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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Can a woman with Hepatitis B get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor,Can a HBsAg positive person get pregnant and carry a baby? What is your opinion?  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, definitely a HBsAg - hepatitis B surface antigen positive patient can get pregnant and have a normal baby. There is around 20% to 30% chance of vertical transmission to the baby. But, under observed pregnancy and immunoglobulin injection within 24 hours of birth alon...  Read Full »

Can pregnancy be planned if the TSH level is 7.19?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old and having a kid. Currently, my TSH value is 7.19. I am using 75 mg thyroid medicine. How much dosage should I take? I am planning for another kid. Shall I plan for a pregnancy at this stage?  Read Full »


Dr. Deep Dutta

Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is important not to miss any dose. It is important to take your medication in an empty stomach and at least 45 minutes before food. It is advisable to keep thyroid-stimulating hormone TSH less than 2.5 mU/L before planning for pregnancy. Please repeat T4 and TSH after ...  Read Full »

How to know my ovulation time while my menstrual cycle is changing?

Query: Hi doctor, My clear blue ovulation test said I was at peak the day of my period starting. My periods are somewhat regular at the moment, except this one coming earlier. I do not think I ovulate like a normal woman on a certain cycle day. I am just not sure what to do or what day to try to conceive....  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are at the peak of the day, your period started, then the test is wrong. Your periods are regular, so most of the time, you are ovulating. An occasional cycle may be erratic; it is quite common. You should check blood sugar PP (postprandial), TSH (thyroid-stimula...  Read Full »

Can brownish vaginal discharge be an abnormal sign during pregnancy?

Query: Hi Dr, I am 11 weeks and 4 days pregnant now. I have some sort of discoloration in vaginal discharge, its varying brown and pink at first, later on it is bright red for 3 weeks now. I have attended twice in early pregnancy clinic and TVS shows everthing is ok. Yesterday was the last scan and it was ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ahmed Amdihun Essa

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, great to see your query, minimal but intermittent bleeding in woman with about 11weeks of pregnancy is highly likely a process of abortion but your ultrasound showed normal finding. We call it threatened abortion which is the early phases of abortion but more than 85% of such a bleeding is har...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 and trying to conceive but my periods are irregular i went to a gynec and she gave me duphaston after using it for 5days i got my period after 5 days and in the same way i used it the next month also and after my second dose after ultrasound she prescribed me Clomid and i took ...  Read Full »


Dr. Tinu Philip

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Hope u r safe. The Duphaston that's being prescribed is to correct the hormonal levels and to support your pregnancy. In your case ,to conclude from the history alone whether you are pregnant would be difficult. If there is no pregnancy ,patients will start to bleed after stopping duphaston ...  Read Full »

Can anyone give a third opinion on my wife's condition?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife, who is 23 years old, has autoantibodies SSA strong positive 3+, SSB borderline positive and RO52 strong positive 3+. She lost her first pregnancy last year, because CHB was found on fetus by TIFFA at 19 weeks with fetal hydrops bradycardia. Now, she is 8 weeks pregnant. Our obst...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These medications are given to your wife for fetal well being and these medications are definitely going to help. Since there is a subchorionic hemorrhage, you have been advised to stop Enoxaparin. She may go a little easy with this medicine and restart it as per advised....  Read Full »

Is it possible to be pregnant and not see anything on an ultrasound?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 8 weeks 2 days pregnant. But, our doctor is unable to see anything on the day of scanning. I am worried. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes, the pregnancy will be detected late on ultrasound. If she has no problem and the urine pregnancy test is positive, then repeat the ultrasound after two weeks. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.co...  Read Full »

I am 5 weeks pregnant and consumed alcohol a month back. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently 5 weeks and 2 days pregnant. Midwife worked out from the first day of my last menstrual cycle. In which approximate date, could I have conceived?  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The possible conception date should be between 11th and 21st of last month. Also, the possible sexual intercourse for this pregnancy could be between 6th and 21st. For further information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-...  Read Full »

Is Arava safe during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has been suffering from arthritis for the last 6 years. We visited many doctors, but she did not get proper relief. Recently, my wife started taking Arava 20 mg and many others. We were told to avoid pregnancy while taking this medicine. But, my wife is 2 months pregnant now an...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Arava (Leflunomide) is a teratogenic drug and should not be used in pregnancy. Also, one should not plan to conceive for at least after two years of stopping the drug. In cases like you, one option is to abort and the second is to take the risk of...  Read Full »

I am 34 weeks pregnant. Can I take anti-D injection now?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34 weeks pregnant and I have not taken the anti-D injection. I am A negative and my husband is O positive. When and how can I take it now?  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A mother with blood group negative and father with positive blood group can give a child with positive blood group and immunity develops in the mother's blood that can cause hemolysis in child's blood, in case of fetomaternal hemorrhage. In this scenario normally, anti-...  Read Full »

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