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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Is my treatment plan to get pregnant, right?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married two years back. I am trying for pregnancy now. Previously, five months back I had a miscarriage. When I consulted my doctor, he prescribed me Fertyle 100 mg for five days, Fertisure, Folic acid and Susten 200. From 14th day I have started the dose and today is my 26th day. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Spotting could be due to starting of your menses, side effect of drugs or it could be due to ectopic pregnancy. So, get your urine pregnancy test and pelvic ultrasound to rule out the cause. For f...  Read Full »

Is it abnormal for hCG to rise slowly?

Query: Hi doctor, My hCG level is not doubling. What can be the reason? A week back it was 250 and now it is 423. Is this abnormal? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) report can be relied, it indicates possibility of impending abortion (miscarriage). For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gyna...  Read Full »

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 Unwanted 72 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 inside her. Is...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

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 Unwanted 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 away. Sometimes ...  Read Full »

Can you abort a child using pills?

Query: Hi doctor, I am married and have a child of two years. I am five weeks pregnant now and I want to abort. Is it possible with pills? Or should I go for surgical abortion?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern here completely. As you mentioned that you already have a child of two years, I would suggest you to actually continue the pregnancy if you have a future plan of having more than one kids. This is the best time and as it has happened naturally...  Read Full »

Will nexplanon increase the risk of ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. I have a 2-year-old kid. I currently have the nexplanon implant birth control. I had a pregnancy scare a month ago but started my period finally. The day after my period stopped is when intercourse happened. Two days after that I woke up and I had a little bit of b...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering the fact that you are using nexplanon, it is unlikely that the bleed would be probably due to pregnancy or even ectopic simply because nexplanon is a progesterone implant which prevents ovulation, make the endometrial lining unsuitable for the implant an...  Read Full »

My period is late, and I have pain on the right side. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My period is approximately 3 weeks late, and I have been having sharp lower abdominal pain on the right side. Do you have any idea of what could it be? Thank you!  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your menses have been delayed for over a week now and if it had been regular all this while, then the first thing which needs to be done is to rule out pregnancy. A urine pregnancy test will help you rule out pregnancy. If the pregnancy is ruled out, then the like...  Read Full »

I had miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy in the last six months. Is it endometriosis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am recently trying to get pregnant and in the past six months, have had a miscarriage and an ectopic pregnancy. I am wondering if there is a chance I have endometriosis. I am wondering this because I have no other risks/causes that could have caused the ectopic. There is no chance I co...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? From your history, the only problem I feel is the problem which could happen to the tube. Your history of having a tubal pregnancy and severe pain during sex, that is dyspareunia, means that there is some problem which is happening around the uterus ...  Read Full »

I got positive in my blood and urine pregnancy tests, but there is no sac in the scan. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My last period was before a month, and it has been nine days I missed my period. I got positive in my blood and urine test. My beta hCG on last month was 675, and yesterday it was 3300. I almost completed 10 days after the missed period. Yesterday I went for scan my doctor told no sac...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepali Raina

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. By the dates, you are five weeks pregnant. If no gestational sac is visible in your uterus even on transvaginal ultrasound, then it may be an ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancy presents with symptoms only if it grows or gets ruptured. That is an emergency and can e...  Read Full »

I had a miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy. What are the chances of me getting pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, Two years ago, I suffered from a miscarriage and had undergone D and C. I am suffering from hypothyroidism and on Thyronorm 75 mg, and now the levels are normal. After six months of D and C, I got pregnant while on ovulation induction treatment, and unfortunately, that was an ectopic...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No matter which side the ovulation occurs, the egg will fall into the peritoneal cavity and moves into the available open tube through which it enters the uterus. Since you had one ectopic pregnancy, you have a higher chance of repeat tubal pregnancy. But since HSG (...  Read Full »

Faint T Lines Appearing On Urine Pregnancy Tests,While Ultrasounds Say I Am Not Pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been trying to conceive for a few months, but every time the test comes back negative. My last periods was on the 25th of last month, and I started ovulating on the third of this month, and it ended on the 12th. My husband and I had sex on the fifth. Despite my history of irregular...  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two possibilities here. One is a chemical pregnancy, where only the pregnancy test result come positive, and there is no evidence of sac on ultrasound. Second being a healthy pregnancy is a delayed conception or an ectopic. I suggest you do a serum beta hCG b...  Read Full »

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