Continuous Progesterone Therapy

Progesterone is a hormone that helps a woman get pregnant and maintain pregnancy. It makes the uterus ready to maintain the fertilized egg. Progesterone therapy can be given during pregnancies to ensure that the pregnancy is maintained safely without the risk of miscarriage. Usually, progesterone therapy is given to patients who are undergoing treatments to get pregnant or have trouble getting or maintaining pregnancies.

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What can we do to have a healthy baby after my wife has had three miscarriages?

Query: Hello doctor, I am writing on behalf of my wife. She is 28 years old. She has PCOD. We have been trying for a baby for the past three and a half years. My wife conceived thrice, but all the times, the pregnancy got aborted in the second month. We have checked with infertility specialists in my area....  Read Full »

Dr. Sathawane Aparna Mulchand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern regarding your wife's recurrent miscarriages.  She can take these measures in the next pregnancy if she had missed any in the previous ones: Start taking Folic Acid 5 mcg once a day and tablet Ecosprin (Aspirin) 75 mcg onc...  Read Full »

Why am I bleeding heavily if I do not take Progesterone?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 5'10" and 250 lbs. I am 28 years old. I have a history of PCOS, had an endometrial biopsy, and it came back negative for hyperplasia and malignancy. The reason for my visit was period started with passing large clots and continuous period. Currently, I am menstruating for three mon...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This is a typical progesterone deficiency where you should ideally be started on cyclical progesterone therapy from day 11 to day 25 of your cycle or on continuous progesterone therapy for three months. You should take treatment for at least three months to control men...  Read Full »

I took Deviry and found I am pregnant. Will it harm my baby?

Query: Hello doctor, I took Deviry 10 mg for 15 days twice a day. Now, I found that I am pregnant for five weeks. Will it harm my baby? Should I continue with the pregnancy or are there any chances of abnormalities in the baby?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have not described your detailed history regarding medical, surgical, gynecological, obstetrical history here. Have you done serum beta hCG or transvaginal scan? If done beta hCG, it is better to have two levels (test to be done two times with an interval of 48 ...  Read Full »

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