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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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What does my double marker blood test indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 12 weeks 5 days pregnant. I got my NT scan and double marker blood test results. NT value 1.1 mm, free b-hCG 1.52 MOM, PAPP-A 0.37 MOM, trisomy 21+NT risk 1:1132, trisomy 21 1:169, trisomy 13/18+NT. In urine culture, there is no significant growth observed after 48 hours. I am curren...  Read Full »


Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the report completely (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your report is normal and there is no need to worry. If you want a detailed explanation about the report, then here you go. There are some genetic syndromes, which are happening worl...  Read Full »

I am 40 years old, have diabetes and thyroid disease. Can I conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40-year-old female. I am married for eight years, but I cannot conceive till now. My AMH report is 0.3 ng/ml. EmbrometicThickness is 7 to 8 mm with a complex ovarian cyst of 41x21 mm with septation in the right ovary. I am diabetic and have thyroid disorders also. Can you please t...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Getting straight to the point, you have various comorbidities which are preventing you from conceiving like: 1) Age. 2) AMH (Anti-mullerian hormone) of 0.3 ng/ml - This hormone indicates the ability of your ovaries to produce an ovum or egg. For the age of 40, it s...  Read Full »

I am 23 years old and I had oral sex one month back. Can I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I am new to a relationship and unmarried. When I come close to my partner, we kiss and foreplay with clothes on. We do a lot of deep kissing, and he rubs me everywhere. Sometimes we do have oral sex also, but we do not perform any penetrative sex at that tim...  Read Full »


Dr. Varunbabu Aucha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. However, I will answer your query, as mentioned. 1) Oral sex does not make you pregnant. No sperm will come from the breast. Even if your partner ejaculates, it will pass into your stomach if you swallow. This way, y...  Read Full »

Can my wife be pregnant as we had sex on the seventh day after her period?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my wife on the seventh day after her menses cycle. Can she become pregnant? Kindly advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no chance of her getting pregnant. Usually, a lady has an ovulation around the 12th to the 16th day of her periods with the first day of bleeding being the day one of her periods. Life of the egg is 24 hours only and that of the sperm is 72 hours. So, defini...  Read Full »

Should I go for tubal laparoscopy if I do not get pregnant this month?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to conceive for the last six months, so my doctor advised to take Caberlin, Siphene, and Duphaston, in the first three months. In the third and fourth month, Gestin. And this month, Letrozole and Duphaston. My doctor said if I do not get pregnant this month, then I should g...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The treatment is definitely the correct one. Please get a laparoscopy done to know the exact cause. Difficultly in conception could be because of hormonal changes, problems related to tubes and ovaries, or some seminal problems in your partner. Do get back to me with rep...  Read Full »

How can I regularize my periods to get pregnant?

Query: HelIo doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOD and endometriosis suffering from irregular bleeding which does not seem to stop. I saw a gynecologist last month, she happens to be my regular doctor. I am also planning to conceive so she gave me certain medications that would help me to plan. But the...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The PCOD (polycystic ovary disease) is confirmed by ultrasound transvaginal and there is a presence of a small fibroid as well in the posterior wall of the uterus along with a left ovarian endometriotic cyst. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This sim...  Read Full »

Does my hCG value of 54.50 mIU/mL indicate pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. My LMP was on the 8th of last month. I missed my period this month. I have done a home pregnancy test on the 10th of this month, and I have seen a faint line which was confusing. So, I took a beta hCG blood test and got the result as 54.50 mlU/mL. Could you plea...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question and understood your concern. I have reviewed the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The pregnancy is definitely there. However, I will suggest you get a repeat beta hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) test after 48...  Read Full »

Is cervical cerclage needed during my next pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I need your opinion regarding my future pregnancy. Five years ago, I gave birth to my son and had to have an emergency C-section. The doctor's report read 'upon entering the abdominal cavity, the patient was found to have a large uterine window consistent with a uterine rupture. Howeve...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can definitely have a baby. The spontaneous tear in the uterus could be due to multiparity, baby weight of greater than 9 lbs, vaginal manipulations during labor, prolonged labor or excessive and uncontrolled use of oxytocin infusion. The cervix is not directly in...  Read Full »

My wife takes glutathione supplements. Will it affect her pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My 25-year-old wife is planning to use Glutathione as one of her dietary supplements. She is still trying to conceive. Is that okay? Is it safe? Will it still be okay to take Glutathione during pregnancy? What other dietary supplements would you recommend?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Glutathione is a master antioxidant that plays an important role in the development and growth of the fetus. In the placenta, Glutathione detoxifies pollutants before they reach the developing child. Glutathione also supports your immune function, which is important...  Read Full »

There is no yolk sac and fetal pole in gestational sac. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am six weeks and six days pregnant. My urine test is positive and beta hCG is also increasing but I am very upset about my ultrasound report. There is gestational sac in my uterus but from last week there is no yolk sac and fetal pole. I have a dark brownish discharge from six days wit...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are receiving enough supportive treatment. In case of discrepancy between dates and scan, yolk sac and fetal pole could appear but there is continuous brown discharge which is risk actually. Have a complete avoidance of restricted activities that can trigger a misca...  Read Full »

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