Pregnancy Test

The test that detects pregnancy markers in a woman's blood or urine is called pregnancy test. Pregnancy tests include home pregnancy test, urine and blood pregnancy test, and ultrasound scan.

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Can IUD cause pain in the abdomen and lower back with abnormal bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having moderate pain in my lower back and abdomen with fatigue. I have had on and off vaginal bleeding since last week. I had Kyleena IUD for two years, but I did not have any discomfort till now. My urine test was completely normal, but the urine culture report showed multiple...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your report (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity), and it is perfect. I could not find the urine report attached. I request you to share that. I would request you to try and reduce your weight as it can cause multipl...  Read Full »

My period is delayed due to intake of I-pill. Can I still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, My period was due on the 20th of this month. I had protected sex on 14th night, and we had a bit of a doubt about the protection, so on 15th evening, I took an I-pill. On 17th night, we again had protected sex, and on the 19th morning, I took another I-pill. I did not get my periods y...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chance of pregnancy is low with sex on the days mentioned. Your period is late due to the effect of I-pill. It is too early to test, if you do not get your period by the 25th, then repeat the pregnancy test. But, the chance of pregnancy is almost nil. For more inf...  Read Full »

I have pregnancy symptoms even after using a contraceptive implant. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old female, who has a 2 years old son. After he was born, I got a contraceptive implant. At first, the bleeding was not stopping, so the doctor made me take contraceptive pills, which helped stop the bleeding. The bleeding stopped for eight months, then when I started get...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? From your history, I feel you are not having a good time with the implant. This subcutaneous device keeps releasing hormones throughout the speculated time. But this period issue is the main problem. As you are nearing the due date for removal of thi...  Read Full »

I got periods on the day of taking an emergency contraceptive pill. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I took an emergency contraceptive pill after seven hours of unprotected sex. And I got my periods the same day of taking the pill. But, my period lasted only for a day. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your periods usually last for more than a day, then you should get a pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. Or else, I suggest you start taking oral contraceptive pills. For further queries consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com...  Read Full »

After taking I-pill, I have breast tenderness and nausea after a month. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I took an I-pill after I had sexual intercourse, a month back. My period came seven days before the expected date. The bleeding was brown in color, and it lasted for two and a half days. After that, I did not get my period next month. I am experiencing tenderness in the breast, frequent u...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is unlikely that you are pregnant. This often happens after taking I-pill. Nonetheless, I would suggest you confirm the presence or absence of pregnancy by doing a blood test namely the serum beta hCG and share the reports. If it is negative, then repeat the test...  Read Full »

I took Unwanted 72 on the next day of a sexual relationship. Can I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I got my periods on 18th of last month, and I got sexually intimate for the first time on 27th of last month. Although there was no full penetration, I took Unwanted 72 the next day. On 11th of this month, I had little bleeding with a lot of clots that lasted for three days. I normall...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me put you at ease by saying that you will not be pregnant. Let me tell you how. For a young lady with 27 days cycle, ovulation will be on day 13th, and the egg will stay alive for 24 hours. So you are at a risk of pregnancy on 29th to 31st. But your sexual expos...  Read Full »

Is it possible for pregnancy to occur outside the uterus?

Query: Hi doctor, My periods are regular in 28 days. I did not get my periods of this month, and there is a positive confirmation in beta hCG test, the level being 1600. But, there is no sac found in transvaginal ultrasound in 5 weeks 2 days. The doctor told that if it can be outside the uterus. But, I hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Whatever your doctor said is true. But there is no need to be afraid. Even when it is an ectopic pregnancy, it can be managed efficiently with medicines or laparoscopy in the modern era. An ectopic pregnancy will not cause pain, bleeding, etc., unless it is about to ruptu...  Read Full »

Is it good to take I-pill after having unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old girl. I had unprotected sex. My last periods was before two months and still I have not got any. Is there a chance of pregnancy? I have had i-pill twice last year in a gap of 6 months. My periods are sometimes a day or two late. But, I am really worried as I really cann...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I totally understand your situation. Handling an unwanted pregnancy can be very stressful. As you had unprotected intercourse within the safe time of your cycle, it is very unlikely that you might be pregnant. If you still have a doubt then get a home pregnancy test k...  Read Full »

Why am I having delayed periods even after the pregnancy test being negative?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex on the 23rd of last month, keeping in mind that my ovulation date was on the 25 to the 27th. But I took an I-pill the following morning. I should get my periods on the 15th of this month. I took a pregnancy test on the 17th. It was negative. There is no period till ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. There are two possible causes for delayed periods in your case. 1. First, the use of an emergency contraceptive pill. This is because the I-pill contains sex hormones that lead to hormonal imbalance and leading to disturbed ...  Read Full »

Can unprotected sex during the ovulation period cause pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past two months, I have had 27-day cycles. However, my period is usually not regular. Today is day 27 of my cycle, and I have had unprotected sex this month around ovulation time. I still have not got my period. I took a test this morning, and it was negative. I do not have any p...  Read Full »


Dr. C Sharath Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most home pregnancy tests are reliable. Most tests have an accuracy of over 99%. A false negative pregnancy test is when you are pregnant, but the test comes up negative. The most common reason for a false negative is you took the test too early. Even if your period is ...  Read Full »

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