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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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 »
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 out ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 part o... Read Full »