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 long should Kazharchi Kaai powder be taken for PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor,As I have PCOD problem and also cyst, I take tablets for period. My friend suggested Kalachikai powder. I used it for 30 days continuously, but no use. How many days should I take that powder and how to overcome this problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Kumar

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), powder Kalachikai has a good effect, but the duration of treatment is long (more than three months). For proper evaluation of disease, please go for USG whole abdomen and other investigations. If the size and number of cysts ar...  Read Full »

Can Provera cause miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOS, and I missed my last two periods. Can I take Meprate or Deviry? In case I am pregnant, I want to keep the baby. Will these medicines cause abortion?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You can definitely take either of the medicines, they both are the same. They are both Medroxyprogesterone acetate, and it is the same hormone which is released from your ovaries in the second half of periods after ovulation. In PCOD (polycystic ovar...  Read Full »

I have missed periods for two months. Is it due to polycystic ovarian disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I have missed periods for two months. I am trying to conceive but the test is negative. I have bilateral polycystic ovaries. Is there any problem? I am taking tablets for pregnancy.  Read Full »


Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. Given that you have a condition of bilateral polycystic ovaries, chances are you are having a polycystic ovarian disease. Besides polycystic ovaries, you may be suffering from hyperandrogenism, basically high level of androgen hormones which...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to use Diane pills for polycystic ovary?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old with the polycystic left ovary. I have been taking Diane pills (Cyproterone Acetate or EthinylEstradiol) for about three years now. I would like to ask if it is okay for long term use? I mean does it have any severe complications of side effect on prolonged use? And I t...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diane pill is a fourth generation OCP (oral contraceptive pill), that is, an advanced generation pill. Apart from its contraceptive use, it is more often used for its wonderful non contraceptive use. As it is an OCP, it will definitely prevent pregnancy. For a young gir...  Read Full »

I took three I-pills within two weeks. Will it have any side effects?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old woman. I took three I-pill tablets within two weeks. Will it have any side effects? Are my chances of pregnancy low? Also, I have polycystic ovaries. Waiting for your answer.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I-pill should not be taken more than once in a cycle. If you need to take it three times within two weeks, then it is better to take regular contraceptive pills for three weeks and repeat after a week gap. It will treat your polycystic disease and prevent pregnancy. ...  Read Full »

Can I take an emergency pill if I am taking medicines for PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25 year old female, diagnosed with PCOD. Since last week, I am taking tablet Normoz for that. I had unprotected sex today, that is, on the 14th day of my menstrual cycle. I took the Unwanted-72 pill within one hour. What are the chances of conceiving? Can I get pregnant? Plea...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As you took Unwanted-72 within one hour of unprotected sex, the chance of pregnancy is almost nil. So, wait and watch for your menses. Hope you found this useful. Good luck. For more information consult an ...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant with only one matured follicle?

Query: Hi doctor, I had PCOD. Please check my scan report and explain it. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem. Are you taking any medicine? Are you trying for pregnancy? The report shows that you have a mature follicle in the left ovary which may rupture in one or two days, so you have to continue the scan. Revert back with the answers to the above questi...  Read Full »

I had my periods after 2 months and now am having periods for 18 days now. Please help.

Query: Hi, My age is 21 years. I had my periods after 2 months and now I am having periods for 18 days now. Though there is no pain or heavy flow, I am worried. Please help.   Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have told I can see that you are suffering from irregular periods without menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea. Though I suspect your condition could be because of PCOD, there are many causes for such problems Irregular periods may cause infertility also. So, you ...  Read Full »

My teenage sister does not have a period from almost a year. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My younger sister who is 15 years and 5 months had her first period last year and again had her second period a month later. But, after that, she did not have her periods at all. We consulted a gynecologist who suggested an ultrasound. The report reveals a small uterus 53.3 by 19.9 mm...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your sister could be having polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It is a metabolic problem which is quite common these days. This is not a disease per se related to the ovaries but, to the whole metabolism of the body. This usually manifests as irregular cycles, ex...  Read Full »

Will my PCOD get cured with homeopathy treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PCOD for about 15 years. I have all symptoms of pcod and irregular periods problem. I had one miscarriage 5 years ago due to cervical incompetence. I just started taking Kalarchi choornam for 48 days and facing some side effects. My body is developing heat and I have got some ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kalarchi choornam can be continued for a minimum of 3 months and to a maximum of 6 months. The heat and pimples might be due to PCOD itself. Some people develop flatulence (gas trouble) due to Kalarchi choornam. This can be prevented by consuming the drug along with (or a...  Read Full »

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