Hormonal Changes

Hormonal changes or imbalance occurs when there are changes in the levels of hormones in the bloodstream. As hormones regulate metabolism, appetite, heart rate, body temperature, growth, and sexual functions, even a small change can cause significant symptoms.

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Is it normal to have a delay in periods after Unwanted 72?

Query: Hello doctor, I used unwanted 72 five days after my last month periods and spotted five days after that. Now my month due date is the same, but I did not get my periods. I checked my pregnancy with Prega news, but the result is negative. Please tell me the cause of the delay and how much can it de...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A change in menstrual cycle pattern is very common after taking Unwanted 72 up to two to three cycles. I assume you had taken the tablets within 72 hours of unprotected sex. The period might get delayed from the expected date. If it gets delayed by seven days, it is i...  Read Full »

Why do I still feel like passing out?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old male. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism before 1.5 years. Currently, I am on Thyroxine 75 mcg and Aten 25. Still, I have the symptom of passing out feeling. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to have some more information. When was your last FT4 and TSH levels checked? What do you feel exactly? Is there any generalized weakness or giddiness? Do you have an inability to tolerate cold? Please let me know the answers to discuss further. Revert back w...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of pregnancy with unprotected intercourse on safe days with i-pill?

Query: Hello doctor, My last period is on 3rd July. Immediately, the next day, I had unprotected sex but I took a pill the next day. Later after one week (i .e on 11th July), I experienced spotting. I am worried about whether I am pregnant. Now I am expecting my regular cycle but I am late for my periods ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on the details you provided, if you had your periods started on 3rd July, then effectively 4th July is usually a safe period. So chances of pregnancy are usually less for any intercourse during your menstrual cycle, but very rarely it can happen too. I would al...  Read Full »

My new acne outbreak is not helped with Cetaphil cleanser and toner. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I want consult about my acne breakout that happened last month. All of them are fresh and so long to heal. Ever since, I do not do any skincare because I am scared it will do more pimples and I do not know what to use as I have sensitive skin. Whenever I use any product, I always hav...  Read Full »

Dr. Aisvareea

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclniq.com. I understood the issue. Acne breakouts are regular. You need to treat it whenever you get it to prevent getting dark spots and scarring. Use a mild cleanser and wash your face only twice a day to avoid it from getting dry. In the day time, wash your face with plain wa...  Read Full »

My period is 13 days late after taking Unwanted 72. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, My period is already late by this time (13 days late). My last period was on 27th June and I usually have delayed periods, sometimes by two months. My partner and I had unprotected sex on 5th August but no ejaculation. I still took the pill within 48 hours and had a small...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. See, although any kind of unprotected intercourse irrespective of complete ejaculation inside or not can result in pregnancy. However, you have taken the intelligent decision of taking the emergency contraceptive pill Unwanted 72. So you will not get pregnant (99.9...  Read Full »

Is there any possibility to get false negative pregnancy test when there is no period for four months?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old female. I have been in a physical relationship with my partner on March 13 of this year. And the very next day, I had a contraceptive pill. After a few days, I got withdrawal bleeding and after a month, I got my menstruation. The problem started after even two month...  Read Full »

Dr. Monika Meena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As far as I can make out, you had contact in March and following that you got periods in April and no periods thereafter. As far as your concern of pregnancy goes, you should not be pregnant if you got full flow normal periods once after intercourse and provided you did...  Read Full »

How to control my spotting?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been spotting for a month. Due to lockdown, I could not visit any doctor. Upon advice of my gynecologist, I started Pause 500 thrice daily for three days. Initially, the spotting reduced but since today again, there is an increase in the bleeding. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Few more history points on previous cycles, any other scan or blood tests or pap smear, body weight and height would have been helpful. Expecting all these to be normal. At this age either your hormone balance is disturbed, as egg count is reducing and support to the ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for my sudden prolonged period?

Query: Hi doctor, I found that for the last two months, my period has lasted about 16 days instead of the usual 7 days. There is no pain or cramping, however large clots on occasions. I gained about 15 lbs during quarantine. I am not exercising. I am currently on iron and Kelp supplements daily.  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from prolonged menstrual periods which has lasted for 16 days instead of the usual period like 3-7 days for the last two months. Prolonged menstrual bleeding may result from some path...  Read Full »

I am concerned about a few growth around the entrance of vagina during pregnancy. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 weeks pregnant. At the beginning of my pregnancy, I noticed a few growths around the entrance to my vagina, which I ignored. I have recently looked and I am concerned that there are more and they have grown. I have taken photos and wanted to speak to a gynecologist. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the description you mentioned, and also had a look at the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I do not feel anything appears to be abnormal. The structures you mentioned appear to be more like hymenal tags or vaginal mucos...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for missed periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have missed my periods for 13 days. The 11th day pregnanacy blood test is negative. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your problem and will surely help you. Delay in periods can be due to several reasons like hormonal changes, stress, overweight etc. Hormonal changes can be due to body changes or some medicines which are hormone based like birth control pills, medici...  Read Full »

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