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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 flipped the condom before sex. Will it induce pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had flipped the condom before having sex as I had put it the wrong way. Also, I urinated for a few minutes back. Can my partner get pregnant by this? Please explain me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pregnancy is very unlikely in the given scenario. Thank you.   Read Full »

Suggest the time to take a pregnancy test for accurate results.

Query: Hello doctor, My last period occurred at the end of May and overlapped with the beginning of June. I have had unprotected intercourse five times in the last three days. What is the likelihood that I will conceive? I have endometriosis but underwent surgery to remove the tissue in September last year...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Firstly, I would like to inform you that, the chance of conception depends on various factors such as the partner's semen analysis status, the duration of your attempts, and the condition of your fallopian tubes. Generally...  Read Full »

Why am I not getting pregnant after my first miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female. I am married for about 11 months. My weight is 169 lbs and height is 5.4". I conceived in the very first month, but unfortunately, I had a miscarriage after 10 weeks and had D and C, since then I am trying to get pregnant but having a problem in it. My gynecolog...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to All of your test reports are normal. You are trying for pregnancy just from last seven to eight months. Kindly give yourself some time and you can get pregnant naturally. As your periods are regular, in my opinion, you do not need ovulation induction medicines like Clom...  Read Full »

I had two normal pregnancies but when I was trying to conceive I had four miscarriages. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had two live births with my ex-husband no issue with the pregnancies just a high risk for high blood pressure and preeclampsia during labor with my daughter. Now that I am with someone new we are trying to have a child and each time I get pregnant I have lost them. I have had four mi...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You need to get your antiphospholipid antibodies (APLA) checked. APLA is an acquired syndrome, so pregnancy losses can happen despite previous normal pregnancy. Also, you have a history of preeclampsia, which also points towards APLA. In case of a positive test, hepa...  Read Full »

I am pregnant and my poop has long white and brown particles.Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old and now 36 weeks pregnant. I just noticed my stool appeared as a mixture of white and brown long particles. I never had white poop in such lengths. My scan reports were normal a month ago. Is there any problem to worry? Is there any threat to the baby? Should I visit the...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Passage of white or brown particles in stool does not harm baby and there is no need to be alarmed. You can visit a physician or gastroenterologist for a physical evaluation, to confirm the nature of the problem and take treatment if required. If there are no other stom...  Read Full »

Can you get a false negative pregnancy test four weeks after intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old female and had sex for the first time. I took Regestrone to delay my periods because I planned to get intimate the same day as my periods. I took them for three to four days before my expected period date and had the tablet two to three times a day. Last dose I had i...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is impossible for a urine pregnancy test to show false negative six weeks after sex. Delay in periods may be as a result of anovulation due to stress or infection as well as because of gaining weight. For regular ovulation and to avoid hormonal imbalance, it is advis...  Read Full »

I am pregnant and took birth control pills. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I got my last period on the 1st of last month. Two days back, I used birth control pills. But, I am 2 weeks pregnant now. Will it cause any side effect?  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It depends on the number of pills you took and the duration of intake. If it was single or two pills, then chance of the pill affecting baby is low. Please remember that the chance can never be 0 or 100 %. If exposure was continuous, which is less likely from the histor...  Read Full »

What are the chances of getting pregnant three days after periods?

Query: Hi doctor,I had protected intercourse after three days of getting my periods. My partner was wearing condoms. He ejaculated outside me. Can I become pregnant? When can I have pregnancy symptoms? I heard that conception is possible in women only when we have sex in the ovulation period. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pregnancy is possible only when you have unprotected sexual intercourse around ovulation. You can have sex from five to six days before getting ovulation and follow it till the day after ovulation. In a woman having a cycle of 28 to 30 days, ovulation normally occur...  Read Full »

My cervix length is small. Can I do some exercise to get normal delivery?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23-week pregnant with DCDA twin. My CL at week 19 was 28 mm and I was asked to take bed rest. Can I do any exercise because I prefer natural delivery? Currently, I am taking Progesterone tablets vaginally and also weekly Progesterone injection.  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Cervical length needs to be checked again at 24 weeks for further advice. In general, twin pregnancy has a tendency for preterm labor. Your focus right now should be on preventing preterm labor rather than normal delivery. For normal delivery to happen, you do not need t...  Read Full »

I had consecutive spotting for six days with nausea and lower back pain and had occasional unprotected sex with my boyfriend. Could it be due to pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been spotting for six consecutive days intermittently. The spotting is never the same color; it can be pale pink, red, or brown. My period is supposed to start six days from now. I also have nausea, exhaustion, lower back discomfort, and headaches. I have never had this much sp...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Premenstrual spotting is caused by either a faulty follicular cycle or an ovulatory cycle, which results in low progesterone levels and spotting. It can happen occasionally, either without reason or due to st...  Read Full »

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