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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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I have severe breast pain with fullness. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My husband and I have been trying to conceive for five months now. The past few months I have been noticing severe breast pain throughout my entire breast and fullness of both breasts from ovulation until the time I get my period. I read that this could be indicative of a hormone imba...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Symptoms you have described are the effects given by hormones produced before menses and after ovulation. As you are trying to conceive as well and active sexually, the body tries to respond to that too. Attempts for trying to conceive stimulates and activates hormones ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a treatment for my delayed periods.

Query: Hi doctor, For the first time in a year, my periods are late. My last period was in the first week of last month, but yesterday, one month later, I experienced spotting. It was a small amount of brownish blood, similar to what I usually see before my period starts. It has been a whole day, and my pe...  Read Full »

Dr. Muntaqa Butt

Answer: Hi, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I can understand your concern. Delay in menstruation among females is a common occurrence. A delay of up to one week (seven to ten days) is considered normal if it happens once or twice a year and if there is no underlying disease. ...  Read Full »

I want to know about hormonal changes in middle age. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, As I approach middle age, I am curious about the potential hormonal changes, particularly, in the context of menopause and late-onset hypogonadism. Can you provide insights into what individuals may experience during this phase, including the symptoms associated with menopause and late-on...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to the family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. The middle age is a golden era in the life of a woman, because this is the time when the reproductive system has reached its peak, and the decline will occur. But if this de...  Read Full »

Why did the doctor suggest consulting an endocrinologist for my mother's weight gain?

Query: Hi doctor, My mom is complaining about headaches and burning sensation in the eyes. She has put on weight as well and recently she started complaining about pain in the right leg heel. So, I took her to an orthopedic doctor. He asked her about her menstrual cycle and when she replied that it has sto...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It could be due to her stopping of periods called menopause. During this period there occur hormonal changes, which causes these symptoms. I recommend her to get the following tests done and revert back. Serum estradiol. Serum vitamin D3 levels.   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 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. Also...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant due to superficial sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 17-years-old, taking birth control pills for about two years or so. I was not regularly taking the medicines for some time. However, I have been taking them very strictly these past two months. My partner and I are sexually active, but never actually had sexual intercourse. We engage...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The discharge could be because of stress, hormonal changes or some vaginal infection, work pressure, anxiety, change of place, change in climate, etc. Just by fingering, even if there is some precum or semen, there are ver...  Read Full »

I have pimples, red, and brown spots on the face. Are they due to hormonal changes?

Query: Hello doctor,I have pimples, red, and brown spots on my face. Moderate acne. Mainly on the chin, cheeks, sides of the nose, and between eyebrows. Is it hormonal acne? How do I fix it? Large pores on the face but dehydrated, sensitive skin. Red pimples with white pus. Varies from large to small sizes...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your query. With your description, it seems you have developed grade 2 to 3 acne. See acne concentrated over the chin indicate hormonal acne. If you can share a few pictures, it will be helpful in the exact grading of acne, which further leads to proper trea...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have discharge from the breast after abortion?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an abortion when I was six weeks pregnant, and it is been two weeks since I had an abortion. However, today I noticed some yellowish-whitish fluid coming out of my breast when I pressed on it. This only happens when I squeeze the breast, and I am not sure if it is normal, consideri...  Read Full »

Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hi, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I can understand your concern. The discharge from your breast is most likely due to the hormonal fluctuations associated with the termination of pregnancy. Although your pregnancy was terminated early, this occurrence is still commo...  Read Full »

What is the reason for not getting regular menstrual cycle after having sex?

Query: Hi doctor, Before two months, I had protected sex on the 13th day of the cycle, and my partner also ejaculated outside the condom. There was no leakage. I got my regular periods after a month. It started on the expected date and were slightly more massive. They lasted for the average duration, and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you have got your periods after intercourse, there is no chance of pregnancy. The delay could be because of hormonal changes. However, if you have a doubt, then get yourself checked by a gynecologist and get a pelvic scan done to rule out the exact cause.  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 Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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