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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I have not got periods for three years. Can I have PCOD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old female with two kids. The first child is seven years old and the second child is four years old. I was getting an injection for three months after my second child was born. I got it for a year and stopped it because it made me feel sick. Then I started noticing that I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to the medicines and the description of your symptoms, it appears that you have a polycystic ovarian disease. In this small cysts are formed in the ovaries resulting in hormonal imbalance. This causes delayed periods and even absence of periods for some time. ...  Read Full »

I suffer from PCOD with irregular cycles even after having a child. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from PCOD from my puberty for about 16 years. I am blessed with a 2 year old kid after an IUI. Still, I have irregular cycle and the flow is heavy.  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your hemoglobin level is normal and you do not want pregnancy now, then no need to do anything for your PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), because it is not harming your body. You can take some medicines for reducing your flow during menses. And if you want regular cy...  Read Full »

Can I get my periods correctly from the next cycle?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a medical abortion about two months back. Last month, I did not get my natural periods. So, this month I took the tablet Primolut N and got my period. I took FSH and LH test and it was in 1:1 ratio. On the 12th day of my LMP, I took a follicular scan. There was no follicle seen ...  Read Full »

Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Polycystic ovary syndrome may lead to a lack of ovulation or delayed ovulation. So, lack of ovulation on the 12th day of the last menstrual period does not mean that ovulation will not happen this month, it may be just delayed. I suggest that you follow up the ovulation...  Read Full »

Do stress and restlessness cause a delay in periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I had PCOD and took homeopathy medicine, after which my periods started getting regular. I got engaged about two months back and I got married last month. I took pills during my engagement and marriage time to advance my periods. I got my period on 14th each month after taking the pil...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get a urine pregnancy test done with early morning urine sample to ensure that you are not pregnant. It depends upon when you have ovulated. If the pregnancy test is negative, then there is nothing to worry about. Usually, the cramps and discomfort could be becau...  Read Full »

Is it good to donate eggs while having PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 32 years old and unmarried. I am a patient of PCOD. I also have a family history of breast cancer. My father's sister had breast cancer recently. I am in a very big financial crisis. So, one of my friends suggested me to donate eggs. Will it be risky if I donate my eggs only once...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A single cycle of ovulation induction for egg donation and then, possibly in the future for yourself would not increase your chance of breast or ovarian cancer. The heredity for a woman is decided from her maternal background and not from the father's side. So, if...  Read Full »

Can PCOD affect our mental health?

Query: Hi doctor,I have PCOD for three years. Currently, I did not get periods for four months and took tablets for it. I followed some home remedies to resolve PCOD but it does not help me. I feel suffocated mentally. The incidents that happen around me make me question everything. I do not know what to d...  Read Full »

Dr. Siva Anoop Yella


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understood your problems regarding your mental health and physical health. You need to consult a gynecologist for PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) so that you can get better help for it. According to the symptoms you described, it looks like you are suffering from de...  Read Full »

Can I use Ovral G to reduce the symptoms of PCOS?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to take birth control pills. I have bought Ovral L and Ovral G. I have been diagnosed with PCOS before four months and I am exercising regularly. Till last month, my period was regular. Is it safe to take a birth control pill after sex? Can a birth control pill be used as an ...  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The contraceptive pill should be taken on the first day of the cycle. When you experience menstrual bleeding, you can start the pill. After seven days, the intercourse is safe. I will not recommend contraception to be used as an emergency pill. I recommend you take Ovra...  Read Full »

How to treat linea nigra?

Query: Hello doctor, My period was late by five days this month. I was really worried, but it came later. I noticed a squeezing feeling in my abdomen sometimes during my period. My flow was normal, not too heavy, with moderate pain in my lower back and waist. But I noticed something and worried it might b...  Read Full »

Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from anxiety about a pregnancy-related line called the linea alba. According to the picture provided here (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the picture quality is not ...  Read Full »

Why do I have severe hair fall, irregular periods, and brown discoloration?

Query: Hello doctor, I have chronic hives. Also, I have heavy hair fall, irregular periods, brown discoloration and rough texture on my legs. Dermatologists said it is eczema. After applying the cream he suggested, eczema has improved, but still, the discoloration is there. In thyroid function test, the t...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Actually, all of your symptoms, such as hair fall, irregular periods, and acne, are associated with PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), which is very common in females, and it can be treated accordingly or sometimes heal on its own. Another reason for your symptoms ...  Read Full »

Will semen spillage outside the vagina result in pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old female. My partner and I used a condom while having sex. But while removing it, the condom came off his penis, and semen spilled over my vagina (outside). Since we were worried about this, I took an I-pill in the morning approximately 12 hours after intercourse. Could...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. For getting pregnant, the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female. The sperm then need to fertilize an egg (available in the ovulation cycle). The fertilized egg then needs to be implante...  Read Full »

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