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Dysmenorrhoea

Severe abdominal cramps and pain during menstruation are called dysmenorrhea. Some of the causes of painful menstruation are fibroids, uterine polyps, adenomyosis, and endometriosis.

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I did not ejaculate inside her. What are the chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected intercourse with my fiance in the first week of last month and she had an emergency contraceptive within 3 hours. The month end she had little spotting. Is that an issue? Her period was expected on the same day, but she did not get bleeding. I did not discharge the semen...  Read Full »


Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query on this platform. There is a rather negligible chance that she is pregnant after taking emergency contraceptive pills because these are very effective. Spotting can be due to hormonal imbalance. It is a common side effect of pills but they will go ...  Read Full »

I have mild collection in POD with period issue. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 46-year-old woman. I am married, and I have children. Recently, my USG report showed uterus in anteverted position, bulky in size and shape, measuring 9.24 x 3.59 x 4.91, and the echotexture was normal. There was no fibroid or SOL seen. My midline endometrial echo was within a reg...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The USG (ultrasonography) report of the pelvis is normal with POD (pouch of Douglas) fluid. It is seen during ovulation when the scan is taken during mid-cycle. The dysmenorrhoea occurs...  Read Full »

I have pain only during a sexual intercourse. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past one month, it has been painful for about the first minute or two of sexual intercourse and it is also painful to take out my tampon. It is painful and I guess kind of feel like a cut on the inside. Should I see a gynecologist about this or is there anything I can do on my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have dysmenorrhea. Take capsule Meftal spas (Mefenamic acid and Dicyclomine) when you have pain. Take light food during that period.   Read Full »

I am getting shooting abdominal pain during and in between periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old, female, I am 5'2" and 129 lbs. Lately, I have been getting shooting pains across my abdomen, when I am off and on my period. I also cannot eat a lot or else I will get nauseous but I am still extremely hungry afterward. I have had an ovarian cyst in the past but thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is called primary dysmenorrhea. It can start anytime within five years of the beginning of periods in girls. Do not worry. It is a benign condition but definitely painful. I would advice start taking tablet Naproxen 250 mg twice daily with meal two days before your...  Read Full »

My diabetic mother has a fibroid uterus. Please advise.

Query: Dear Doctor, My mother is 50 years old. According to the report,  She has got:  Fatty changes in the liver. Bulky uterus with fibroid. Blood sugar 201.0mg/dL. Kindly interpret the report.  Read Full »


Dr. Kalai Selvan Barugur Nagarajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diagnosis (according to available information):Fibroid Uterus, Type II Diabetes Mellitus. Further information required: History of menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) and dysmennorrhea (painful periods). Comorbid illness - hypertension, coronary artery disease, asthma ...  Read Full »

What are the signs of abnormal period?

Query: Hello doctor, How to tell if your period is normal? What are the signs that your period may not be normal like what are the hallmarks of a regular period and what does it mean if you have a short or long cycle, heavy or light flow, PMS or cramps, spotting, etc.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A normal menstrual cycle is with a cycle length of 21 to 40 days and lasting for 3 to 4 days to a week. Any deviation from this could be because of hormonal changes, low blood count or thyroid disorder. Passage of clots, changing more than 5 to 6 pads per day, severe dy...  Read Full »

Why am I not getting pregnant even though I do not use contraceptives?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a girl aged 18 years and I have been married for a year. I have severe dysmenorrhea. I am not getting pregnant but I do not take contraceptives or use protection. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For your gynecological problem detail evaluation should be done. For that per speculum and pelvic examination done and transvaginal USG should be done. In USG report if any underlying cause present than it will be clear like for example fibroid, endometriosis, ovaria...  Read Full »

I have irregular periods and odorless discharge. How to manage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been getting white cloudy, odorless discharge from the vagina ten days prior to the start of the period for the past five months. The discharge is associated with pain in the pelvis and back region. I also suffer from dysmenorrhea, and my periods are getting delayed by a week fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is the discharge associated with itching? It looks like a mixed infection, so I getting a vaginal smear culture sensitivity done and take treatment accordingly. Taking antifungals and antibiotics will only worsen it. Irregular periods are not related to this issue. ...  Read Full »

Why do I get abdominal pain on the first and ninth day of my period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting abdominal pain twice every month. Once during the first day of my period, and then in the middle lower abdomen (where the uterus is) on the 9th day of my period. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many individuals experience such pain. The period day pain is dysmenorrhoea (pain due to menses). The mid-cycle pain is ovulation pain called as Mittelschmerz in our term, due to the release of the egg. This usually indicates the ovulatory cycle.  Read Full »

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