Progesterone

Progesterone is a sex hormone produced naturally in females. It is produced every month by the ovaries after ovulation and plays a vital role in maintaining pregnancy. Progesterone helps in the thickening of the uterine wall for implantation of the fertilized embryo.

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How To Delay Periods Without Any Side Effects?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 year old female, and I am getting married this month, and I am going for my honeymoon. So, I want to delay my periods without any side effect. I am still a virgin, so I do not want to ruin my honeymoon. So, please suggest the best medicine. When to start taking it, in what dose, ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me start by congratulating you in advance for your wedding. There are many methods, all using hormones, to either prepone or postpone the period. I would like to suggest the simplest and the best method. I would not confuse you with too many dates, as these hormone...  Read Full »

USG report shows blood collection at internal OS. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 17 weeks pregnant. In my USG report a blood collection is found of 52 mm x 20 mm at internal os. I am very worried. What is to be done with the problem?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? After 12 weeks pregnancy, the risk of bleeding is low. Only a bleed from the margins of placenta is to be worried about. Cause of this collection could be: 1. Erosion and thereby minimal bleed from the raw surface of erosion. There may be mild discha...  Read Full »

I had abortion, D and C, two months ago and my periods are not regular. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had abortion, D and C, two months ago. After that, I got my regular cycle on the next month, and it was normal. Last month starting there was a one-day spotting, which again started on the mid of the month and lasted for four days. And after some days I had periods with a dark brown ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If there is a history of sexual intercourse after abortion, then I would suggest you do a blood test and serum beta hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) after 10 days of intercourse. Also, I would advise you to do one pelvic ultrasound and serum beta hCG to rule out an...  Read Full »

I am on my second pregnancy and advised to take Ecosprin 75 mg. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. I am on my second pregnancy. My last menstrual period was a month ago. Last month my beta hCG was 2708 mIU/mL, and transvaginal ultrasound showed GA (LMP) 5 weeks. Gestational sac 0.66 cm (no yolk sac or fetal embryo seen). A single intrauterine pregnancy ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your details show that there is no yolk sac seen on the scan until now (attachment removed to protect patient identity), but you have not mentioned any query. I suppose you are worrying for absent yolk sac. I would suggest to repeat a scan after a week or so and a...  Read Full »

Is brown discharge during pregnancy a reason to panic about miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old female, who is 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I take Gestofit 300 once daily and Fertigyn 5000 twice a week. I am on complete bed rest. I get a slight amount of brown discharge occasionally. Should I panic about miscarriage? I am afraid because I had two miscarriages, one...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At 6 weeks 4 days, you can have a scan, if it is still not done, to confirm the fetal heartbeat, as the baby's heartbeat only can confirm the health of the baby and to see the decidual reaction. Brown discharge only means that it is old blood and implantation bleedin...  Read Full »

Does taking Krimson cause heavy bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor,I have PCOS and I visited a dermatologist for acne and hirsutism profile. She suggested me Krimson 35 for 21 days and Aldactone 50 for three months. I am on my fourth day of my periods and my bleeding had reduced but when I consumed Krimson 35 before going to sleep my bleeding increased...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Krimson is an Estrogen-Progesterone medicine. It requires some time to balance your hormones. Relax, do not worry about the bleeding until it is heavy like changing pads often like two hours. Instead, clitoris stimulation may have caused some mild uterine contraction, a...  Read Full »

I took Gestone one day earlier after frozen embryo transfer. Is it normal?

Query: Hi doctor, My frozen embryo day five transfer was on 16th at 1 PM, which was my day six of Gestone 100 injection. Post FET, I was advised to take Gestone injection on 19th, 22th, 25th, 28th of this month. The due date for blood test being 27th. By mistake, I took the injection today which is 18th, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shruti Kainth Kaushal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your query, it is understood that you have gone through the IVF cycle and Progesterone injection are just to maintain the pregnancy. So it does not matter much if you have taken one day before the scheduled dose. Now, subsequently, you take these weekly, meaning, a...  Read Full »

Which medicine can be used to delay periods?

Query: Hello doctor,My date of the period was 10th of this month but I got it on 6th. Next month on 2nd, we have a religious function in the temple, so I want to delay my periods. Which medicine is better to use? Some say Primolut N or Ovral G or Ovral l. Please suggest me any medicine with proper dosage t...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Generally, to delay periods, Progesterone hormones have better performance. So take the following medications in given dosage, two days prior to expected next date of your periods, till the date you wish to delay. Delaying periods in once a blue moon is fine, but doing ...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Ecosprin during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 31 years, obese, and five months pregnant female. I had a miscarriage four years before of six weeks. I am hypertensive and with normal sugar. Now BP is under control 130/80 average with Alphadopa-L 100 mg twice daily. My queries are:The doctor prescribed me Ecosprin 75 mg once dai...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. You are a case of gestational hypertension and hypothyroidism as I can see. I suggest you continue Ecosprin 75 mg daily as its a blood thinner and is safe in pregnancy. The TSH limit should be between 3.2 to 3.8 during pregnancy and hence 25 m...  Read Full »

Why is there dark brown discharge after taking I-pill?

Query: Hi doctor, I got my last period in the mid of the last month. I had sex on the last day of the month, and the next day I took an I-pill. After three days, I have got a dark brown discharge sometimes it is pale yellow. I have it for the past four days. I am having a pain in my stomach like periods. ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I-Pill is a high dose of Progesterone hormone. It is the same hormone which is produced in the body in the second half of the period after ovulation. This pill will suddenly increase the thickness of the inner lining of the uterus, making it unfavorable for a possible p...  Read Full »

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