Ectopic Pregnancy

When a fertilized egg gets attached anywhere outside of the uterus, it is called ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancy in the fallopian tube is the most frequent occurrence. The symptoms include bleeding from the vagina and dull to sharp abdominal cramps.

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Can I be pregnant while on birth control pills?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on birth control for quite a while now. Just from yesterday, I started spotting and had the worst cramps I have ever had. Today, I continued with the spotting and cramps and I started throwing up everything I ate. Is it possible that I could be pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Sabita Laskar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I presume the birth control that you mentioned is about oral contraceptives pills. Sometimes, it is not uncommon to have spotting while you are on pills, especially if you miss a few of your pills and again start taking the rest. At times, it is possible to have some...  Read Full »

What are the risk factors of extra-uterine pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Please read the ultrasound and provide feedback. I was advised by a midwife that based on the imaging from my ultrasound, it looks like I have an extrauterine pregnancy. Seems as if the fetus is behind my bowels. My current symptoms are nausea, amenorrhea, weight gain, pelvic pressure...  Read Full »


Dr. Ismail Kabakus

Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Upon carefully reviewing the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I agree with the diagnosis. The uterine cavity is empty, and there is an extra-uterine baby/pregnancy. The problem with extra-uterine pregnancy is ruptu...  Read Full »

Kindly confirm your impression regarding the abdominal ultrasound taken for early pregnancy.

Query: Hello doctor, I wanted to obtain your second opinion regarding my abdominal pregnancy. I am set to receive laparoscopy to investigate but wanted to reaffirm my prior reports due to the Obgyn's disbelief that what is being investigated are actual twin fetuses (which still move every day). I was als...  Read Full »


Dr. Ismail Kabakus

Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and frustration. Thank you for giving all details about your medical history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It helps a lot. Before I make a judgment, I would like you to upload all abdomen CT (computed tomography) and M...  Read Full »

Why am I having period problems after taking OCP once?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an oral contraceptive pill three months back, which caused a three week delay in my periods and my cycle was for only 3 days compared to normal 5 days. After that, we have not had sex. I still have not got my periods of this month, which is due. I feel puckish and dizzy most of the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. If you have taken the oral contraceptive pill within 72 hours of sex, then no need to worry. As you got your periods after that though they are delayed there is nothing to worry. As you have ment...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have bleeding during pregnancy?

Query: I was 5 week pregnancy now im bleeding this is my 3rd day today i didn't bleed that much 1st day as my regular period and 2nd day was light bleeding so i want to whether im still pregnant ? I was 5 week pregnancy now im bleeding this is my 3rd day today i didn't bleed that much 1st day as my regul...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Welcome to Icliniq. You need to get an ultrasound to check if the pregnancy is still viable or it has been expelled spontaneously in the process of the bleeding. any bleeding during pregnancy needs evaluation as it can be a sign of threatened miscarriage.b  Read Full »

Why am I bleeding with clots after an ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, When I was 10 weeks pregnant, it was found out to be an ectopic pregnancy. I did get a surgery or shot, because my hCG was decreasing on its own. I was keep on doing blood test for every 48 hours. When my hCG was 5, I started spotting. After two days, I started bleeding heavily. I am wond...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the hCG report (human chorionic gonadotropin), the ectopic is getting resolved (attachment removed to protect patient identity). But, the cause of bleeding should be ruled out. Please get yourself checked by a gynecologist and also get a pelvic scan done to rule o...  Read Full »

Can a urine pregnancy test be taken on the first day of missed periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have got a very regular 28 day cycle. I got my periods for three days in the last month with a heavy flow. So, my due would be today for this month. But, last three days I got very little bleeding and the color was light watery red and sometimes brownish. I did not have any physiolog...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You tested too early with a urine pregnancy test. Please wait for three to four days and then retest if period does not start by then. Urine pregnancy test though theoretically can give correct result on the day of a missed period, practically it is not that sensitive and...  Read Full »

Does sex during the date of period result in ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a query about my period. My actual due date for my period was 28th of last month. I had unprotected sex on the 27th. I waited two days for my period and I took emergency contraceptive on the last minute to 72 hour. My period got delayed for eight days and got it on the 5th of thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, as you had bleeding after eight days post Unwanted 72 intake, it ensures that you are not pregnant. Your fresh menstrual date would now be the date of the bleeding started after the ECP (emergency contraceptive pill). There is a likelihood that next menses ma...  Read Full »

I am pregnant.I do not want to carry my pregnancy.Can I take abortion pills?

Query: Hi, I was supposed to get my period on the 19th of this month. Generally, my period lasts 25 days, but it did not arrive this month. After taking a urine test using a pregnancy detection kit, I received a positive result. So, I think I am pregnant. I have not taken a scan or contacted a doctor. I do...  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi and welcome to icliniq.com. Since a urine pregnancy test result was positive, you are pregnant. However, it is very important to confirm the same by scan and to locate the pregnancy to make sure it is in the uterus and not outside, which is called an ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancies cannot...  Read Full »

Is there a way to prevent ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife had first ectopic pregnancy before two years and her left tube was ruptured. She had laparoscopic surgery at that time and the bleeding was stopped by laser and the tube was left in ruptured condition. After one year we tried, but did not conceive. After two years of the incident,...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If tuberculosis have not done irreversible damage to the tube and endometrium (inner lining of the uterus), then pregnancy can happen either naturally or with treatment. A simplest way to check these two things is one mid-cycle ultrasound (around day 13 or 14 of menses) t...  Read Full »

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