Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the period from the formation of an embryo in a female womb till childbirth. It is also called gestation period, and it usually lasts for 40 weeks from the last menstrual period. The symptoms of pregnancy include missed periods, nausea, vomiting, implantation bleeding, and breast tenderness.

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Had sex after four days of her period. Is there a chance of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, We had sex after four days of her period. What is the chance of pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chance of pregnancy usually depends upon menstrual cycle and period flow days. Usually ovulation occurs 14 days before next period date. That is 8th to 16th day of menstrual cycle are the most fertile days. If you had sex four to five days before and t...  Read Full »

How do earlier anembryonic pregnancy affect the next pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is currently 6 weeks pregnant. On USG the following have been found: Uterus is bulky. Well formed gestational sac with a living embryo is there. Yolk sac is seen. CRL=.500 cm Heart rate of embryo 121 bpm Ovaries are normal in size. As prescribed by the doctor, she is taking ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I see everything is absolutely fine, nothing to worry about. When the baby comes into the uterus, the mother's body has a lot of changes, most important is the excessive blood flow throughout the body. This is required as the baby is a fast growing life. It needs a lot of...  Read Full »

Can listeria infection result in fatal complications in a baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 18 weeks pregnant. Last night we went out for dinner and she ordered a shrimp cocktail. The shrimp seems a bit off and so she only ate 3 or 4 then we returned them. She also felt a little unwell the next morning, but she had no fever. Her temperature was 34.5 degree Celsius....  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. Listeria infection (through listeria contaminated food) is as such rare but if it does occur it is usually fatal for the baby. I am not trying to scare you. If you really feel that the shrimp might be undercooked and your wife did hav...  Read Full »

What causes sharp pain near lower abdomen in a pregnant woman?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 31 years and she is in her sixth month of pregnancy. For past one week, she is feeling mild pain in her left thigh region near to lower abdomen. Yesterday, she experienced sporadically sharp pain especially while she got up from chair in office and difficulty while walking. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may be ligament pain. So, she should avoid lifting weights and climbing stairs. For pain, she can apply Volini gel (Diclofenac) and take Paracetamol. But, if pain increases then better to see a doctor. For further doubts consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online...  Read Full »

Can you get pregnant if you had sex two days before periods?

Query: Hi doctor, We had sex before 2 days of her period. She had a pill after 64 hours. She got her periods but it has been continuing for six days. What is the chance of pregnancy? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If she has resumed her menses then there is no chance of pregnancy. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist  Read Full »

What is the chance of sacroiliitis getting worse after delivery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with Sacroiliitis caused by AS and hypermobility, which I manage without tablets, and by doing exercises, stretching and seeing an osteopath once a month to prevent flare-ups. I have also been refered to a rheumatologist with suspected fibromyalgia and I am still...  Read Full »


Dr. Catherine Bevington

Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To answer your questions in turn, yes, that will be fine to see a rheumatologist, they should be able to help you. It is hard to say how pregnancy will affect sacroiliitis. Some people improve during pregnancy and some people worsen but there are things that can be ...  Read Full »

What is the chance of getting pregnant with precum while ovulating?

Query: Hello doctor, I and my partner had sex yesterday. We were using condoms but he had changed the condom three times already. On the last one, he took it out because he felt like he needed to ejaculate but it went away after he had pulled out. He then asked me to masturbate him and he ejaculated a lit...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right to state that if the condom was torn, there may have been some precum gone inside the vagina and even that can make you pregnant unless your partner is absolutely sure about it. You can choose to take the emergency contraceptive pill within 72 hours of...  Read Full »

What if the umbilical cord is wrapped around my baby's neck?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an ultrasound scan of the uterus done in 32nd week of my pregnancy, and the report says the cord is around the neck (type A). Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cord around the baby's neck is common in pregnancy. There are two types of this condition, type A and type B. Type A is very common and this usually disentangles on its own. Type B is a little serious issue and requires attention. Type B may form a true knot ar...  Read Full »

What are the chances of pregnancy after withdrawal bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee and I had unprotected sex last week, and she took an I-pill within six hours of the intercourse. She got withdrawal bleeding or spotting today. Is there any chance of her getting pregnant? I was just worried. Please respond as soon as possible.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Verma

Fetal Medicine Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question and understood the concerns. I-pill when taken within 24 hours of unprotected intercourse, prevents pregnancy in 95 to 98 % cases. She is having withdrawal bleeding due to the hormonal effect of the pill. There is nothing t...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to take Heparin for low protein S during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 7 months pregnant and my first pregnancy was a missed abortion. During this pregnancy, I underwent tests like thrombophilia profile and protein S antigen test in which my protein S levels were found low: 58% according to protein S antigen and 32.90% as per protein S functional te...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Geriatrician, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: 1. Protein S antigen levels are borderline, however the functional activity level is a bit low. 2. This increases the risk of clotting, which is always increased in pregnancy. 3. To reduce anticoagulants like Heparin ...  Read Full »

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