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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Is it normal to have spotting during 25 weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 32 years old. She is 25 weeks pregnant currently. This is our second baby. Our first baby is 6 years old. She had a USG after 20 weeks of pregnancy which was normal (specifically placenta location was normal). But from the last two weeks, she is experiencing spotting eve...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get yourself checked by a gynecologist internally and get a pelvic scan done to rule out the exact cause. Avoid stress and strain, anxiety, work pressures, lifting heavy weights, bumpy drives, and exercise. Take progesterone supplements. Travel at this point is...  Read Full »

How long should I take Susten for postcoital bleeding during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am in the 13th week of my first pregnancy. I had two episodes of postcoital bleeding after which USG was done and showed low lying placenta (lower placenta is covering the os). I had been on bed rest and pelvic rest for the past one week and taking Susten 200 BD apart from Folvite....  Read Full »


Dr. Deepali Raina

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If there is no active bleeding you can safely go to work provided the roads and all are smooth and if it is not a very long drive. Please avoid intercourse and vaginal douching. Repeat USG after six weeks for a level 2 scan and look for placental migration. Continue Sus...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a way to control continuous abnormal vaginal bleeding.

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 45 years old. Since last month, she has had continuous abnormal vaginal bleeding. She has been prescribed by doctor Deviry 10 mg twice a day. Even after one week of medication, no improvement has been seen. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I totally understand your situation. If the bleeding has not responded to Deviry (Medroxy progesterone), then I would suggest you take her to the hospital and get her admitted. She would need some blood work done to see her blood parameter, also would require injectable P...  Read Full »

Where my miscarriages due to Progesterone injection?

Query: Hai... past underwent 3 miscarriages after taking inj.progestrone. 2 were chemical pregnancy and 1 is sac was formed but miscarriage happened. now I am having the pregnancy symptoms my last LMP was on 40 days back.   Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. Based on your obstetric history , it is necessary to evaluate the cause for your recurrent miscarriages. But please don't be disheartened if sometimes no cause is found which happens quite a lot of times. Dear, Progesterone injection will never cause miscarriages as prog...  Read Full »

Is there a treatment for endometrial hyperplasia in homeopathy?

Query: Hi doctor, Would you be kind to give us a second opinion based on attached files? Please find the attached pathology report of my wife where basically she was given two options. I have uploaded the findings of endometrial hyperplasia. The options given are hormones for life, Progesterone with three...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

General Surgeon, Medical Gastroenterologist, Medical Oncologist, Paediatric Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports and the history of illness provided (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Considering the fact that the submucosal fibroid is quiet small in size and the histopathology is suggestive of proliferative endometrium, it is advisable...  Read Full »

Is Ecosprin 75 safe to take 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 »

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 »

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