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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Does low hemoglobin affect periods?

Query: Hi doctor, My friend did not get a period this month. It was supposed to happen last week. She is having stomach pain and pain in her knees. She has a habit of fingering, and she is taking supplements for hemoglobin. Her query is, does this mean she is pregnant, or might it be a hormonal change? K...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. If your friend has had unprotected intercourse during her present cycle, the cause of the delayed period maybe pregnancy, and this can be confirmed with a urine pregnancy test that can be done at home or if your friend is not sexually acti...  Read Full »

Can miscarriage cause problems in oral health?

Query: Hi doctor, I heard something yesterday, and I wanted to know if it is possible. Can having a miscarriage cause your teeth to fall out? What effects will it cause on your body? And how will it reflect on dental health? Thank you for your time.  Read Full »

Dr. Honey Arora

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, miscarriage does not directly cause dental problems, but hormonal changes do. During pregnancy, hormonal changes can cause gums to swell and enlarge with increased probability of gum and periodontal diseases. So, hormonal changes can be a culprit. If someone suffe...  Read Full »

Is it good to have surgery or medication to reduce chest fat?

Query: Hi doctor, I have gynecomastia. Does surgery is the only solution for the early symptoms of this disorder? Can I have any medications to reduce my chest fat at an early stage? Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Increased fat in the chest region occurs in young males due to hormonal changes that take place during adolescence. It appears like a breast in young males. Moreover, it is not permanent, and it returns to normal with age. Surgery is not required for everyone as the...  Read Full »

After having protected intercourse, my partner took an I-pill immediately. Can she get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, My fiance and I are indulged in sexual intercourse with contraceptive and immediately took an i-pill (morning after pill). After 5 days she was bleeding and having little cramps for 3 days. Now she her periods delayed by 17 days and urine test are saying negative. Shall we go for a bl...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of pregnancy are very less in your case, but no method is 100% effective, because you had protected intercourse and had I-pill too. I-pill may change your cycle because of hormonal changes caused by I-pill. You should consult a gynecologist and get your blood ...  Read Full »

Can hormonal change cause changes in hair types?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a male with a weight of 52 kilograms and a height of five feet seven inches. I have some hair-related issues.   Read Full »

Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly tell me about your hair-related problems. Please mention whether you have any past history of illness and taking any medications.   Read Full »

I have pain on one side of my head with soreness. Is it migraine headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I have soreness and pain on one side of my head. I have eye pain with pressure and ear pain.   Read Full »

Dr. Gursimran

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Soreness and pain on the one side of the head at this young age occur due to migraine. Sometimes, a migraine headache causes heaviness in the head with a throbbing headache. It reaches its peak in 4 to 6 hours. Please mention whether you have any difficulty in looking a...  Read Full »

Will a change in cholesterol level cause low sexual drive?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a low sexual drive. The first time I had intercourse, it was fine. But after that, I started having lesser arousal. And now I am not having arousal. I am not under any medication. I previously consulted a gynecologist. The doctor convinced me that there was something wrong with my...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran Sr

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Your partner needs to approach you differently, experiment more on you, and find the way which you admire you can help your partner to approach your G spot (Grafenberg spot). It can also be: 1) Hormonal disturbances like low testosteron...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling dull and upset during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 weeks pregnant. Since last two to three days I am feeling so much dull and upset. My nights are quite long, and I am unable to sleep. During this time, I keep recalling my past and all the people who have hurt me knowingly or unknowingly. Kindly help me, please. My thyroid level i...  Read Full »

Dr. Sonia Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are depressive symptoms, which often occur during pregnancy due to hormonal changes. Please do not worry about them, as they are only transitory and will come and go often. Continue with a healthy diet, some light stretching allowed in pregnancy and Thyroxine. Als...  Read Full »

Can oral contraceptives cause bloody discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I keep having bloody discharge since last year. I think it has been for about six months now. It is on and off at times, just about a week every month. The antibiotics were prescribed for me would only stop for a month. I also had two pelvic ultrasound scans, and everything was normal. B...  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Bloody discharge is associated with the hormonal or structural abnormality. As your ultrasound results came back normal, it is likely a hormonal problem. You have been on oral contraceptives for the same. Have you been taking the medica...  Read Full »

Can breastfeeding cause irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor,I am an 18-year-old female. A year back, I gave birth to my daughter, the next month, I got my period back, but the following month, I missed my period. After two months, I got my period back again and became regular for up to a year. Again, after a month, I missed my period, and at the en...  Read Full »

Dr. Rupali Satija

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry that you are going through all this. Pregnancy does give you a major change in hormones, so it takes time for your periods to regularize again. I want to know how was your cycle, and is it your first pregnancy? You should feed your child from the breast. Once...  Read Full »

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