Ocp

OCP, also called oral contraceptive pills, are oral tablets taken to prevent pregnancy in women. The two types of OCPs are combined oral contraceptive pills (contains Estrogen and Progestin) and Progestin-only pills. These pills have to be taken every day for 21 or 27 days.

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Kindly suggest a solution for my postpartum pain in pelvis.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old female. I had my second baby via c section. A couple of months after, I started getting pelvic pain. The pain is across my whole pelvic area and lower back and some times in my thighs too, very similar to menstrual cramps. Occasionally, I would get a sharp pain on ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclniq.com. I have read your query. Both problems, more or less will have the same effect. In the long run, it might affect you getting pregnant. But if you get pregnant then symptoms of endometriosis subsided. May be for ever. It does not have any effects on pregnancy and baby....  Read Full »

Please suggest an alternative pill for Yasmin.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old. I am on Yasmin pill and my last pill was two days back. I had sex yesterday without condom. I am unable to get a Morning after pill as it is banned in our place. I can start Yasmin pill only after five days. I did not get my periods yet. Is there a possibility that I...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yasmin pills are contraceptive. Their effect will last till you get your period. So, do not worry. There is no need to take any other pill. Please continue with the pills of a new pack when you get your period next. This pill free interval between two packs is...  Read Full »

Why do I feel dizzy after taking Ibuprofen?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 18 year old female, and I weigh 135 lbs and 5.4 feet tall. I take birth control pills every night, along with two 500 mcg Biotin and two 500 mg cranberry pills. Tonight, I had a headache, so I accidentally took two 800 mg Ibuprofen tablets without thinking about it. I feel extremel...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You do not need to worry about any of these symptoms. Let me explain. Biotin and Cranberry are health supplements, they do not affect the body adversely. Birth control pills, regularize the hormonal status in the body. So, they have no effect too. But f...  Read Full »

I had protected sex, but my period is late. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, We had sexual intercourse using a condom, but my fiance's period has been delayed by five days. We did a pregnancy test, which was negative. What is the reason for delayed periods?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Pregnancy need not be the only reason for no periods. If you have used proper protection and the urine test for pregnancy is negative, then you do not have to worry about pregnancy. Any young lady will take about 19 to 21 years of age to have a ma...  Read Full »

Which OCP is better for long-term use in PCOS?

Query: Hello doctor, Which OCP is better for long term use in PCOS? Krimson 35 or Crisanta 21, as my endocrinologist prescribed Krimson 35 with Glyciphage 500 twice a day for six months and my gynecologist prescribed Crisanta 21 with Glyciphage 500 twice for two years. I was very confused and started Krim...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Both Krimson 35 and Crisanta 21 are used in PCOS for long term regime. Please check if you are taking the pills at the same time or missing them? Any vomiting, diarrhea, fever in the last few days? As per various studies, Krimson has shown better control over hirsutism ...  Read Full »

What is the likelihood of getting pregnant while taking combined OCP?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a question about the likelihood of getting pregnant while taking combined birth control pills. I started taking the pills three weeks ago, using the first-day method. So, I took my first pill on the first day of my period because I heard it works right away. I had unprotected sex a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shubhadeep Bhattacharjee

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have started the pills from day one of the periods, then you are protected from the very first day. So, if you had intercourse after six days, you need not worry. Also, combined birth control pills give you a month long protection irrespective of the number o...  Read Full »

I am bleeding heavily after taking I-pill. How to reduce this bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex last month, and I took I-pill after three days. Last month, my period was delayed by a week, and when it came, it lasted for about 12 days. I got my period on the tenth of this month, and I am bleeding very heavily. I had to change three large pads a day. There is...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me clear your doubt one by one. It is natural to bleed during menstruation, some woman experience bleeding for 1 to 2 days and some for 7 to 8 days, which is normal. Actually, bleeding is normal as far as you are not loosing more blood. And the best way to check w...  Read Full »

I feel sick and nauseous after taking eight Yaz pills. Are these side effects of taking too many pills?

Query: Hello doctor, I decided to use birth control pills two months back. I took the whole pack and then decided I will rather stop, because of all the bad effects that they have on our body. I got my period after I stopped taking the pills, but this month I did not get my period. I had sexual intercourse...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I see you have messed up your hormonal balance. Your first step was absolutely right. The principle of emergency contraception is that it is a very high dose of progesterone hormone. This is the same hormone produced in the second half of periods after ovulation. Th...  Read Full »

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