Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD) affects women in their childbearing years and results in hormonal imbalance. Irregular and heavy periods, hair growth on face and body, male-pattern baldness, weight gain, etc., are the common symptoms.

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Will taking of Provera for irregular periods cause intermittent bleeding and spotting?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee has a history of irregular periods, and her periods gets delayed every month. Recently, her period got delayed for two weeks, so she took Provera for five days. After the second day of stopping Provera, she got her periods. On the second day of her bleeding, we got sexually ...  Read Full »

Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is very less chance of conceiving when a female is menstruating. In your case, there was no intercourse, so the chances are very less. But, we need to know the reason for spotting: Some hormonal imbalance. PCOD (polycystic ovary disease). Pregnancy, wh...  Read Full »

I gained weight, and there has been no ovulation after abortion since last year. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been unable to lose weight since abortion. I had an abortion one year ago. I gained 30 to 40 lbs in a short amount of months since discovering I was pregnant last year. I had an incomplete medical abortion at nine weeks three days one year ago. Since that, I have had six months of e...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Mam hormonal changes and PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) can lead to such unwanted weight gain. Most probably, it is associated with PCOD. Because PCOD is a common one and you have a history of the irregular me...  Read Full »

What is the natural way to increase endometrium lining thickness to get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to conceive. My endometrium lining is showing as 1.8 mm and follicles of left ovary is 9.4 mm on 8th day and 16.1 mm on 10th day of my menses. I would like to know why has my endometrium lining decreased to this extent? Nine months back, I was pregnant but it led to a miss...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. You have PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome) so your ovaries might be producing less of estrogen and more of testosterone. Also you may have other hormone problems. You need to do blood tests Hb (hemoglobin), fasting sugar, pr...  Read Full »

Do irregular food timings lead to weight gain in PCOD patients?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old unmarried woman with PCOD. I was diagnosed with PCOD eight years back. My height is 152 cm, and my current weight is 70 kg. I have been trying to lose weight for years. A few years back, my weight was 80 kg, and in the past one and a half years, I have been able to ...  Read Full »

Dr. Jignaba Zala

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are multiple factors in your case. as you have PCOD (poly-cystic ovarian disease), you have a hormonal imbalance that causes bloating, water retention, and weight gain. The second thing you are not physically active or do exercise. Third, your activities sched...  Read Full »

What is the treatment of thin endometrium?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 24-years-old. I have PCOD, and my endometrium is very thin. My ultrasound report shows the endometrium thick as 2.9 mm. The ultrasound was taken during my menses. What should I do to increase the endometrium thickness?Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. The endometrium thickness is fine as of now. As you said, you were menstruating, so 2.9 mm is acceptable for the menstruation period. But the presence of bilateral polycystic ovaries would need to be addressed and controlled (attachments remov...  Read Full »

Will PCOD cause a delay in periods for two months?

Query: Hi doctor, For two months, I did not get periods. Before, when I went to the doctor, they told me I have mild PCOD problems. Kindly guide me.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I request you to please share more details for better assessment and treatment. Delayed periods can be due to several reasons, like pregnancy, hormonal changes, certain medications, PCOS (polycystic ovarian synd...  Read Full »

Why do I have a delayed period for 2 months?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 22-year-old. I am not having my periods for two months. I have got my beta-hCG test. Please suggest medicine. I am attaching my reports. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have gone through the beta-hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) report attached by you (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and according to that, you should not be pregnant. I request you ...  Read Full »

Are tender breasts and light yellow discharge from nipples symptoms of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a PCOD problem, and every month I get late menstrual bleeding or no bleeding. I also did not get menstrual bleeding this month, but I doubt that I may be pregnant. I have mild pregnancy symptoms like cravings, back pain, and abdominal cramps. I have one new symptom that I have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. All the symptoms experienced by you are very nonspecific and can occur in premenstrual (one week before menstrual bleeding) or pregnancy. This is due to a reduction in estrogen and progesterone, which occurs towards the end of your menstrual cycle. Also, minimal yell...  Read Full »

Will nervousness cause problems during intercourse and prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old, and my wife is 29 years old. We are trying for a baby for the last eight to nine months, but no positive result yet. I do not drink. I smoke very rarely, one or two a day. She is having some PCOD problems. During ovulation days, I sometimes become very nervous and thus...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Only your semen analysis was present in the attached file (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The TVS (transvaginal ultrasound) is not seen. Let me explain to you about the semen analysis. Overall your semen analysis is normal (good count, good ...  Read Full »

Is pregnancy the only reason for delayed period?

Query: Hi doctorI had sexual intercourse with my wife. I inserted my penis into her vagina for few seconds. I did not ejaculate sperms inside. Now, she has missed her periods for five days from her usual date. Other than this, she does not have any other symptoms. Kindly suggest.   Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your wife is experiencing a delay in periods. It occurs due to several reasons like pregnancy, PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), obesity, and stress. But there is a possibility to have some release of sperms from your precum for few seconds. ...  Read Full »

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