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 have unexpected bleeding with color changes at night and in the morning during my ovulation. What can cause this?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to get pregnant and have been testing with a digital ovulation test kit. I have noticed that it shows high fertility for the past six days, but no peak yet. But right now, I bleed like I do during my period. What could be going on? Could this be ovulation bleeding? Also, I obs...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concern. High fertility is seen a few days before and after ovulation. It is during this period you can conceive. It detects by measuring the hormonal levels, which can be disturbed by any physiological mechanism, and ...  Read Full »

I had two missed carriages, and my average period was 26 days, but now it is irregular. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, We got married two years back, and we planned for pregnancy after one year. In between, I had two missed carriages, and my average period was 26 days, but now it is irregular. My period has been irregular for the last two months. Why is my period irregular, and when will my next ovulation...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It would be best if you had a complete evaluation for irregular menstruation. Please do the following tests: 1) Urine routine and culture test. 2) Pap smear of vaginal discharge for microbiology and others. 3) Thyroid profile. 4) Complet...  Read Full »

Why do I get spotting during ovulation period?

Query: Hi doctor, In the ovulation phase, I am getting light spotting for the last 4 days. I am looking to conceive but I have PCOS. Is spotting be a sign of pregnancy? Our doctor suggested Meftal-Spas for relieving pain and bleeding. I have seen that during pregnancy this medicine should not be used. I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When is your last menstrual period (LMP)? What is the ultrasound abdomen report? Are you on any oral contraceptive medication? Above you told just spotting and again you told bleeding which is the correct one? How many days cycle is yours? What about thyroid profile,...  Read Full »

Though my husband pulled out of me in time are there chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I had sex on the 1st, and my period due date is on the 5th. Though my husband did not cum in me, and he pulled out in time still, are there chances of pregnancy? My cycle is a regular one otherwise. I am just getting tensed. Please advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is your safe period. So, the chance of pregnancy is very remote.   Read Full »

I had headaches and abdominal cramps after my ovulation test, which was positive. When will I get my next periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I stopped taking the pill eight months ago, and I got withdrawal bleeding around the end of that month for four days. Then I had bleeding the next month again for four days. So, according to the online period calendar, my next period should be on the second month of the year, but I had un...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Hormonal medications can disturb menstruation, and if the body is prone to hormonal imbalance, it could take a longer time to cover both effects. So, I suggest you to follow the instructions mentioned below, 1. Ge...  Read Full »

My menstrual cycle is usually 40 days, and I have had sex around the 15th to 20th day of the menstrual cycle. Are there any chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I have frequent urination problem and have been trying to conceive. I also have swollen breasts and a dark line from my belly button to my vagina. However, I had done a beta hCG blood test on the 28th day of my menstrual cycle and got a value of 0.31 mlU/mL. My cycle length is 40 days...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to what you have described, your menstrual cycle lasts 40 days which means that the day of ovulation is around the 26th day of your menstrual cycle. So the chances of you being pregnant are very less. The symptoms can be due to urinary or vaginal infection,...  Read Full »

Can my wife be pregnant as we had sex on the seventh day after her period?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my wife on the seventh day after her menses cycle. Can she become pregnant? Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no chance of her getting pregnant. Usually, a lady has an ovulation around the 12th to the 16th day of her periods with the first day of bleeding being the day one of her periods. Life of the egg is 24 hours only and that of the sperm is 72 hours. So, defini...  Read Full »

Are my symptoms those of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25-year-old married female trying to become a mother. I have left-sided pelvic pain, frequent urination, and vaginal discharge. My last menses was on the fourth of this month. Can you tell me if these symptoms are related to pregnancy?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? If your periods are regular, then ovulation will occur on the day 12 to 16 of your cycle. So, if your period was on the fourth, ovulation can occur anywhere between the 15th to the 19th. After the ovulation occurs, the sperm will meet the egg in ...  Read Full »

I am a 26-year-old female with menstrual irregularities, and I got my periods on the 42nd day of my menstrual cycle. Can I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old, and I am suffering from PCOD. I started taking the tablet Letrozole on the second day of my period. During the follicle study, three follicles were detected, so the doctor prescribed an injection of Sifasi Aqua 10000 IU. The follicles remained even after taking the i...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Your symptoms are suggestive of hormonal imbalances caused by the anovulatory cycle. Generally, ovulation occurs on the 14th day of 28 days cycle. As your cycle is of 42 days, it may occur around the 18th ...  Read Full »

Even though I am on birth control injections, am I still ovulating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am on Depo birth control injection, and I was prescribed Medroxyprogesterone to induce my periods. Does not that mean my body is ovulating even though I am on birth control?  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. No, you are not ovulating. Let me explain. The progesterone hormone level is very high when on Depo birth control injection. This will suppress the normal rise in hormones, due to which your follicles will not de...  Read Full »

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