Clomid

Clomid is otherwise known as Clomiphene citrate. It is a medicine taken orally, and it is used to treat infertility problems in females. Clomid stimulates the pituitary gland to produce an increased amount of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) to initiate ovulation. Clomid can be used in women having problems getting pregnant due to polycystic ovarian disease (PCOS).

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When is the appropriate time to take Clomid for conceiving?

Query: Hi doctor, My TVS report says endometrium thickness is 1.2 cm, few tiny cystic areas, two to three small nabothian cysts, in right ovary 10 to 12 small scattered follicle (largest of 0.5*0.4cm), in left ovary 10 to 12 scattered follicle, simple anechoic cysts 1.4*1.2 cm in left ovary function and m...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before taking Clomid (Clomifene), I would like to know: 1) Which day of the cycle was this scan done? 2) What day of the cycle are you in now? 3) What is the reason for Clomid intake? Fluid in POD (pouch of Douglas) and a cyst in your left ovary signifies that...  Read Full »

Why did I get brown discharge after taking Duphaston and Clomid?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 24 years old and trying to get conceived. But my periods are irregular. I consulted a gynecologist. She advised me to take Duphaston. After taking it for five days, I got my periods. I followed the same for the next month. After taking my second dose, I consulted her again. She advise...  Read Full »


Dr. Tinu Philip

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Duphaston (Dydrogesterone) is given to correct hormone levels. They help in having a pregnancy. In your case, it is difficult to predict pregnancy from your history alone. If there is no pregnancy, there is an initiation of bleeding after stopping Duphaston within one t...  Read Full »

Does the brief use of anabolic steroids affect the hormonal profile in the future?

Query: Hello doctor, I am hoping you can give me some answers about what I can do for health optimization going forward. About myself, I recently turned 25, and have been lifting weights seriously since 18 years old. My height is 6’, and my weight is 198 lbs and about 14% body fat. When I was 19, I...  Read Full »


Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for asking me. Regarding your questions. Do not worry the previous usage of pro hormones will not have any effect on your health. As your Testosterone and Estrogen levels are normal. I do not think you need to use any medication to increase the levels. Even if ...  Read Full »

Why Letrozole treatment not working to get pregnant for the second time?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 31 years old. I am trying to conceive for two years and did four Comid cycles, ovulation happened but no conception. Then did Letrozole cycle, and got pregnant. But was later diagnosed with molar pregnancy and had D and C. Then took a break for six months, again did two Clomid cyc...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have taken many treatments but pregnancy is not happening. Actually I need to see all the investigations before coming to a conclusion. But with your history, I can say that you can do hysterosalpingography, to see the tubes are good or not. If not satisfactory ...  Read Full »

Will Clomid and Nolvadex help a woman to conceive with PCOS?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from irregular periods and PCOS for more than 10 years. I had to take Clomid and with HCG injection conceived my first baby three years back. Now I have been trying for my second baby with the help of Clomid. I took Clomid for six months, with no luck. This month my doc...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Novaldex is Tamoxifen which is a selective estrogen receptor modulator. Yes, it is one of the most common drugs that is used for treating breast cancer patients and also certain birth defects are possible if you take this medication when you pregnant. In your case,...  Read Full »

Why are eggs not maturing in my ovaries?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive for over a year now, but unsuccessful. I went to a gynecologist and he told me that I have no eggs maturing in my ovary and was given Clomid 50 mg. My eggs did not mature and it only grows up to 10 mm. He asked me to come again to try IUI treatments. He mentioned t...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have to do blood tests such as fasting sugar, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), prolactin and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), testosterone and ultrasound of pelvis to see the cause for the immaturity of eggs. Depending on the reports, treatment is advise...  Read Full »

Why am I not getting pregnant after my first miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. I am married for about 11 months. My weight is 77 kg and height is 5.4". I conceived in the very first month, but unfortunately, I had a miscarriage after 10 weeks and had D and C. Till then I am trying to get pregnant but having a problem in it. My gynecologi...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All of your test reports are normal. You are trying for pregnancy just from last seven to eight months. Kindly give yourself some time and you can get pregnant naturally. As your periods are regular, in my opinion, you do not need ovulation induction medicines like Clom...  Read Full »

Will Clomid help to regulate ovulation and menstrual cycle?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying for a baby for the past two years. I have irregular periods and unpredictable ovulation. I have been to multiple doctors about this problem and I have been told my reproductive system looks normal and I only ovulate if I reach my 21st day in my cycle which is very r...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, at 18 years of age, you are contemplating pregnancy, that is actually unfair to your own body. A woman's reproductive system matures completely by 20 years of age. You do not need to use Clomid or any ovulation inducing drug simply because your follicl...  Read Full »

I have PCOS and trying to conceive. What should I anticipate for treatment in the future?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 33 years old. I have been trying to conceive for eight months from now. I have monthly periods and positive OPKs and BBT shifts, but periods are also very light, basically spotting. I had an Ultrasound which showed a few cysts, had mildly elevated testosterone, normal LH and FSH,...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fact that you are getting positive OPKs each cycle indicates that you have an anovulatory cycle or in simple terms that you are ovulating regularly. PCOD (polycystic ovarian syndrome) cannot be diagnosed alone with just small cysts in ovaries, rather one should h...  Read Full »

I had no periods for the past five years, after giving birth. Is this hypothalamic amenorrhea?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old. I had no periods for the past five years, after giving birth. I suspect hypothalamic amenorrhea. I had one round of Clomid during my ovulation period, but I had no pregnancy. During the last few months, I stopped my exercise, and so I gained weight. Can I try natura...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Just by using Clomid (Clomifene) or Letrozole, you may not have your periods. Did you have any significant bleeding post delivery? Your weight looks fine. No periods for five years is too long, and present hormone levels will be unknown. I suggest you have any of the...  Read Full »

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