Ovulation Induction

Ovulation induction is when the process of ovulation (the release of a matured egg from the ovaries) is stimulated with the help of drugs. It is also used to encourage the development of ovarian follicles in the ovaries in cases of anovulation or oligoovulation. The medications used are Antiestrogen (Clomifene citrate, Tamoxifen) and Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH).

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I want to get pregnant very soon. Can I take clomid for ovalution?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to get pregnant very soon. Last year, when I was pregnant I missed it in three months. After that I am trying for the same. I am going through regular treatment with my gynecologist. I have done all tests and everything is fine. I am frustrated now. My partner did not undergo any t...  Read Full »


Dr. Veena Madhankumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have already conceived once, you will not have any problem. Semen analysis is mandatory. If it is normal then you can go for ovulation induction. For further information consult a childbirth educator online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/childbi...  Read Full »

How to get pregnant with PCOS naturally?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had PCOS on and off for more than eight years now. I have a 7 year old child, and I have been trying to conceive for the past six months with no results. I took Diane-35 for seven months and stopped it half a year ago as we started planning for my second baby. After stopping it...  Read Full »


Dr. Aparna M Sathawane

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ultrasonography report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows polycystic ovaries and nothing else. In my opinion, you should go for an ovulation induction from the day 2 of your periods, followed by follicle monitoring from day 10. It helps polycy...  Read Full »

Kindly help me to get conceived soon.

Query: Hello doctor, Last year, I gave birth to a baby boy, who died soon after birth. I am trying to conceive again, and I realized that my menstrual cycle has changed from being 28 days. Every month I tried to track my ovulation, but nothing happens. I do not know if you can help, but when I press my bre...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Sorry to hear about your previous loss. You are well within the age to have the next baby. But before you start trying, I would suggest you get evaluated why the baby died last time. Periods date plus and minus seven days is normal, so I feel your peri...  Read Full »

When is the appropriate time to take Clomid for conceiving?

Query: Hi doctor, My TVS report says endometrium thickness is 1.2 cm, few tiny cystic areas, two to three small nabothian cysts, in right ovary 10 to 12 small scattered follicle (largest of 0.5*0.4cm), in left ovary 10 to 12 scattered follicle, simple anechoic cysts 1.4*1.2 cm in left ovary function and m...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before taking Clomid (Clomifene), I would like to know: 1) Which day of the cycle was this scan done? 2) What day of the cycle are you in now? 3) What is the reason for Clomid intake? Fluid in POD (pouch of Douglas) and a cyst in your left ovary signifies that...  Read Full »

I have attached my reports. Kindly suggest if I can become pregnant.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. My height is 5'3", and weight is 57 kg. I got married for four years. I have an irregular period of 30 to 41 days cycle. I am trying desperately for baby from the last nine months, but there is no success. I did a follicular study last month, and they gave hCG 5000 IU ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering your high AMH levels (antimullerian hormone) and oligomenorrhea or irregular cycles, no hypothyroidism and hyperprolactinemia, you are likely to be a case of PCOD or PCOS - polycystic ovarian syndrome. Ideally, you should be getting your serum testosterone...  Read Full »

How to know my ovulation time while my menstrual cycle is changing?

Query: Hi doctor, My clear blue ovulation test said I was at peak the day of my period starting. My periods are somewhat regular at the moment, except this one coming earlier. I do not think I ovulate like a normal woman on a certain cycle day. I am just not sure what to do or what day to try to conceive....  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are at the peak of the day, your period started, then the test is wrong. Your periods are regular, so most of the time, you are ovulating. An occasional cycle may be erratic; it is quite common. You should check blood sugar PP (postprandial), TSH (thyroid-stimula...  Read Full »

Will PCOS delay pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old. My height is 5'4" and weight is 70 kg. We have been trying for pregnancy for a year. My husband's reports were all normal. I am having PCOS, but my periods are very regular. I am on Oxetol 300 mg for partial seizure since one year. I am also taking Metformin 500 mg t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having seen your PCOS reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is suggested that you should opt for controlled ovarian stimulation and intrauterine insemination procedure. It will increase your chance of conception by 20 percent as it would r...  Read Full »

Trying to conceive. For what purpose is Dronis given?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married 15 months back. From then I am trying to conceive. I am having irregular periods only after marriage. For the past two months, my period occurred in a gap of 45 days. When I consulted my doctor, I got to know it as PCOS. I am using B-long tablet in the morning, afternoon ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shruti Kainth Kaushal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As you told you are having irregular periods and you have been taking treatment for PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), it is good. For getting pregnant there are some treatment methods available, you have to take something for ovulation i...  Read Full »

I have PCOS. Will IVF help me get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have PCOS and have been trying to conceive for four months. My gynecologist put me on 500 mg of Metformin thrice a day and 10 day cycle of Medroxyprogesterone at the beginning of each month to force ovulation. The medication is working exactly as it should. I get my p...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation. Please, do not be so hard on her. I am sure it is not that she is not interested in diagnosing or treating you. However, you can wait for some more time before straight away jumping for IVF (in vitro fertilization). Patients with (p...  Read Full »

What is the side effect of ovary donation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am unmarried and 32 years old. I am having PCOD. One of my friends suggested me recently to donate eggs. I would like to ask is there any sort of side effects to my ovary. Will the hormone injections cause some side effects to my body? Or any damage to my pelvic organs? Will it affect...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think your concern here is oocyte harvesting where you can freeze your eggs for future use. Donate eggs means that you would like to give your eggs to a bank for being used by any other women who has been suffering from infertility if needed. As you are a case of PCO...  Read Full »

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