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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Is it good to take I-pill after having unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old girl. I had unprotected sex. My last periods was before two months and still I have not got any. Is there a chance of pregnancy? I have had i-pill twice last year in a gap of 6 months. My periods are sometimes a day or two late. But, I am really worried as I really cann...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I totally understand your situation. Handling an unwanted pregnancy can be very stressful. As you had unprotected intercourse within the safe time of your cycle, it is very unlikely that you might be pregnant. If you still have a doubt then get a home pregnancy test k...  Read Full »

Is there a chance of pregnancy with negative urine pregnancy test?

Query: Hello, I have not had a period for over a month and a half. I am sexually active, and my partner always uses the pull out method. I know that it is not the best method, and you can still get pregnant from it. I have taken four HPT, and they all came back negative. My doctor did not give me a blood ...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your tests came negative, most likely you are not pregnant, and it must be a hormonal disturbance. However, I would like to inform you that a pregnancy in which tests can be negative is known as a molar pregnancy. But it is an extremely rare condition and is an abn...  Read Full »

Can Deviry be used to get periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my husband after five days of my last periods and took an i-pill immediately. I did not get my periods yet and my two home pregnancy tests were negative. My periods are always regular prior to this. I am under regular medication of Eltroxin 100 mcg. Please help ...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes, hormonal disturbances can also cause delay in periods. Since your pregnancy test came negative, you can be fairly sure that you are not pregnant. I suggest you to wait for a week and still if you have no periods then let me know. We will start you on medicine ...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for brown vaginal discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a married, 27 year old female. For the last two months, my cycle was like 35-36 days cycle. Now for the past two days, I am having brown color discharge from the vagina, but not always. I had intercourse until 10 days back. What could be the reason for this discharge? Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understood your problem. It seems that you are suffering from hormonal imbalance. Did you recently take any new medication? Or are you undergoing any stress which can cause this? It does not seem like a pregnancy issue as that would not cause a brown discharge so ea...  Read Full »

I am not getting my period after Mirena removal. What is the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I had Mirena removed before a month and had what I think was a period the next day that lasted for four days. It has been 37 days with no period and three negative home pregnancy tests. I have been nauseated with cramps that are dull while some hurt good enough to stop me from moving. Wh...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mirena is a progesterone-containing IUCD (intrauterine contraceptive device). Its sudden removal induced you periods last month. Your current delay in periods is also because of the same. It takes time for the body to restore the normal hormonal balance after removal of...  Read Full »

I have been getting period cramps but have not got periods. What can it be?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. My period is delayed and I am sexually active. I have not had unprotected sex. The problem is 2 years back I was diagnosed with fibroadenoma . No biopsy was done but doctor told it was probably that. Now when my period got delayed, I started having period cramp ...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fibroadenoma is a benign breast tumor but it is hormone dependent. The pain in abdomen you described seems like a premenstrual pain. At times our periods can get delayed due to hormonal imbalance. Stress, change in environment, etc., can change or trigger a hormonal im...  Read Full »

What is MTB? Can it cause infertility?

Query: Hi doctor, It has been 5 years since I got married, but my wife is not getting pregnant. For past 3 years she is having irregular periods. Currently, she is having AKT tablets. Doctor report is normal. Her HSG and laparoscopy are normal. In MTC test, MTB got detected. What is MTB? I am attaching all...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. MTB (Mycobacterium tuberculosis) detection indicates that your wife has tuberculosis bacteria detected. The attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have sent is a prescription and not the original reports. So, it is difficult to say for sur...  Read Full »

Why has menstruation not started in my teenage daughter?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a daughter whose age is 15 years. She has not started menstruation. I want to know the reasons, please.  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually, girls start menstruating by the age of 15. If there are still no signs of menstruation then it is possible that she might be suffering from congenital gynecological malformation. There could be many reasons for that. It could be due to a thick membrane...  Read Full »

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