Menstrual Cycle

The changes that occur in the reproductive system of females, which makes pregnancy possible is called the menstrual cycle. This occurs from the rise and fall of hormones estrogen and progesterone, that results in thickening of the uterus lining and the growth of an egg.

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I have brown spotting after taking I-pill. Is it my period?

Query: Hello doctor, I took an I-pill at 12 hours post intercourse 10 days ago. Now, I just see a minor brown spotting. My period is due. I am unsure if the brown spotting is my period. Or am I pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com You have missed mentioning the date of your last periods. Nevertheless, there are fewer chances that you will get pregnant. If your periods are delayed by two to three days, please get beta hCG (beta-human chorionic gonadotropin) to rule out pregnancy. Please try to us...  Read Full »

I took I-pill thrice in the last one week and now have delayed periods. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My husband and I had unprotected sex multiple times on the 7th, 8th and 14th. I took an I-pill on the 8th, 9th and 15th morning, within 12 hours of intercourse all the three times. I did not get my periods on the 13th as expected. Is there a chance of pregnancy? Today is the 20th and I...  Read Full »


Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to understand that these are hormonal medicines and meant for emergency contraception and not for routine use as they can disturb and disrupt your cycles and can cause irregularities in your periods and even lead to ovarian failure. You cannot consecutively ...  Read Full »

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