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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Follicle develops into big cyst every month. Doctor says, it is because of subserosal fibroid. Is this correct?

Query: Hi, My wife has regular periods. All tests are normal. Her follicle develops into a big cyst every month. Doctor says it is because of subserosal fibroid. Is this correct?  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should consult a gynaecologist and get her hormonal profile done to rule out other causes if any. Follicular cyst may be because of PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) or it may be because of subserosal fibroid and also it can be because of hormonal changes. Sub...  Read Full »

Can we win over thyroid problem by taking homeopathy medicines?

Query: Hello Doctor, My mother has thyroid problem. She is taking homeopathy medicines. Thyroid problem not corrected. She is 40 years old, weight 42 Kg, height 5 feet. What should she do? She feels weak. Can we win over this thyroid problem?  Read Full »


Dr. (col) Rakesh Karanwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully appreciate your concerns. You have not mentioned whether thyroid is underworking or overworking. Thyroid gland produces thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone deficiency occurs if thyroid gland is underactive (Hypothyroidism). Under these circumstances, the patient need...  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 »

Is it normal for me to bleed lightly for almost a month?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22-years-old female. I am having light bleeding for more than a month. I never had any sexual intercourse. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Nisha Marhatta

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.At your age, having a prolonged menstrual period is most likely due to some internal hormone upset. Since you have not provided me with details of the past, kindly answer me to understand your menstrual cycle better.1) At what age you started getting periods?2) How regular ...  Read Full »

I have a delay in period with bright red bleeding now. Is it a miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, My periods were late by six days. I had taken five pregnancy tests, and all were negative. I have a dull ache in my lower back and cramps on my right side. Now, I am bleeding bright red, and the flow is mild. Could this be a miscarriage, or is it my normal period? I had a few pregna...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since the five tests were negative and you have started bleeding, you are not pregnant. Because urine pregnancy tests can be positive for a variable period, they can be positive from the 10th day to two months, even after an abortion. So, you are not pregnant. Symptoms ...  Read Full »

Why are my menstrual periods delayed by three days?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old. My period is delayed by three days. This is not normal for me. I took two pregnancy tests and they both came back negative.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I do not see any reason for you to worry. Having a cycle of 28 days plus or minus seven is considered alright. You do not need to worry about it. You can wait up to 14 days after the expected date of periods. Only by the age of 19 to 21 years...  Read Full »

Is it possible to improve a woman's sexual drive after reaching menopause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 48 years old. I am under menopausal period. My husband is 62 years old. But we are still sexually active. I cannot meet his need like usual. It seems like my sexual drive got totally shut off and when I did an attempt to serve him once, he complaints to me that my vagina is too dr...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hello madam. Good morning. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have gone through the details provided by you. I want to tell you that there are a lot of hormonal changes in the body during menopause and it results in the situation bei...  Read Full »

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 »

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