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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What could be the reason for bleeding on the 12th day after taking the contraceptive pill?

Query: Hello doctor, A 25 year old girl with a known complaint of PCOD since a month had unprotected intercourse on the 18th of last month. It was her 14th day of menses. She took Unwanted-72 within one hour of the act. She had bleeding on the 30th. The bleeding lasted for three days. Now, the question is,...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is her normal period if she had proper bleeding. But, if the bleeding was slight, then ask her to do a pregnancy test. She should have her next period around the end of this month. But, since shed has PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), there can be a delay in he...  Read Full »

Will Deviry help in getting periods after intercourse?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old girl suffering from pcod for 6 years. I had an intimate relationship three months back. But he just rubbed on my pussy with his cock. We tried for intercourse and it was painful. The penis entered slightly and I did not have any semen secretion. I consulted a doctor for...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Bleeding after stopping Deviry (Medroxyprogesterone acetate) takes around two to seven days. Since it has only been two days of stopping Deviry, please wait for another five days for the periods to start. Also, getting pregnant from the sex...  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 »

I have PCOD, severe menstrual cramps, and PCOD symptoms. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have PCOD, due to which I have delayed periods, severe and uncontrolled menstrual cramps, and mood swings. Also, I feel anxious and tired all the time. Please help me find a solution to this problem.  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. I see your ultrasound report is suggestive of polycystic ovarian appearance and you also have delayed periods so the diagnosis of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is made by this (attachment removed to protect...  Read Full »

I am a 32-year-old mother diagnosed with PCOD. What can I do to reduce my weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old mother of a 3-year-old boy diagnosed with PCOD. My periods are irregular, and I am overweight and unable to lose weight. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sabita Laskar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As you probably know, PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is a faulty lifestyle disorder. Most commonly associated with overweight. Before trying out any medications, you must try to lose weight. There is nothing impossible if you have stron...  Read Full »

I skipped my periods. Is it due to PCOD or pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. I have a PCOD issue. My periods which were due before 17 days, were delayed. Now I have morning sickness and cannot eat something sweet. I am tired with mild crampings on the right side and sometimes in the upper and lower back. I am taking Folic acid and Thyro...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chance of pregnancy depends on when you have unprotected sex. The period may be late for many reasons, including anxiety and stress. In your case, it may be due to PCOD or a thyroid problem. If it was in the middle of the cycle, repeat urine pregnancy test ...  Read Full »

When to take a pregnancy test for the most accurate results?

Query: Hello doctor,My period cycle is usually 30 to 32 days. Today, I am on the 35th day and still have not got my periods. I took a home pregnancy test, and both were negative. Should I take a blood test? Will it be able to give me the right hCG count if I take it this week?  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no need to do a blood test now. Wait for a week. If you do not get your periods after a week, do a blood test. It could be a delayed ovulation causing delayed cycles. If pregnancy test was negative, you can get an ultrasound done to rule out causes like po...  Read Full »

I used contraceptive pills two months back and got a period-like blood flow five days after withdrawal bleeding. Is it normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOD and thyroid disorder, and my hemoglobin level is 8.8 gm/dL. Two months back, I used Intimacy plus 3 contraceptive pills, and withdrawal bleeding started mid-the same month and ended after five days. I stopped using contraceptive pills two days after the bl...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to what you have mentioned, as you have stopped taking the pills, it can lead to irregular bleeding for a few days, and also, as you have a history of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), this can lead to irregular bleeding and cycles. I suggest you not worry ...  Read Full »

Why are my periods so messed up?

Query: Hello doctor, I have discussed a lot with you about this issue before. Since I last asked for advice, my periods have still been messed up. They seem to come every six weeks and yet nothing really on the pad. I only see blood when I go to the toilet and urinate. The flow of my period must be very ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The current irregularity in your menses since the last one year and the occasional passage of clots indicate a possibility of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). This can be evaluated with a hormonal profile including FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone), LH (luteinizing...  Read Full »

I had protected intercourse. Should I be concerned about pregnancy if I had spotting after the periods?

Query: Hi doctor,I had protected intercourse. I have PCOD and irregular periods. I took tablet Deviry for five days and got my period after three days. It lasted for a day and had spotting after four days. Should I be concerned about pregnancy?  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.There is no chance for pregnancy as it was protected intercourse. The irregular periods and spotting can be due to the menstrual cycle.   Read Full »

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