Home Pregnancy Test

A home pregnancy test detects human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in the urine, which is a hormone released when a fertilized egg gets attached to the uterus. A home pregnancy test can be taken after 10 to 12 days of unprotected sexual intercourse.

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Why did I not get periods on time even after taking I-pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend and had an I-pill after 11 hours. I had to get my periods today, but still I have not. Usually, I have a 28 day cycle and today is my 30th day. What shall I do?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After the I-pill intake periods generally start in the next 7 to 10 days. So, please be patient. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »

What causes abnormal clots during periods?

Query: Hello! I am currently in my withdrawal bleeding week (placebo pill days, I am on birth control). Yesterday, I noticed two abnormal clots on my pad. I have experienced blood clots, but these were different. A little difficult to explain (I have a picture), but they were large and white, with visible ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. Based on your description, I understand that you skin using the pills in early last month, in the beginning of your menstrual cycles and later took it continuously to avoid the placebo pills. See, first thing you have to understand is that , if you didn't start the birth...  Read Full »

Why were the two lines in my pregnancy test not very clear?

Query: Hello doctor I have history of Thyroid and PCOS, i am taking 50mg of eltroxin. my period is delayed by 6 days .when I tested preganacy test after 4 days of period days two lines are showing but not clearly. please suggest me can I go to doctor for a checkup or wait for 1 week for clear result. or wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. I see than you haven't mentioned the date of your last menstrual period. Ideally, if you have had a regular 28days cycles, the urine pregnancy test is usually positive by the time you skip your periods. Delayed ovulation can be common in PCOS, So, I would suggest you to ...  Read Full »

How to calculate the date of conception?

Query: Hi doctor, I just found out that I am pregnant from the home pregnancy test kits. This may sound weird as I am not sure about the date of conception was. My last period was on the 17th of last month. I had sex on the 14th of last month and also on the 4th of this month. I have a 38 day cycle. Is th...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it is evident that you are having a long cycle. You had a full cycle by 17th of last month. Usually, an occurrence of a cycle following the sex rules out the possibility of pregnancy following that sex. So, I do not consider, sex on 14th would turn you pregnant. Thi...  Read Full »

How to confirm pregnancy with positive home pregnancy test and negative ultrasound result?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old. I have checked my pregnancy through Prega news in home after 48 days of my last periods. It shows two lines one dark pink and second light pink. I have checked two times but same results. I have done an ultrasound, but it does not show pregnancy in the report. Pleas...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read the description of your problem. There can be three explanations for this. 1. Either it is an evaporation line (if have you have checked it very late than the time mentioned to check on the kit which is a false positive result). 2. Or this could be a v...  Read Full »

What are the chances of pregnancy after taking Depo shot?

Query: Hello doctor, I started the Depo shot before six months and I missed my second shot. I did not continue getting the shot, so I have been off birth control. It was my first Depo shot I have ever received and I am not sure how long it takes to be totally gone. But, I have been very sexually active wit...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a high chance of pregnancy. You can confirm or rule out the same with a simple home pregnancy test. The effect of a single depot of 150 mg lasts for three to four months. It means you are not protected against pregnancy in the last two months. If the pregnancy te...  Read Full »

Can spotting occur during early pregnancy?

Query: Hello good morning, This is not covid related. I just want to ask something since I cannot go out for check up. I am delayed for 11 days and yesterday I started to have spotting. It is unusual to me since I know if I have my period. I don't feel any cramps yesterday and even today. The flow is not h...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidyaprem

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Welcome to icliniq.com. As the pregnancy test is negative it's less likely to be pregnancy.... however inview of false negatives with preg card, do a blood test called serum beta hcg to confirm it..... sometimes cycle can be delayed due to hormonal changes, stress, increase in wt, alteration in the...  Read Full »

What is the chance of false pregnancy with positive test and missed period?

Query: Hello doctor, I have taken a pregnancy test a few days ago and it turned out to be positive. I took two tests, just to make sure and they both were positive. I was supposed to have my period on March 29, but conception happened on March 14 and the first day of my last period was February 29. I do ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you checked twice for urine pregnancy test and it turned out positive, it implies you have been pregnant. It is not necessary that everyone experiences nausea and vomitings or early signs of pregnancy similarly, some may not feel any symptoms, or some have mild sy...  Read Full »

After how many days of missed periods, should pregnancy test be done?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to confirm something about my pregnancy.i have missed my period today is 63 days.my last period date is January30.in pregnancy kit I am getting negative I checked at 50 days .when can I take pregnancy test.six months back I have pcod.after that I used medicine after that I went fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: hi, you are having delayed Periods probably due to Anovulation. As your pregnancy test was negative at 50days , I would advise you to recheck again tomorrow morning, if it's negative it's advisable to take medication for withdrawal bleeding. and PCOS is not diagnosed based only on the ultrasound re...  Read Full »

What are the reasons, other than pregnancy, for missed periods?

Query: Hi sir, Me and my girlfriend had romance during that time my pennis tip entered her viginal opening thrice .I didnt ejaculated before or during the romance time.but after few days she missed her periods.what might might reason . Thanks waiting for the reply What will be the reason ?  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: If you didn’t ejaculated inside than there is almost no chance of pregnancy. But many times man are not sure about precum. So can do home urine pregnancy test just for confirmation and to relieve stress. Once it comes negative than we are sure that it is not due to pregnancy. And there is some ot...  Read Full »

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