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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After taking fenugreek seeds, I did not get my periods. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old female, and I used to take ten fenugreek seeds before and after eating food. But now, I am not getting my periods. Can I get pregnant and have kids? I used to take these seeds daily from a month.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fenugreek seed cannot affect your fertility, do not worry. A delayed period could be because of stress or hormonal imbalance, so please get a urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy first. For further queries consult an infertility specialist online --> https://www...  Read Full »

What causes variation in home pregnancy test results?

Query: Hi doctor, Before eight weeks, I had a urine pregnancy test through home pregnancy kit and it was positive. But, I never get a positive result after that until yesterday. I am noticing only a faint line. I have also used different kits and the answer is always negative. What could be the reason?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The home pregnancy test can also give rise to false positive results. But, it is 99% correct. Another thing is that, you have to interpret the report in 2 minutes. If you check for result after 15 minutes, sometimes test may come positive. But, that is not correct. Be...  Read Full »

I am experiencing nausea and breast tenderness after changing my birth control pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had to get an emergency refill on my birth control because I was going out of town and realized I did not have enough to last the whole trip. The one I originally used was a generic version of Yaz and the one I got was a different generic version of Yaz (called Gianvi). Sin...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you are correct. These symptoms like nausea, breast tenderness could be due to hormonal variations caused by the pill. Better to continue pill as per schedule. I hope you have not missed a single pill. If completed course without skipping the dose of the pill, no r...  Read Full »

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