Conception And Pregnancy

Conception is the process where sperm moves up through the vagina and uterus and fertilizes an egg in the fallopian tube. The time from conception to childbirth is called pregnancy. Pregnancy usually lasts for 40 weeks.

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Is my treatment plan to get pregnant, right?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married two years back. I am trying for pregnancy now. Previously, five months back I had a miscarriage. When I consulted my doctor, he prescribed me Fertyle 100 mg for five days, Fertisure, Folic acid and Susten 200. From 14th day I have started the dose and today is my 26th day. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Spotting could be due to starting of your menses, side effect of drugs or it could be due to ectopic pregnancy. So, get your urine pregnancy test and pelvic ultrasound to rule out the cause. For f...  Read Full »

I am trying to conceive, and I am late by four days. What to do next?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to conceive since seven months. I am on medication for the past one month (Dydrogesterone tablets, Pyridoxine hydrochloride and Folic acid). This month I have not yet got my period and it is four days late by today. I just got a light brown drop on third day of missed perio...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern completely here with regards to inability to conceive. The fact that you have just missed your menses by four days, usually the urine pregnancy test is not conclusive till eight days post missed periods. Go for a serum beta-hCG test....  Read Full »

Can you please interpret my pregnancy ultrasound report?

Query: Hello doctor, I am attaching my wife's prescription and test results. We would like to know whether the pregnancy will be normal or not. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The ultrasound (attachment removed to protect patient identity) suggests six weeks gestation with non-visible fetal node. The fetal node is usually identified by 6-1/2 weeks, but in some women it is not seen till 9 weeks. In some cases the absence of the fetal p...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant in a natural way after treating vaginal yeast infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am completely desperate. After treating yeast infections for years, I made a lab test for whole bacterial microflora in my vagina. The results are awful. I do not have candida at all. The results are: Gardnerella vaginalis, Prevotella bivia, Porphyromonas spp. 10 6.6 Eubacterium ...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to add a little information here is that PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) mostly is a subsequent result of STD's (sexually transmitted disease) infection (chlamydia and gonorrhea) which actually travel upward along the reproductive tract and may lead...  Read Full »

Can steroids be taken while trying to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with sinusitis, cold and ear infection for more than 10 days. Took antibiotics with ENT doctor consultation, I could see improvement in sinus pain, cold but one ear still remains clogged, finding difficulty in hearing. When checked with doctor, I was informed that ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If you are trying to get pregnant you must stop Steroids because it has a harmful effects on the nervous and immune system of the fetus but do not panic because you have taken a small dose of Steroids for a short period. Yes, Steroids are one of the best treatments for th...  Read Full »

Is there any relation between BBT raise during ovulation and conception?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 17 years old and from there on I was taking Diane 35 to regulate my periods. I was having three months gap between periods and sometimes was regular before treatment. Now I am 25 years old, married and trying to conceive. So I had stopped Diane 35 la...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The chance of pregnancy in the ovulatory cycle is around 25-30%. As ovulation was confirmed, you have some chance. Rise in basal body temperature is an unreliable predictor of ovulation, and once you had confirmed ovulation by a more reliable test (ultrasound), there...  Read Full »

How can I conceive with PCOD and thyroid issues?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old having PCOD and thyroid from past 3 years, as well as my weight has increased to 65 kg from 50 kg within these three years, my height is 4.9 ft. I am suffering alot to reduce my weight and it is not happening .Now I am planning to conceive, please suggest me medication ...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thyroid and PCOD both affect fertility so need precautions, investigations on regular basis if needed, treatment and dose adjustments accordingly. Thyroid abnormalities can affect fertility, periods flow regularity, can cause miscarriages, increases risks of congenital ...  Read Full »

I have PCOD and not able to conceive. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, We have been married for 9 years but yet to conceive. I have PCOD but my husband's sperm count are good. Have gone through 3 IUI cycle. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Take Aloes compounds tablet - 2 morning, and 2 night. Vaan kumari legium - 1 gm (1 spoon), three times daily. Casule siddhadhi ennai - 7 capsules together during second or third day of periods starting. Take at 6 AM, drink only warm water untill three diarrhoea. Then co...  Read Full »

How can piles be mananged during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 weeks pregnant. Went to doctor with three thrombosed hemorrhoids. Doctor gave me cream and suppositories. I am in agony and cannot move without being in pain so went back to doctor today who said they need to be drained. I spoke with the surgeon in the hospital who advized tha...  Read Full »

Dr. Nageswara Rao

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Piles in pregnancy can happen due to increased intraabdominal pressure. For patients who have hemorrhoids before pregnancy they increase more. Now as it is 30 weeks you can wait for another 6 to 7 weeks. They may decrease in size once delivery is over or else you can g...  Read Full »

My hCG level raised to 12 and dropped. Does it show pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Currently trying to conceive and two months in a row my hCG levels rose to a 12 then dropped. My doctor said he has only seen this in one patient ever. I am scared I will not be able to have kids. Both months it happened. I also had positive home pregnancy tests. It is not normal for ...  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do not worry. I do not see any reason for you to be concerned. For urine pregnancy test to be positive, Beta hCG has to be more than 25 mcg. From your short history I could only gather that your weight is slightly high. Weight has to be ideally: Height in cm - 100 = Wei...  Read Full »

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