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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Are IVF and ICSI needed to get pregnant with PCOS?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old female, and I weigh 57 kg. I am work in a bank, which keeps me out of home from 9 AM to 7 PM. I was diagnosed with PCOS, and I have a 1.5 mm intramural fibroid on the posterior wall of the uterus since two years. I am taking Glyciphage SR 500 since then, and it has kep...  Read Full »


Dr. Sathawane Aparna Milchand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not necessary to go for IVF (in vitro fertilization). IVF has more success rate than IUI (intrauterine insemination) during infertility. I suggest trying IUI few more times, but chances of success are less. So, you have to take the decision. Nowadays with advance...  Read Full »

Shall I plan for a baby while on TB treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently I went to doctor as I was coughing up with blood. The doctor prescribed a few tests and x-ray. After that, I got to know that I am suffering from TB. Now, I am on Ethambutol, Pyrazinamide and R Cinex for at least six months. I just wanted to know whether can I still plan for a ba...  Read Full »


Dr. Sathawane Aparna Milchand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation First, you need to know that untreated tuberculosis can cause maternal as well as fetal complications. I would like to advise you to take drugs at least for six months and then try for pregnancy. The drugs you are taking such as Isoniazid, ...  Read Full »

Can Ovidac injection give false beta hCG values?

Query: Hello doctor, I conceived with the help of frozen embryo transfer, which was done the 26th of last month. My last menstrual period was on the seventh of last month. My beta hCG was 494 on seventh of this month, it was 886 on the ninth, and it was 2875 on the 12th. A few days back, I started mild spo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sathawane Aparna Milchand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your beta hCG is increasing normally. There is no need to worry. Ovidac (human chorionic gonadotropin) will not interfere with the natural increase of beta hCG. If there were chances of miscarriage, then even after taking Ovidac injections, beta hCG would have decreased ...  Read Full »

My girlfriend had bleeding after taking the i-pill. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My girlfriend, a 20-year-old virgin female, and I had sex but no intercourse was made as it was our first time. I ejaculated outside of her. For safe side, she took i-pill within two hours. Later on the 7th day, she started having pain in her lower abdomen and saw a drop of blood...  Read Full »


Dr. Sathawane Aparna Milchand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If there was no intercourse then there was no need of taking i-pill. The bleeding after taking the i-pill was due to its withdrawal effects. There are no chances of pregnancy. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist o...  Read Full »

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