Ovulation

Ovulation is the process by which an egg is released from the ovaries. Women are most fertile following ovulation, as the egg is in the fallopian tube and can be fertilized by sperm. Ovulation takes place roughly between the 10th and 18th day of the menstrual cycle.

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Can Progesterone suppositories be used after ovulation to get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been trying to conceive, and there have been successful ovulation (confirmed through follicular tracking) using combined Letrozole and Clomid and an hCG trigger for ovulation. I have ovulated on about three cycles now, but I did not conceive. I have PCOS, and my husband’s se...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOS (Polycystic ovary syndrome) is one of the causes of infertility; you can continue with the induction of ovulation for more than three-cycle. After that, there are other methods of conceiving. You can also try Metformin, which helps for the induction of ovulation...  Read Full »

Do I need an hCG shot if my dominant follicle is measuring 26.5 mm?

Query: Hi doctor, I did a follicular scan today, which is day 15. There was just one dominant follicle that measured 26 mm, and the endometrium is trilaminate with a thickness of 8. I do not know if I should take an hCG shot, or the follicle would rupture itself. For my past two cycles, I had over four do...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would not recommend an hCG shot; the dominant follicle is big enough to ovulate by itself. The hCG is recommended when the follicle are 16 to 18 mm. I wish you a sooner pregnancy. Regards.  Read Full »

Can you get pregnant if you miss a pill and have sex on the same day?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a 28 day period cycle. I have been taking pills for two years. I had sex on day 4 and day 6 of my cycle. The problem is that I forgot to take one pill. What is the possibility of pregnancy here? I am worried. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have had sex on day 4 and 6 of period, then there is no chance of pregnancy as there is no ovulation. After every cycle day 1 (including the first day of period) to day 10 is safe period and that is because, there is no ovulation and hence, no ovum released. So, re...  Read Full »

In the case of missed periods, when does the next ovulation occur?

Query: I missed my period for two months (75 days) and i wonder if i would ovulate for next months period or does the old period have to come first before the next ovulation?  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: -wellcome and thanks for preffering icliniq for your health Consultation. -many factors can delay periods like stress, anxiety, sterneous exercise, sudden weight gain or weight loss strict diet, hormonal imbalance, contraceptives, hormonal intake illnesses, medications, UNPROTECTED SEX LEADING TO P...  Read Full »

What causes light bleeding during the ovulation period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old, and I find that I have light bleeding during ovulation time. Sometimes it goes and comes. I am currently bleeding for a few days now, and the period tracker says that my period is not due until six days. I know this bleeding is not my period being early. I have had a li...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for reaching out. It seems like you are having intermenstrual bleeding or bleeding between periods. Nothing to worry about it; I can help you with this. A vast number of factors can cause it: 1. Hormonal imbalance. 2. PCOD (polycystic ovary disease). 3. Pregn...  Read Full »

What is the right time to have sex to prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor. I feel embarrassed for asking this, but I see lots of different opinions on this. Are the first five to ten days when the period starts a safer time to prevent pregnancy? Is it less likely to get pregnant? Someone told me it was most fertile. I was also having sex with clothes on, I w...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fertile period depends totally on the length of your menstrual cycles. If you have a constant 28 days cycles, the most fertile days would be between Day 12 to Day 18 of your cycles. So normally, the egg release or the ovulation happens 14 days prior to your upcom...  Read Full »

What are the chances of getting pregnant three days after periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a query. I had protected intercourse 3 days after my period got over. My partner was wearing condom. He ejaculated outside me. Can i get pregnant ? When will we get pregnancy symptoms? I have heard that we will conceive only when we are ovulating? please help  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Pregnancy is possible only when you have unprotected sexual intercourse around ovulation (from 5-6days before ovulation till a day after ovulation). In a woman with cycles of 28-30 days, ovulation normally occurs on 14/15th day of cycle (day of start of menses counted as day one). From your desc...  Read Full »

What causes delay in periods and white discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, We had unprotected intercourse 13 days back. Her menses has been delayed for six days now. There is some white discharge from the vagina since 12 days and she is not having her periods still. We have checked for pregnancy yesterday through a strip test and it showed negative. Also, sh...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is evident that she was on day 21 or day 23 of her cycle when you had unprotected intercourse. As her menses have been regular consider that ovulation would have occurred by day 14. In that case ovulation would have dissoluted 13 days back and chances of pregnancy a...  Read Full »

Can Provera cause miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOS, and I missed my last two periods. Can I take Meprate or Deviry? In case I am pregnant, I want to keep the baby. Will these medicines cause abortion?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You can definitely take either of the medicines, they both are the same. They are both Medroxyprogesterone acetate, and it is the same hormone which is released from your ovaries in the second half of periods after ovulation. In PCOD (polycystic ovar...  Read Full »

Can rubbing penis on vagina on fifth day of period make me pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiance fingered and rubbed his dick on my vagina. There was no intercourse, no clue if there was semen or not on dick and fingers. I was on the fifth day of my periods. Bleeding stopped on the second day. I have a regular period cycle. Four days later I experienced white sticky muc...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Overall chances of pregnancy are less because it is considered safe period for 2 to 3 days after the period to have sex, but if ovulation occurred four days later, then there are some but again fewer chances of pregnancy. Usually, ovulation occurs on the 14th day of ...  Read Full »

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