Symptoms Of Premenstrual Syndrome

The physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that a woman goes through just before her period is called premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The symptoms include abdominal pain and bloating, breast tenderness, food cravings, diarrhea or constipation, headaches, irritability, depression, and emotional outburst.

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Why am I having period problems after taking OCP once?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an oral contraceptive pill three months back, which caused a three week delay in my periods and my cycle was for only 3 days compared to normal 5 days. After that, we have not had sex. I still have not got my periods of this month, which is due. I feel puckish and dizzy most of the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. If you have taken the oral contraceptive pill within 72 hours of sex, then no need to worry. As you got your periods after that though they are delayed there is nothing to worry. As you have ment...  Read Full »

Can a urine pregnancy test be taken on the first day of missed periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have got a very regular 28 day cycle. I got my periods for three days in the last month with a heavy flow. So, my due would be today for this month. But, last three days I got very little bleeding and the color was light watery red and sometimes brownish. I did not have any physiolog...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You tested too early with a urine pregnancy test. Please wait for three to four days and then retest if period does not start by then. Urine pregnancy test though theoretically can give correct result on the day of a missed period, practically it is not that sensitive and...  Read Full »

Can premenstrual syndrome make women vomit an entire day every three weeks?

Query: About every 3 weeks to every month I have one day where I throw up from the morning until night. Like every 30 min im in the bathroom throwing up and it just gets to me throwing up stomach acid because I have nothing left. Today is one of those days and I don’t know what to do to make my stoma...  Read Full »


Dr. Artur Holubka

General Practitioner, Family Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello! I can safely assume Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), or premenstrual tension syndrome, premenstrual illness, cyclic syndrome, - a complex cyclical symptom complex that occurs in some women in premenstrual days (2-10 days before menstruation) and characterized by psychoemotional, vegetative and me...  Read Full »

Why do I have abdominal pain after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex 19 days back. My period is always regular and my expected date was in the first week the following month. I had uneasiness and fatigue by the end of last month. Left side upper abdominal pain started a week back. It comes occasionally and goes on its own. Occasionall...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms appear more of premenstrual syndrome and as you had a day of bleeding with on and off lower abdominal pain off and on. There is likelihood that your menses shall resume again in few days unless you have conceived. Urine pregnancy test is not sensitive...  Read Full »

I feel terrible before periods. How to cure it naturally?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel terrible before periods and I cannot sleep. My tummy comes out, also my breast become heavy, and I feel no hunger at all. My periods are regular but I am just tired of this thing happening to me even though my lifestyle is good. I am a vegan. Please help me. I want to cure it n...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. You are suffering from premenstrual syndrome. You have to change your lifestyle and diet. You can take M2 tone syrup for the same. Regards. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologi...  Read Full »

Are symptoms of pregnancy and premenstrual cycle relatively the same?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I had unprotected sex. The first time, we both were drunk, but I know I did not ejaculate. Also, we did not use any form of contraception. She was ovulating during the second time and I used the withdrawal method. What are the chances that she can get pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, ovulation is the period wherein egg is released from the ovary and that needs a single sperm to head towards a pregnancy. There is about 30% chance of getting pregnant following unprotected sex during ovulation. How can you be so sure about her ovulation? Di...  Read Full »

Why is my period three days late and irregular?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive. My periods have been irregular for years and never come on time. I am using an application to calculate my cycle as best as I can. I should have ovulated on 7th and my period should have started on 26th, however it did not. Yesterday, when I wiped there was a stri...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A delay of three days is not considered as irregularity. Also, urine home pregnancy test is not sensitive before eight days past missed menses. Please rule out any chances of pregnancy with a serum beta hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) as of now. If the hCG...  Read Full »

After missing periods, when should you check for pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My LMP was on 27th of last month. Then, I had sex for the first time with my fiance, but it was coitus interruptus. Now, this month I did not get my periods yet and I have some symptoms also. My cycle is always regular. Do I need to check for pregnancy? When is the right time to check?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your last menses was 27th of last month, now you are 3 days late for your menses here. But, as you had sex for the first time, there is all likelihood, that hormonal changes and readjustment of progesterone levels do take place and menses may get delayed. Considerin...  Read Full »

Are my symptoms due to PMS or pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my period on the 29th of last month. It lasted for six days (usually seven). The cycle is usually 30 to 33 days. I had unprotected sex on the last day of my period (4th of this month). He did not penetrate deep and did not ejaculate inside as well. I usually get acne, but now it is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had sex on day-6 of your cycle. According to your cycle length, your fertile days start from day-10 to day-20. This could be because of premenstrual symptoms. But, sometimes, the cycle length can vary. So, if you did not have sex after that, then the chances of ...  Read Full »

Are breast tenderness and vaginal discharge symptoms of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My cycle is about 25 days. Me and my husband got intimated on day 18 using a condom. We are worried that the semen had fallen near to me while taking out. Soon, I took a Morning after pill within an hour. Can you please tell me is there any chance to conceive? Also, please let me know the...  Read Full »


Dr. Archana Sundarka

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Morning after pill is an emergency contraceptive pill and is very effective of around 97% if taken within an 1 hour after unprotected intercourse. So, I am hoping that your period will come in a couple of days.   Read Full »

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