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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Is it good to take Ovasafe and Duphaston while planning for pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old and got married a year ago. I had a problem with water bubbles formed up in my uterus and causing irregular periods. I used Folvite and Cystelia 35 for three months. Now, the doctor has given the following tablets and informed that I could get pregnant if I use those...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to These medications are very safe. I suggest you Folic acid supplements, as it has to be taken three months before planning to for pregnancy. You can discontinue Ovasafe and Duphaston till you want to plan for pregnancy. But, you can continue Folic acid supplements. Even if...  Read Full »

Can Oxycodone affect the fetus if taken during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My last period was before a month. Yesterday, I took Oxycodone 15 mg. I realized that I am pregnant today. I got a positive result on the pregnancy test. I have taken opiates for pain before two days. I am planning to consult a doctor. But I want to know whether my fetus is fine.   Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have taken Oxycodone for pain. As it is your early pregnancy, do not take them on regular basis or like every day. I do not think that it would cause defects in the baby. You can take a scan and it is too early as of now. Kindly consult a doctor for changing you...  Read Full »

What can cause skin infection during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I am three months pregnant. I am suffering from a skin infection. I have skin rashes on my whole body. I consulted a gynecologist and she gave me Avil and Oldid cream. But still, there is no relief.   Read Full »

Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Venereologist, Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your history, you are concerned about skin rashes present during pregnancy. There are certain rashes and conditions that co-exist with pregnancy and it is completely hormonal and it subsides as the pregnancy hormone subsides. As you have consulted the gynecologist,...  Read Full »

Can bicornuate uterus result in fertility and pregnancy complications?

Query: Hi doctor,After undergoing HSG procedure, my results showed me that I have a bicornuate uterus or thick septum. Both fallopian tubes are patent. But there is an abnormal position of the uterine body. It can occur due to a cystic nodularity present in the right adnexa. It displaces the entire uterine...  Read Full »

Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed

Endocrinologist, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Usually, women do not require treatment for a bicornuate uterus. If there is a need, then a surgery called Strassman metroplasty is done. This surgery is recommended for women having repeated miscarriages. Usually, a bicornuate uterus will not affect fertility. But ...  Read Full »

Can sex result in miscarriage during early pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife recently got pregnant. We checked with my relative sister (who is a Gynecologist), and her report is attached in the documents. My wife is facing the below symptoms due to pregnancy: 1) Tiredness or fatigue. 2) Continous nausea-type feeling. 3) Lethargy. 4) Unable to eat pro...  Read Full »

Dr. Tinu Philip

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Congrats on your pregnancy. Though you have not mentioned clearly how many weeks of pregnancy, I assume it must be within the first 12 weeks as you have said she is recently pregnant. The symptoms of tiredness, nausea, lethargy, unable to eat are very common first t...  Read Full »

Are vomiting and diarrhea side effects of Anmum Materna milk?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. I got my last period before a month. Now, I took two pregnancy tests and it showed me a positive result. This is my first baby and I am taking Anmum Materna Q+ milk. After taking it, I have diarrhea and vomiting more than usual. I am unable to go out due to pandemics...  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As your last menstrual period was last month, you are pregnant for seven weeks and five days. You need to do an ultrasound to evaluate your embryo and heart activity. Vomiting is a common symptom that occurs during pregnancy. You can have it for 12 weeks. You can have som...  Read Full »

I am 23 weeks pregnant with build-up on the nipple. Is it a nipple infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am about 23 weeks pregnant. About five years ago, I had my nipples pierced and had got an infection in the right one. Due to infection, I took them out. The doctor told me to clean them due to build up. So, every other day or whenever I feel, I used to clean them. Well, from the las...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Normally nipple discharge should easily come out on pressing it. If the secretions have accumulated and are unable to come out, it generally indicates blocked duct. Though infection might not be present at an early stage, it might set in if the duct remains blocked for a...  Read Full »

I have done an aspiration abortion a month back. Can I still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an aspiration abortion at five weeks of pregnancy about a month ago. The day after the procedure all my pregnancy symptoms went away. I started birth control two days later. I just ended my first period a week ago. I am currently on the birth control pill Aviane. I have not had s...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What you got is not a period but a withdrawal bleeding caused by finishing of contraceptive pills. Your symptoms may be due to the effect of the pills. Though rare pregnancy may continue even after aspiration and even in the presence of bleeding. To get rid of the anxiet...  Read Full »

I have pregnancy symptoms after taking birth control pills. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on Lo Loestrin Fe for four months. I have never missed the pills on any days. I started to develop pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, food aversion, breast tenderness, dizziness, crying and fatigue. I stopped taking the pill and took three pregnancy tests in the mor...  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If three tests are negative and you are bleeding after the stoppage of the tablet, then you are not pregnant for sure. The bleeding may be more because you stopped the tablets in between. The symptoms that you are experiencing do not happen only in pregnancy. It c...  Read Full »

What is the cause of delayed periods?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old female. I weigh about 130 lbs, and my height is 5’6". My concern is about the late period. I have no pregnancy symptoms, and I am sexually active. But I use protection and have not taken a test yet.  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. See, a late period can be due to stress, polycystic ovaries, being overweight, pregnancy, extensive workout, breastfeeding, etc. In your case, breastfeeding and workout, we can rule out. If you are under stress,...  Read Full »

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