Polycystic Ovarian Disease

Polycystic ovarian disease causes hormonal imbalance and affects women in their childbearing years. The common symptoms include irregular periods, heavy menstruation, hair growth on face and body, acne, male-pattern baldness, headaches, weight gain, and formation of dark patches of skin.

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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 »

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 »

How to reduce increased hair fall?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I want to know the reason behind my excessive hair fall. I have this issue for five years and now, it has become worse. Previously, I consulted a dermatologist before few days and he advised me to do a blood test. It was normal and so he did not give any medica...  Read Full »


Dr. John Bocachica

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a broad question and a broad topic to be discussed. I will try to answer it without knowing some details of your particular case. A wide range of conditions causes hair loss. The most common causes are pregnancy, thyroid disorders, and anemia. Other causes a...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get pregnant with polycystic ovaries?

Query: Hi doctor, I had irregular periods before marriage. After three months of marriage, my menstrual cycle was regular. My last period was three months before. I felt I was pregnant and checked with the pregnancy test kit. It was negative. With a doctor consultation, I took an abdominal scan it shows I...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. The most accurate and confirmatory test for pregnancy is the scan that your doctor has done. If the pregnancy does not show up in the scan, then there is no pregnancy. But if you are still not sure, you can either send me the scan report, and I will clarif...  Read Full »

Kindly advise the next course of action by going through my wife's reports.

Query: Hi doctor, This is regarding my wife, who is 34 years old. She has a gynecological problem of heavy menstrual bleeding, which will last for 7 to 8 days. She has this issue for quite some time. Though we have consulted our doctor, nothing could be concluded. She even used to take Pause 500. But, thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the history and details that suggest excessive bleeding or menorrhagia and frequent bleeding or polymenorrhea (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, frequent and excessive bleeding will lead to loss of blood, depletion of stores and ...  Read Full »

Why is my bleeding not stopping even after taking Pause-MF tablet?

Query: Hello doctor, A month back, I had spotting, but I started to bleed the next month but not stopped. I take paused Tablet Pause-MF for three days which I took twice daily, and I have the polycystic ovarian disease. Two years back, I had the same complaint, and my doctor suggested Tablet Ovral L. One ...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) is a hormonal condition in which there are irregular periods. Sometimes there is a very little hormone for a cycle to go through and there is reduced bleeding, spotting, or even absence of periods. This can be followed by a perio...  Read Full »

Can polycystic ovaries affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a transvaginal ultrasound lately to see if something is wrong with me due to my delayed or irregular menstruation period. The ultrasound yielded the following diagnosis: Intact endometrium. Polycystic ovaries. Myoma nodule. What do these findings mean? Will these have any eff...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Katarya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, your ultrasound is suggestive of 1. Myoma nodule but is very small in size. No treatment is required until it increases in size to up to 3 cm or more. For this, just a follow-up scan is required. Moreover, these myomas are usually associated with heavy menstru...  Read Full »

Why are my periods light and last only for a day?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. For the last six months, I have experienced menstrual irregularity. Often light periods which last only for one day. I took homeo medicine for one month in the following four months, but no considerable change was experienced. I last spotted a line of menstrual...  Read Full »


Dr. Saloni Manwani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This looks like polycystic ovaries. It is a common lifestyle disorder, which is aggravated by stress and a sedentary lifestyle. You will need to get a sonography done to confirm it. A healthy lifestyle with aerobic exercise will help reduce weight loss will also reverse...  Read Full »

Can kidney stones not show up on ultrasound?

Query: Hi doctor, The impression I got from USG are bilateral prominent renal pelvicalyceal system and minimal POD collection. Can I know what this actually means?  Read Full »


Dr. Saloni Manwani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bilateral prominent renal pelvicalyceal system basically means slight widening of the area where ureters open into the kidney. Do you have any history of kidney or uretric stones? If so, it could be due to that. Minimal POD collection could be just fluid that gets coll...  Read Full »

Can you get pregnant from semen on the bedsheet?

Query: Hi doctor,Before two months, I took I-pill within two hours of sex as my protection got ruptured. At that time, my periods came before a week of my expected date. After 25 days, I did sex and took an I-pill on that day again. After that, I started to have withdrawal bleeding after a week and it cont...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. For getting pregnant, sperms are needed to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female. These sperms have to fertilize the egg. The fertilized egg has to be implanted into the uterus of the female. When these actions happen successfully, the...  Read Full »

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