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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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I am pregnant with cholestasis and have bleeding. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 15 weeks pregnant now. This is my first pregnancy. I have had cholestasis since the 8th week. I am currently taking Ursodeoxycholic acid, but it is not effective. Now in the last couple of days, I have started bleeding without pain. I am taking Tranexamic acid for 3 days and progest...  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Cholestasis, a liver condition that affects the flow of bile, typically does not directly cause bleeding during pregnancy. However, cholestasis can increase the risk of certain complications such as preterm birth or fetal ...  Read Full »

I am 38 weeks pregnant and have painful swelling in my feet for the past week. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38 weeks pregnant and I have been suffering from swelling in my feet for the past week. I have tried all ways to reduce the swelling but nothing is working, and it is now becoming painful. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing swelling in your feet during your pregnancy. Swelling in the feet is a common symptom during pregnancy due to the increased pressure on the blood vessels in the lower par...  Read Full »

I started to bleed for almost a week after having unprotected sex. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had unprotected sex for the first time ever. However, I started to bleed for a week after having sex. I would like to know if that is a sign of pregnancy or if it was my period. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Bleeding after having sex for the first time may be caused by a variety of factors, including pregnancy, but it is not necessarily a reliable indicator of pregnancy. It is possible that the bleeding you experien...  Read Full »

I experienced spotting twice, drank sea salt water religiously, and had protected sex with possible leakage. What could be the reason for my delayed periods?

Query: Hello doctor,My period is delayed, and I experienced spotting twice this month, once during my ovulation and again five days before my expected period. My last period lasted for five days, during which I also had protected sex. On the 3rd day of my period, I religiously drank 8.4 pints of sea salt w...  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Drinking sea salt water for bowel cleansing should not directly impact your menstrual cycle or cause a delayed period. However, extreme changes in diet or hydration levels can sometimes affect hormone balance, which may indirectly impact your menstrual cycle. Spotting du...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant even if I had no penetrative sex and my partner fingered my vagina?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a physical relationship with my partner. We did not engage in sexual contact or penetration but he inserted his finger into my vagina. I am not sure whether his finger contains sperm. After two days, I started to feel like vomiting and had some breathing issues that persisted till e...  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, While vomiting and breathlessness can be early signs of pregnancy, they can also be caused by other factors such as stress, anxiety, or a stomach virus. If you are concerned that you may be pregnant, the most accurate way to confirm or rule ou...  Read Full »

I have been trying to get pregnant for the past two months. What tests do I need to take?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been trying to get pregnant for the past two months. Can you tell me whall all tests I need to take? So that I can proceed with my planning accordingly. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, Congratulations on your decision to start a family. When it comes to planning for a baby, there are several tests that you and your partner may want to consider to help ensure a healthy pregnancy and baby. Here are some of the tests: Preconcep...  Read Full »

Does fluid buildup in the Douglas pouch lead to pregnancy, and how can it be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I went for an abdominopelvic scan after having sex a few days ago. The last time I had sex was three years ago, but I continued experiencing discomfort throughout the intercourse, so I was concerned it may be caused by an underlying infection. It revealed that I have a slight fluid col...  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. A mild fluid collection in the pouch of Douglas is a common finding in women and may not necessarily indicate an infection. The pouch of Douglas is a space between the rectum and the back of the uterus in women, whi...  Read Full »

I tested positive for HPV with no cell changes and was planning for a baby. Is it risky to go ahead?

Query: Hello doctor, I have got a query regarding HPV. I recently tested positive with no cell changes. We were planning for a baby. Is it risky to go ahead, could it cause a miscarriage or any future complications? How long does it take for the virus to clear itself?   Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having HPV (human papillomavirus infection) does not necessarily mean that you will have complications during pregnancy or that it will affect your ability to conceive. However, some strains of HPV can cause cervical changes that may lead to preterm labor or low birt...  Read Full »

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