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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 delayed periods after unprotected sex despite taking an I pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex, and I suffered from PCOD. I took I-pill within two hours. It is the ninth day and I had no periods yet. Is there any chance of pregnancy as I am facing back and stomach pain like that of periods. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern but we can predict your chance of pregnancy only if your ovulation time is known. I-pill (Levonorgestrel) is effective only if pregnancy is yet to occur if you had ovulation even before sex and the pill would not have had time to prevent...  Read Full »

Can amblyopia cause PCOD and obesity?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been dealing with a bit of a puzzle lately and I was hoping you could help me figure it out. So, when I was a kid, I was diagnosed with something called amblyopia by an eye doctor. Now, fast forward to today, and I am a 28-year-old woman dealing with a couple of other health issu...  Read Full »

Dr. Harshvardhan Deshpande

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Regarding PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) and obesity, they are interrelated and occur as a result of hormonal changes. A low-fat diet, daily exercise, and medications from a gynecologist will help you in controlling PCOD. On the other hand, amblyopia is a disorder o...  Read Full »

I have PCOD. Why do I have vaginal discharge and missed period?

Query: Hello doctor, I got my period last month on June 12. Now that I missed my period, my period will be regular. I found that I have PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), but the vaginal discharge lasted for a month, then suddenly it stopped, and my pants got wet alone. Sometimes, I feel some cramps in my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. PCOD is a congenital condition. I mean, it is genetically programmed; you get it from your parents. When you suddenly gain weight, this cholesterol is converted into the estrogen hormone. If I may simulate, have you se...  Read Full »

My periods delayed for five days, but the pregnancy test is negative. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female with a height of 5.2 feet. I am unmarried. My periods are delayed for five days, but the pregnancy test is negative. It is the first time I have had this issue and I am not under any medication. Please help me.   Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can fully understand your problem and will definitely help you. The delay in periods can be due to multiple reasons. First of all, if you do not have any history of irregular periods and you are sexually active, pregnancy can be a possible cause. You have already tes...  Read Full »

Why am I not pregnant despite ovulation induction?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. My height is 5'1" and my weight is 61 kg. I am a bit overweight. I have pcod problem. I got married 2 years back and I cannot get pregnant. I had Clomid and hCG injections twice. Both were failed. But, doctor said that my egg growth is good. I have attached my hormon...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The hormone reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) submitted are normal and the ultrasound seems fine. But, as there is no detail about the sizes of follicles reached during both cycles of ovulation induction it is difficult to make a comment here. Ho...  Read Full »

My ovulation test shows low fertility even on peak days. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My husband and I have been trying to conceive and I have been trying to track my ovulation and I should have it correct but every time I take my ovulation test it says I am at low fertility even on my peak day. I do not know if I am doing something wrong or what. I just need some guidan...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing? The single reason for all your problems like poor cycles, no ovulation, excessive bleeding is your weight. Your expected weight is 55 to 57 kg. You must be having PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). Extra weight is typically in the central part of the...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing brown discharge and irregular bleeding with PCO, and adenomyosis, despite having no intercourse. What could be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19-year-old female diagnosed with Polycystic ovary disease (PCOD) on my right ovary and adenomyosis. I currently do not take any medication for these conditions. I also have an irregular menstrual cycle. Recently, I have been experiencing brown discharge followed by the prese...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Given that there was no deep deposition of semen in the vagina, the chances of pregnancy are extremely low. Irregular periods can be attributed to various factors, including hormone imbalances caused by polycystic ovarian disease(PCOD), st...  Read Full »

Why is my periods irregular for the last six months?

Query: Hello doctor, My period has been off for the past six months, meaning my cycle will go from 31 days which is normal, up to 51 days. I did not get a period for two months and then I got one next month. It was fine when it came again a month later and then it came very late the month after, no period...  Read Full »

Dr. Sree Gouri. S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Irregular periods can occur due to many causes like anemia, hormonal imbalance like PCOD, thyroid disorders, etc. As you are having irregular periods for the past 6 to 7 months, better to consult your gynecologist once and get examined and go for investigations like hem...  Read Full »

I have dark vulva with smelly vaginal discharge. Is this due to PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a young teen of 16, and I am conscious of myself. I have found my vulva dark (almost dark brown). I sometimes have smelly vaginal discharge, but I guess it is normal as it does not cause any discomfort to me. I have been with symptoms of PCOD like sudden weight gain, surge in thyr...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Every female has a different vulva and you should not be conscious about your body. Vulva is normally more pigmented and it is absolutely normal. See if discharge is not associated with itching and burning then it is normal. Just practice good hygiene, change underpa...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for irregular periods and weight gain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25, married and sexually active. I suffered from PCOD for a while, took all sorts of allopathic and homeopathic medicines and when I got scanned two months ago, PCOD was not found. I thought this is the end of my problem but, still, my periods are irregular. Last time, I was late ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hello,Welcome to note that PCOD is not diagnosed by ultrasound. Kindly get thyroid profile, serum androsterone test, serum prolactin, serum testosterone, free androgen index, serum insulin, and fasting blood sugar test done. Start doing six sets of Surya Namaskar every day. Follow...  Read Full »

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