Cyclic Progesterone therapy is given with natural progesterone hormone. It is used for treating irregular menstrual cycles. It is often given in persons having normal estrogen production showing irregular ovulation and inadequate progesterone production. It is taken in PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) to stimulate fertility. Women in perimenopause take cyclic progesterone to treat prolonged menstrual bleeding, night sweats, and sleep problems.
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Query: Hello doctor, What happens if you take birth control pills from the wrong side of the strip? I take Yamini birth control pills and they are not labeled with days. I was taking the pills and the second-week pills are supposed to be taken from the bottom of the strip to the top. Instead, I ended up ta... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not matter how you take the pills in Yamini (a combination of Drospirenone and Ethinyl Estradiol), as the contents of each and every pill is the same. So, you are very much protected from pregnancy. You need not have Plan B (Levonorgestrel) in case you have in... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female. I do not like sex because I am always worried that my partner will ejaculate inside me. He does not like using a condom. We always end up fighting during sex, as I ask him to use a condom and he does not want to. We have a son aged 9 years and I do not want anot... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am on regular birth control pills and was taking these as usual. I took the seven inactive pills and began taking the active pills. I took it for three nights as per schedule but forgot to take it on the fourth. And I had sex on the same night, with a condom, but there may have been ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are absolutely safe and there is no chance of pregnancy. Let me explain.Birth control pills act by creating a continuous constant hormonal level. They prevent the normal hormonal fluctuations. So, ovulation will not occur. Only if you miss two or more tablets, the... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am not sexually active, but I am getting brown discharge over a month from my last periods. Yesterday my periods started and that is also thick black discharge. Why? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The presence of brownish discharge throughout your cycle indicates a possible progesterone deficiency. You need to get your day 3 and day 21 progesterone levels done. If they are low, then you would have to be placed on cyclical progesterone therapy from day 11 to day ... Read Full »
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 month... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 ... Read Full »