nill as you had ejaculation on clothes, so do not worry. I hope this information will help you. Thanks.  Read Full »

Despite taking a contraceptive pill, my periods have been delayed after having unprotected sex with my boyfriend. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I had intercourse with my boyfriend and his condom ruptured. We came to know about that and I took a tablet of unwanted 72 the next day morning. Then, I started having light bleeding of a dark brownish or reddish color, but for the entire night, it did not soak my pad. And I did a urine...  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You took emergency pill. So your next cycle can be altered. Do test after one month of intercourse for pregnancy. You cannot get positive results within 12 days.  Read Full »

I am 24 years old, and I had unprotected sex a few days back, but I want to avoid all chances of pregnancy. Please help.

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 »

I am trying to conceive a child and I am two days late for my periods. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am two days late for my periods. I took a home strip pregnancy test both yesterday and today. It came positive. This is my first pregnancy. However, I do not feel any pregnancy symptoms other than breast tenderness, fatigue, and occasional mild cramps. My vaginal mucus is all dried up. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have read your query and understand your concern. As per history, You missed periods and urine pregnancy test positive, so it is good news for you. Sometimes many women do not feel all symptoms. You are having some symptoms like breast tend...  Read Full »

I have had multiple negative blood tests but a positive urine test. How do I confirm my pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Does Paliperidone tablet conceal a pregnancy? I have had a positive urine test but multiple negative blood tests. I have also had three ultrasounds. Two ultrasounds showed a corpus luteum cyst with a uterus size of 9x4x5 and an endometrium of 9 mm. I have had some spotting and two days...  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Paliperidone does not conceal pregnancy. As per your history, I can say there might be a false positive urine pregnancy test. The blood test can have higher accuracy if done after missing periods or even as early as...  Read Full »

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