Delayed Conception

Delayed conception is when a woman is not able to conceive even after nine months of unprotected sex. This delay in pregnancy can be due to uterine fibroids, endometriosis, ovulation problems, and pelvic inflammatory disease. Any blockage in the fallopian tube can also cause delayed conception.

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Why am I not conceiving despite having a regular menstrual cycle of 24 days?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married last year. We have been planning for pregnancy for the previous three months but have not succeeded. I have regular periods with a 24 days cycle. I am feeling very disappointed. Do I need to undergo any tests, or do I need any treatment? Also, recently my husband underwe...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I understand your concern. There can be multiple reasons for not conceiving. You need to be aware of your fertile period and the tentative time when you ovulate based on the date and regularity of your previous cycles. Also, the chances of...  Read Full »

I have high prolactin.Will this affect my fertility?

Query: Hi, My doctor said that I have high prolactin, almost 200, but I have regular periods. My periods are regular and usually have an interval of 30-33 days. I do not have any othe menstrual symptoms, other than milky nipple discharge. I take ovulation tests every month and comes back positive on my fer...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. High prolactin levels with galactorrhea (milky nipple discharge other than normal breast feeding) can often cause delayed ovulation and irregular menses. The ovulation kits detect the LH surge and do not exactly tell us if there has been ovulation at all. Th...  Read Full »

Does presence of fibroids play a role in delayed pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Please guide me regarding fibroid treatment as I am trying to conceive since the last four years.  Read Full »


Dr. Aishwarya Parthasarathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fibroids are the most common benign tumor in the uterus. It occurs in 40 % of the women. They can cause infertility, but not every fibroid causes infertility. They can lead to an altered sperm movement if present in the cervical canal, causing infertility. What...  Read Full »

Why have not I conceived after two years of marriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old woman with a weight of 75 kg, height of 5 feet 5 inches, and my husband's age is 34. We got married two years ago and still have no child. I have been trying to conceive for the past one year. My cycle days average between 32 to 34. Last year, I missed my periods, b...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are having sex based on the BBT (basal body temperature) chart, stop this practice; though the fertile period has a maximum chance of pregnancy, pregnancy can often occur on nonfertile days. So, have sex throughout the month. If you have not done any tests, yo...  Read Full »

Delayed conception or intrauterine pregnancy of uncertain viability.

Query: Hi, I am 24 years. I did urine pregnancy test and got tested as positive. After 10 days, I visited doctor and I got it confirmed. After 17 days I got 3 drops of bleeding. Doctor scanned and told negative. Again in urine test another light line found. Doctor saw that strip and she gave some tablets t...  Read Full »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like you are having a condition called delayed conception or intrauterine pregnancy of uncertain viability. We need to do a beta HCG blood test to be able to differentiate the two. Waiting and rescanning in 2 weeks is advisable, as waiting for a month may be t...  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 Singh 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 re...  Read Full »

When should you worry about an ovarian cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old female. I have small cysts in my ovaries. Is this a serious problem? Can you tell me in detail about it? I have attached my sonography report for your consideration.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The presence of multiple cysts in the ovaries is a common disorder and present in almost 8 to 10 % of the women. It is not a serious problem but can present with infertil...  Read Full »

Can depression tablets cause infertility problems?

Query: Hi doctor, We would like to conceive a baby, but we were not succeeding. Please help us. I am sending my semen analysis report. We were married for two years. We have protected intercourse with condom for the past two years. Before five months, we had taken the decision of having a baby. Before marr...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your semen report is normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The medicine you took has no effect on semen. If you can make sex well, then it may take up to one year to get conceive. If your wife's age is not much and she has regular periods, then can wai...  Read Full »

I ejaculate within few seconds during intercourse. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, We are planning for a baby. For the last six months, during intercourse I feel highly excited and discharge within a few seconds. My sperm count is also less 25 million per mL. I am taking Addyzoa and Ubinext for infertility. Please suggest me some medicine to increase my time of pleasure...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair. B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope that you are taking present treatment after evaluation by an andrologist or urologist. If not, then please consult an andrologist or urologist. Sperm count of 25 million is normal, but I need to know about motility and morphology. Please send me your semen analysis...  Read Full »

Is my irregular period the reason for my pregnancy issues?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 34-years-old female, and I am trying to get pregnant. I was pregnant previously, but it was terminated at six weeks. I am trying to get pregnant for the past four months but have failed every time. I did not get periods for the last month and had periods on the first week of this ...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, and I will surely help you. I request you to kindly share more details of your termination so that I can help you better. There is nothing wrong with your fertility as you have conceived once already. It is about healt...  Read Full »

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