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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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I had sex using a condom but it leaked. I am worried that my partner might become pregnant despite a negative pregnancy test and no delay in periods. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my girlfriend that lasted for a few seconds and I did not ejaculate. So we decided not to take I-pill because I know that my penis was not inserted but it was near the vagina. Later, I searched on the internet that said precum can also cause pregnancy. We had sex after ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. Also, I do not see any reason for you to worry. If she had periods after having the pills and repeated urine tests have been negative, then there is no chance of pregnancy. Once she has bleeding, the inner lining of t...  Read Full »

I had a pre-ejaculate spot on my pants when I hugged my girlfriend. Is there any chance of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, Can a girl become pregnant without penetration and ejaculation inside the vagina? I hugged my girlfriend; I had a pre-ejaculate spot on my pants. I am not sure whether it touched her or not. We both were completely dressed. We did not have sexual intercourse; we did not remove our clothe...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The chances of pregnancy in your case are negligible. 1. yes, a girl can become pregnant without intercourse if she is massaged with a pre cum smeared finger or fingered with precum-smeared fingers. Pre cum has live sperms. 2. Pre-ejaculate can wet the clothes, b...  Read Full »

I am unable to get pregnant as I have damage in my fallopian tube. My doctor advised invitro fertilization but I am afraid. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old female. I have been trying to get pregnant for the past four years. I found that there is damage in my fallopian tube, so I am not able to get pregnant. My gynecologist advised in vitro fertilization but I am afraid. Will the baby born through such methods be healthy...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I consider you have done all the necessary investigations and tried all the methods to get conceived before the IVF. After IVF, conception is not 100 %, there is a 50 % chance of pregnancy. In IVF doctors choose healthy eg...  Read Full »

What is the reason for not conceiving even after having healthy eggs?

Query: Hi doctor, In the follicle study, both ovaries had eggs, and those were in good size, but I did not get pregnant. What is the reason? The egg size was 19*21 and 18*19. I use to take Ovacare, Cystova, Reflam, and Progesterone. I am attaching the study. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Usually, multiple follicles start developing from day nine of the cycle, and one follicle from either side reaches dominant follicle size (around 15 to 18 mm). And around day 15 to 17, one dominant follicle releases the ovum (this is seen o...  Read Full »

Is it safe to conceive after four months of c-section?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a C-section four months back, and I delivered a healthy baby, but unfortunately, we lost him to SIDS. After four months; I am a month pregnant now. Could I continue the pregnancy? Will it be safe for both of us? I wanted to know whether my uterine stitches will be healed by now?...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I am incredibly sorry for your loss. It is advisable to avoid pregnancy at least for 12 to 18 months after a c-section because it takes a long span for the uterine scar to gain at least 85 percent of the strength back. As you are already p...  Read Full »

When is the appropriate time to take Clomid for conceiving?

Query: Hi doctor, My TVS report says endometrium thickness is 0.4 inch, few tiny cystic areas, two to three small nabothian cysts, in right ovary 10 to 12 small scattered follicle (largest of 0.2*0.16 inch), in left ovary 10 to 12 scattered follicle, simple anechoic cysts 0.5*0.4 inch in left ovary functio...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

Can persistent UTI during pregnancy affect my baby?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with a UTI a few days back and prescribed Cephalexin 500 mg four times a day. I only have four pills left and some of my symptoms are gone but some still remain. I was told this is caused by strep B. I am 18 weeks pregnant and will be 19 weeks in a few days. I want the...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You may repeat the urinary routine microscopy test again and if the symptoms are still present, likely that you are resistant to Cephalexin and hence can be started on Nitrofurantoin 100 mg which is category B pregnancy drug and safe in pregnancy. It can be prophylac...  Read Full »

I am HIV positive. How can I have a HIV negative baby?

Query: Hello doctor, We are a serodiscordant couple and we want our child. Please suggest to us what has to be done. I am an HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) positive man and my wife is HIV negative. I take my ART (Antiretroviral Treatment) medicine regularly. We want a healthy child without infecting my...  Read Full »

Dr. Kiran Anaparthi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have three options. IVF (Invitro fertilization) sperm washing, using Post-exposure Prophylaxis. First two are safe but very costly considering technique and your status. Last option is cheap but is a little bit risky and need compliance from your wife. Your wife nee...  Read Full »

I have been having difficulties conceiving despite normal fallopian tube testing, sperm activity tests, and hormone levels. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old woman who got married a year and a half ago. I have been experiencing difficulties in conceiving. We have never used any barrier methods during intercourse. We have undergone tests such as fallopian tube testing and sperm activity tests, and the results are normal. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your first query consult is on us! I noticed that your serum FSH (Follicle stimulating hormone), LH (Luteinizing hormone), and prolactin levels are within the normal range. It is important to take some healthy precautions and maintain a positive mindset. While you hav...  Read Full »

Will a septate uterus cause problems during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a septate uterus. I was advised to see a reproductive doctor. But I am not sure of whom it refers. I want to fix this problem. If I get pregnant or plan to get pregnant in the future, I do not want any problem to occur. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The septate uterus is a congenital anomaly in which there is a septum (an extra growth from the fundus of the uterus, straight down up to the cervix) extending into the uterus to different levels. This causes the uterus to be divided into two parts and effectively re...  Read Full »

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