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 sperm pass through the clothes?

Query: Hi doctor, Can semen seep through the guy's underwear and jeans, followed by the girl's jeans and underwear, and get her pregnant? The guy's jeans were not wet. But let us assume even if it was just slightly wet, can that wetness seep through the girl's jeans and underwear and result in pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Firstly let me assure you that with the information presented by you, there is no chance of any pregnancy, and you are safe. Now let me explain the process of pregnancy to you. For getting pregnant, the sper...  Read Full »

What are the chances of getting pregnant on the 10th of the cycle?

Query: Hello doctor, After finishing one pack of combination pills (21 Tablets), I forgot to start another pack on the 8th day. So I started a new pack on the 10th day. We had intercourse on the 10th day, and I took ECP (Unwanted 72) after 42 hours of intercourse. Is there any chance of getting pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, I can say that you have no chance of pregnancy at all. Points in favor of my saying so are - 1. Usually, ovulation occurs 14 days prior to the period. So the average of 13 to 18 th day of the period is the highest chance for pregnancy. The life o...  Read Full »

I have PCOD. How to predict ovulation time?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a medical abortion before three months. I have PCOD problem. I took Ubiphene tablet in after three months from day 2 of my period. I took a follicular scan on day 10th, and I was found to have a cyst in my RO measuring 3.8 cm and two follicles in my LO measuring 1.0 cm and 0.8 cm. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have got PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), it is very difficult to say the dominant follicle in your case. Usually, it is the dominant follicle that releases the ovum on day 14th of your cycle. As per your scan, it seems that all the things are not dominant follic...  Read Full »

When are there high chances of getting pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I had unsafe sex with my fiance. Now so much scared about the after-effects. We did not do any deep intercourse, then I ejaculated outside, but still, I have tension. Will she get pregnant, and how to know that? And how do we avoid pregnancy? It is already two days, what will we do?Plea...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me give you few facts about getting pregnant. Usually, ovulation occurs around 13 to 14th day of periods. Fourteen days after ovulation, you get periods, if not pregnant. The highest chance of pregnancy occurs 2 to 3 days before and after that day of ovulation. If ...  Read Full »

I have done an aspiration abortion a month back. Can I still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an aspiration abortion at five weeks of pregnancy about a month ago. The day after the procedure all my pregnancy symptoms went away. I started birth control two days later. I just ended my first period a week ago. I am currently on the birth control pill Aviane. I have not had s...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What you got is not a period but a withdrawal bleeding caused by finishing of contraceptive pills. Your symptoms may be due to the¬†effect of the pills. Though rare pregnancy may continue even after aspiration and even in the presence of bleeding. To get rid of the anxiet...  Read Full »

Will an inappropriate way of using condoms lead to pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a male. My partner and I had sex on the 5th of this month and used a condom. However, a couple of hours before this, I ejaculated (non-sexual intercourse) and then peed after. While putting on the condom for sex, I put it on the wrong way first and then put it on the right way. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Katarya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For conception to occur, there are several things that should be there. First, sex should be done during the fertile period of the cycle. Second, there should be sperm ejaculation into the vagina. The third, it should be in the ovulation period. Especially five da...  Read Full »

Can a breastfeeding mother take I-pill?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a breastfeeding mother of a 1.2-year-old baby. Three months back, I took I-pill. I want to know what is the necessity of taking I-pill as I do not want pregnancy.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Katarya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A lactating or a breastfeeding mother is highly fertile due to disturbing hormones and the cycles. Periods are also not regular post-delivery. It is advised to always use a precaution for sexual intercourse until you breastfeed your child as ovulation is not expected...  Read Full »

How long can periods delay after taking emergency pills?

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend and I had sex fifteen days after her periods. After unprotected sex, I gave her an Unwanted 72. After 20 minutes of unprotected sex, how much percent are the chances of getting pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will surely help you. See, for getting pregnant, sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female. These sperms then need to fertilize an egg that is then required to be implanted in the uterus of the female. When all this h...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor,I had protected intercourse after three days of getting my periods. My partner was wearing condoms. He ejaculated outside me. Can I become pregnant? When can I have pregnancy symptoms? I heard that conception is possible in women only when we have sex in the ovulation period. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pregnancy is possible only when you have unprotected sexual intercourse around ovulation. You can have sex from five to six days before getting ovulation and follow it till the day after ovulation. In a woman having a cycle of 28 to 30 days, ovulation normally occur...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get spotting on due date of the period, even after getting pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I had condom sex a week before, and then I had my period 12 days late. Are there any chances of me getting pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concerns. The chances of getting pregnant with the use of protection (condom) are less than 1 %, and chances become negligible when you get your period on the due date. We need to understand that on the day of you having sex, you ...  Read Full »

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