Hormonal Profile

The hormonal profile provides information about how hormonal imbalance is affecting the health of a man or woman. It is commonly done in a woman before or after menopause. Hormonal imbalance results in weight gain, tiredness, low sex drive, mood instability, brain fog, and hot flashes.

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What causes irregular periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having issues with on and off periods for nearly four years now. When my periods started, they were normal, neither heavy nor light, and nothing unusual. But, I started missing my cycle for about six months, and then I would come back completely normal. My last episode of m...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The menstrual pattern you quote sounds like PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). It is a hormonal imbalance characterized by menstrual abnormalities. I suggest doing the following tests on day two of periods to diagnose and classify the type of PCOS. The timing is...  Read Full »

Does Depo injection cause changes in period cycle?

Query: Hi doctor, I was on the Depo injection for four years. I have been off the Depo injection for one year and three months. Also, I have not taken any other contraception in the last year. Four months ago, I went to my GP as I still had no bleeding. She did some hormone tests, which came back low, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H. Mavani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you were on Depo injection for almost four to five years, this is a common problem with Depo injection. But, in most cases period starts within one year of stopping the Depo injection. But, as you said, if your hormone level is normal, like LH (luteinizing hormo...  Read Full »

When should you worry about an ovarian cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old female. I have small cysts in my ovaries. Is this a serious problem? Can you tell me in detail about it? I have attached my sonography report for your consideration.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The presence of multiple cysts in the ovaries is a common disorder and present in almost 8 to 10 % of the women. It is not a serious problem but can present with infertil...  Read Full »

Does the brief use of anabolic steroids affect the hormonal profile in the future?

Query: Hello doctor, I am hoping you can give me some answers about what I can do for health optimization going forward. About myself, I recently turned 25, and have been lifting weights seriously since 18 years old. My height is 6’, and my weight is 198 lbs and about 14% body fat. When I was 19, I...  Read Full »


Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for asking me. Regarding your questions. Do not worry the previous usage of pro hormones will not have any effect on your health. As your Testosterone and Estrogen levels are normal. I do not think you need to use any medication to increase the levels. Even if ...  Read Full »

Please examine my friend's semen report and provide a suggestion.

Query: Hi doctor, My friend is 32 years old and got married before two years. But, he did not have any kid yet. My friend got semen analysis test. The report was attached. Kindly check. Also, I have attached some of his wife's reports. Please give a valuable suggestion for getting pregnant.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand the situation. With the information provided to me and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) suggest blood work up and the semen analysis are fine. I guess the female partner needs to be evaluated for infertility. She needs to undergo c...  Read Full »

Why did my periods become shorter and lighter in the past three months?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old with a child. I want to find out whether I have an ovarian torsion. My period cycle has changed from 28 days to 30 days. I have severe pain on the first day of my period and it causes painless spotting on the fourth day for the past three months. But now I have light spot...  Read Full »


Dr. Artur Holubka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ovarian torsion is an acute surgical condition caused by complete or partial volvulus of the ovary. It disturbs the blood flow and nutrition. Ovarian torsion causes sudden severe abdominal pain with one-sided localization. There is bloody leucorrhea, nausea, vomiting, s...  Read Full »

Does hypothyroidism affect fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21 year old female. I am having hypothyroidism. Will hypothyroidism affect my ability to get pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are around 70% of the Asian population suffering from hypothyroidism. You have all the chances of pregnancy. I have seen number of patients with hypothyroidism to have a healthy pregnancy and delivered a healthy baby. Please take your medications properly and have ...  Read Full »

How often should you have sex to conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. I am trying to conceive, but circumstances are not favored. My husband's odd work timings makes him too tired. We are hardly trying twice a month. Sugar and lipid profile are normal. Also, pap smear done, which is normal.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have been married for more than a year and trying to conceive,  then you should carry out some tests. It includes thyroid hormone profile, serum estrogen, FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) levels and TORCH infection profile (toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegaloviru...  Read Full »

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