Hormonal Imbalance

Hormones are chemicals that are produced by the endocrine glands of the body, and they regulate most of the bodily functions. Hormonal imbalance results when the hormone levels in the blood become too much or too little. The symptoms caused by such hormonal imbalance are unexplained weight gain, excessive sweating, sleep disturbances, skin rashes, dry skin, depression, headaches, etc.

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How to treat cystic acne present in face and neck?

Query: Hi doctor, I have acne only on the right side of my face in the cheeks, chin, and neck area. I have been diagnosed with cystic acne on my chin and started using Madeca Derma centelian cream since three years. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Acne occurs due to the following as blockage of sebum (oil-producing glands), a surge in hormonal levels at the time of puberty, due to improper skincare, and also associated with menstrual irregularities. Here are some steps you can follow to get rid of acne: 1) ...  Read Full »

Got periods after sex. Is there still a chance for pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex 45 days back, and my last period was eight days before intercourse. I took I-pill within 48 hours. I got periods within 10 days after I had sex which was too early. Now it has been 35 days. Is there any chance of getting pregnant even after getting periods in the last month?  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query on this platform. No, there is no chance of pregnancy, as you did not have sex after your last period. Your last period was actually breakthrough bleeding that occurred due to hormonal imbalance, which is a very common side effect of emergency co...  Read Full »

Why is my period irregular all of a sudden?

Query: Hi doctor, I have irregular periods suddenly. My periods will always be regular. The bleeding happened only for two days, the first and last day of the previous month's periods. I had only spotting in the in-between days. And I did not get my periods for this month. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Navajith A. Mani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Since you are in childbearing age with history of missed menstrual period, the most common causes could be pregnancy if you were sexually active and had unprotected intercourse, secondly hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian dysfunction (hormo...  Read Full »

I am a 26-year-old female with PCOS, and I have facial hair growth near my chin region. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old (74.5 kilograms weight and 5 feet 4 inches in height), and I am facing an issue of facial hair growth, which is bizarre these days. I got myself checked and had a report suggesting that there could be a cyst-like growth pattern; for that, I had all medicines for PCOS....  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq.com. I read your query, and I understand your concern. Facial hair growth is usually associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) only, but as you mentioned, your polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is under control. Hence, another thing is it can be due to hormonal i...  Read Full »

Are hormonal changes the reason for delay of my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have missed two periods in the past two months. Also, I have not had sex in the last four months. The last time I had sex was at the end of my oral contraceptive cycle. I also took an oral contraceptive pill as a precaution the next morning, which led to bleeding for four days. The ...  Read Full »


Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. A hormonal imbalance can be the reason. I suggest you get the following tests done: Urine routine and culture test. Pap smear of the vaginal discharge for microbiology. Thyroid profile. Complete hemogram with peripheral smear study. Ul...  Read Full »

Why is my period delayed after stopping the birth control pill for a month?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 19-year-old female, who weighs around 120 lbs, and I am 5.4 feet tall. I stopped using birth control around a month ago after being on it for about a year. This would have been the time I would get my period if I were still on it, but I am a week late. I have been having symptoms of...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have stopped your contraceptive pill, there could be hormonal changes due to which you are not getting your periods. Also, get your complete blood count and thyroid profile done. Avoid having sex till then. There is nothing to worry about, but better to get c...  Read Full »

Kindly tell me the treatment available for gynecomastia.

Query: Hello doctor,I have had puffy nipples on both sides for 15 years, and now I am a 23-year-old male with a height of six feet, one itch, and a weight of 82 kilograms. I think it is gynecomastia. I need to know about the treatment. Is there any risk factor?  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Gynecomastia might happen due to an imbalance of hormones estrogen and testosterone in men. First, the condition should be confirmed by consulting the endocrinologist. Most cases resolve with time and few require treatment if there is any cause that is responsible for i...  Read Full »

I am about to get married, but have an erectile disorder. Please suggest a remedy.

Query: Hello doctor, I am about to get married and I have an erectile disorder. Should I take any medicine? Kindly suggest some remedy for the same.  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair. B

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, find out the reasons for erectile dysfunction by getting a physical examination with a urologist along with a blood test if necessary. Diabetes, thyroid dysfunction and other hormonal issues can alter your erection. So, at this age never take any medicin...  Read Full »

I have sharp intense lower abdomen pain that spreads to the left side. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have pain in the lower abdomen that has spread to the left side. Initially, it was like a cramp but was getting intense, sometimes sharp. The pain has slightly lessened, and the bloat has also subsided somewhat. The cramp-like pains are still present in the lower abdomen but are less ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. However, I want to know a few more things. Do you have any menstrual irregularities, diarrhea, or constipation? Is there any belching, burping, or acid reflux in the throat? After reviewing the answers, I can guide you better about medici...  Read Full »

I am facing irregular periods after trying to have sex with my boyfriend. How can I get it treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. I am scared because my period is irregular, and I have not gotten my period yet. My boyfriend and I tried to have sex, but it was not total sex as he did not ejaculate. I am scared if there was any precum, but he is sure there was none. I am worried and want to ensu...  Read Full »


Dr. Sawera Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. I would like to ask a few questions for a better understanding. 1) When did you get your first period? 2) How long ago was it? 3) Have you had irregular cycles before, or is this the first time? 4) Do you experienc...  Read Full »

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