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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I am trying to conceive, but I noticed a creamy white watery discharge after ovulation. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am trying to conceive. But about a week after ovulation, I started noticing a creamy white watery discharge on my underwear. I had never experienced anything like this, not even when I got my menses. I am experiencing abdominal tightness today, and my menses are not due. I do not know...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have described you are trying for conception. The menstrual cycle is made up of hormones, and conception occurs with the help of these hormones and pregnancy. All hormones have side effects as well. Most of the symptoms, like engorged breast, and abdominal tightn...  Read Full »

When is it safe to have sex to avoid pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, When is it safe to have sex without getting pregnant?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is easier to tell a safe period of having sex in a regular cycle than in an irregular cycle. Having sex outside the fertile period is less susceptible to pregnancy or conception. In 28 days normal cycle, eight to thirteen is the most likely fertile period, so it is ...  Read Full »

How do I tell if I am ovulating?

Query: Hello doctor, What are the signs of ovulation? Can I get pregnant if I had unprotected sex using the withdrawal method? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Several signs indicate ovulation is occurring. Some of the most common signs include: 1. A slight increase in basal body temperature. 2. Mild cramping or a twinge on one side of the lower abdomen. 3. A noticeable ...  Read Full »

When can I take an hCG injection for fertility treatment and when will I ovulate after taking the injection?

Query: Hi doctor, My day ten scan shows three dominant follicles, one is 19 mm, the second is 20 mm, and the third is 14 mm. Since my husband is not available on day ten, he will be available on day 12th night. When should I take the hCG 5000 IU injection? When will I ovulate after taking the injection? Wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I suggest you take the injection on day 11 evening. Ovulation usually occurs 24 to 36 hours after taking the injection. Varies from person to person. So on day 12th night, you can contact your husband, and also on day 13th morning. Hope thi...  Read Full »

How to know my ovulation date if the period of my menstruation cycle varies?

Query: Hi doctor,When should I expect ovulation to occur if my cycles are different each month? It has been ranging from 31-35 days. We are trying to conceive, and I take prenatal vitamins every day. We use Pre-seed lubricant and have been trying for eight months now with no luck. Can I have some advice on...  Read Full »

Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Generally, the rule of thumb is that ovulation takes 14 days before the next periods. In your case, you can take an average of your last three cycles and check with ovulation kit available in the market, starting from two days before two days after the extrapolated date...  Read Full »

Is cervical mucus an important criteria for fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive. I have very less cervical mucus. Am I infertile? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Consistency of cervical mucus is not a criterion for infertility.   Read Full »

The doctor cannot find the baby's heartbeat. Should I be concerned?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 49 days pregnant. Today we met our doctor. He said that the fetal size is 0.63 cm, but still, there is no heartbeat felt. The doctor asked us to wait for one more week. Is it normal? Please clarify my doubt. My wife is worried about this. This is our second baby.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Your doctor has given you the right advice. You are calculating the gestational age as per her last periods. But let me tell you that you can never predict when her ovulation was. There are two possibilities: Either the baby is still small and ...  Read Full »

How soon can I have a baby after an early miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an early miscarriage at five weeks of pregnancy. I would like to know my ovulation days and if I am physically fit now. I wish to get a baby soon after this.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? The ovulation day is determined based your periods duration. For a lady with 28 days cycle, ovulation will be on day 14, that is 14 days before periods. So if your cycle is regularly 30 days, ovulation is on Day 15, and so on. The first day of ble...  Read Full »

I took BC pills for two months. Now I had a short period. Is it normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I took BC pills for two months. In the first month, I had what I think was a normal period of 27 days, lasting about four days in total. My husband and I tried to conceive the next month; however, I had what I thought was my period at around day 26. The first day was light spotting; th...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The problem here is your weight. Your BMI (body mass index) is more than 24 kg/m². If you have had a normal pregnancy previously, you will surely have another. Ovulation should occur on time; that is why you got your period. Any periods in 2...  Read Full »

My wife and I are trying hard to conceive a baby but no results. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I got married four months ago. My wife and I are of the same age 26. We both are really trying hard to conceive a baby, but it is not happening. Even though my wife says that the penis goes like 40 % into her but I feel it is full. Even the sperm goes into her every day, but no results yet...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. The successful conception is dependent primarily on two factors:1. The female has regular periods.2. The male has a normal semen analysis and good erection. Before proceeding to advanced staging you have to confirm to me that your wife ha...  Read Full »

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