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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Why did my doctor give medicines when there was no fetus detected?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I had got positive pregnancy by the urine test. I scanned by ultrasound but there wasno detection of the fetus. My last period was two months ago. And my missed period was last month. My doctor gave me FOL-XT and Miprogen 200 mg. I am confused about tablets. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your urine test is weakly positive. It means your pregnancy may have occurred late, hence not detected on ultrasound. Sometimes, in these cases, there is a risk of miscarriage. So, the doctor has given the medicines to protect from such occurrence. You can take it and ...  Read Full »

Had sex from 13th to 18th day of my cycle. Will I get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married before three and a half years and before three months decided to have baby. Last month I consulted a gynecologist. She did some test both for me and my husband. Everything is normal except that I am hypothyroid. Doctor prescribed me Thyronorm tablets for three months. Again ...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem. You should be aware that chance of pregnancy is there in every cycle, but in which cycle you will be pregnant is not predictable. The more desperate you become, the stress will cause more delay and so relax. You have mentioned that all tests we...  Read Full »

My girlfriend took Levonorgestrel tablet after sex. Can this prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,My friend took 2.7 mg of Levonorgestrel tablet within two days of unprotected sex. She had taken 0.6 mg on the first day within 12 hours. When she took the second course of 0.6 mg after exactly 12 hours, she vomited the tablet immediately. So, she took 1.5 mg in 28 hours. Again, she too...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.Her chance of pregnancy is low.   Read Full »

My girlfriend had her periods after the sexual act. Can she still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,My girlfriend and I had sex. We only indulged in foreplay we did not have any intercourse. I tried to penetrate her but it was getting painful for her. We only did fingering and rubbing of the genitals and I did not put sperms inside her. I have no idea whether there has been precum ins...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had this sexual act just nine days before her periods. So, pregnancy is ruled out. She still can do the urine pregnancy test to comfort her curiosity. Thank you.  Read Full »

Is normal delivery possible if the baby weighs more?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife has completed 39 weeks of pregnancy. We got an ultrasound yesterday, and the report is completely normal. But her labor pain is not getting induced, so the doctor is suggesting cesarean, as the baby's weight is 3.65 kg. My wife would like to have a normal delivery by inducing pain...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and it is normal. No, delivery is risk-free, normal or caesarean. If her BP (blood pressure) and blood sugar are normal, then there is no contraindication to normal delivery. Regarding the chanc...  Read Full »

HPT was negative two days back. Can I still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, It has been 27 days since I missed my periods. My last period was almost two months back. I was feeling sick and slight spotting was noticed for three days. I had breast pain for more than eight days, but now the pain has reduced. 19 days back doctor said follicle is observed. So, peri...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem. If follicles were observed 19 days back then you still have time for period to occur. Did you take any hormonal pills? If yes then breast pain and late period may be due to that. You should wait for another week. If still no periods a...  Read Full »

Is it normal to find a 20 mm follicle on the fifth day of menstruation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female weighing 65 kg and my height is 5'6". A 20 mm follicle found on day five of menstruation, what does it mean? I had cramp since day four till day six. Last month 5.7 mm hemorrhagic cyst was found on left ovary during day three but this month it got disappeared and now 20 mm ...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. Are your periods regular? Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) , prolactin, hemoglobin (Hb), total count (TC), differential count (DC) levels and cancer antigen (CA125) are all normal. Ultrasound of pelvis suggests follicular...  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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Missed Periods for two months. Will it indicates pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am late on my period. My last period was two months back. Generally, my period is late, irregular and maximum it goes for 45 days. I have never been late so much. It is almost 50 days. I have a kid of 2 yrs and do not want to have another one. I did the pregnancy test at home twice...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the pregnancy test is negative, then the chance of pregnancy is almost nil. The period may be late due to many reasons including anxiety and stress. Pregnancy test becomes positive by the fifth week. So, you will be able to get abortion two weeks after the test becom...  Read Full »

Can Rovamycin forte be taken during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 1 month pregnant. My doctor prescribed me Rovamycin forte as my rubella IgG came positive and IgM negative. Is it safe to take this medicine?  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. Rovamycin is for toxoplasmosis. What is the report of toxoplasma? Your rubella test IgG came positive and IgM came negative. So, you have immunity against rubella and do not need any treatment. By the way, Rovamycin forte is safel...  Read Full »

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