Ultrasound Pelvis

The technique of producing images of the organs and structures inside a female pelvis (uterus, vagina, fallopian tubes, ovaries, etc.) using a sensor producing sound waves is called pelvic ultrasound. It is performed using two methods, namely transabdominal (sensor is placed on the abdomen) and transvaginal (sensor is inserted in the vagina).

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Do fibroids affect fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old married female. I have retention cyst and seedling fibroid. I have this for the past eight months. Can you please let me know if there will be a problem in having a baby? Is this a pcod cyst? Is any treatment required? Or will it go off without treatment? Please clear...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fibroids can cause fertility problems if they are too large in size or in the wrong location. If you have seedling fibroids, then they are unlikely to cause problems in conception. They may grow a bit during pregnancy, but will decrease in size after delivery. If ...  Read Full »

How to cure my strange urinary problem?

Query: Hi doctor, When I drink a glass of water, immediately my bladder gives a feel of overload and continuously I am in a need to use the washroom. Actually, I have been suffering with this problem for the past 5 years. Also, only there is an urge to urinate, but it comes out as a drop. I feel this as m...  Read Full »


Dr. Uphar Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are a varied amount of reasons for this to happen from the bladder to the spinal cord. Let us take the simple ones first. While micturition stop your urine in the middle and then let go. Do it again and again. It is an exercise to your muscles and will help you a lo...  Read Full »

Can spotting be a sign of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old and got married a year ago. We are trying for a baby for the last three months. My LMP was on the 9th of last month. I never faced issues with my menstrual cycle. It is a regular 29 day cycle. We had an unprotected sex from 17th to 25th for every alternate day. I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the serum beta hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) as on 10th is less than 1, then you are surely not pregnant. The symptoms are part of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) complex where stress and anxiety can often cause the scanty onset of menses. But, full flow ma...  Read Full »

I bled abnormally along with pelvic pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex a month ago, but I used I-pill. Also, I had my period two weeks ago. Yesterday morning, when I went to the restroom, I bled a lot. It was not a normal bleeding and it was abundant. Also, I have pelvic pain and started to have lower stomach pain. Does that mean I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, there are chances that you might be pregnant and might be aborting. Please get a serum beta hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) done. It is a blood test to detect pregnancy. Also, get an ultrasound done to see if the uterus is completely evacuated or not. I sug...  Read Full »

Why did my sister get periods after six months?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 12.6 years old. She got her first period about six months ago. Just about four weeks ago, she got her second period. I know when you go through your first menstrual cycle it can be on and off, so that did not really bother me. But then, her second period just keeps coming ba...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right. Periods can go haywire during puberty. One of the reasons for this heavy cycle is because it has come after six months and the uterus is getting rid of six months of the endometrium. It would be wise to visit a gynecologist to find out the causes of prol...  Read Full »

What is the actual definition of heavy menstrual bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently, I was diagnosed to have iron deficiency anemia. My primary doctor thinks this is due to heavy menstrual bleeding. Therefore, he advised me to see the gynecologist. I never thought I had heavy periods. What is the actual definition of heavy menstrual bleeding? My period alway...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, your menstruation will be considered as heavy. More than 80 mL of blood loss, bleeding for more than six days and passage of clots indicates heavy flow. Do not be scared about visiting a gynecologist. Since you are a virgin, you will not undergo internal or per sp...  Read Full »

What can cause sudden excruciating lower abdomen pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My problems began three days ago. Suddenly I felt dizzy and had trouble keeping my balance. My vision started to swim and everything turned yellow. I tried sitting down for a bit and standing up several times, my friend got concerned once he realized I was not over reacting. I suddenly f...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right to be concerned. From your symptoms, it could be a couple of things. If you are sexually active or have had unprotected sex in the recent past it is quite likely that you may be having an ectopic that is tubal or even uterine pregnancy. The tubal ectopic pre...  Read Full »

Why has my cycle become irregular after IUD insertion?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19 year old woman. I have always had normal 28 day cycle. Before five months, I have stopped taking a low dose hormonal birth control pill in favor of the paragard IUD. My cycle continued as normal after this. However, before two months, I had periods after 21 days and the next mon...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The irregular periods could be because of the IUD (intrauterine device), climate change, change in place and other factors you have mentioned. However, to attribute it to one single cause could be difficult at this point of time. Please get yourself checked internally by...  Read Full »

What causes pain during intercourse, spotting after, and burning on urination?

Query: Pain during intercourse , spotting after, burning urine. Chronic pain, and it is getting worse. I am birth control pills. Went to the doctor about it they said I didn’t have any sti’s or std’s.   Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. If the infection are ruled out, then the chronic pain could be due to a condition called Endometriosis, where there can be severe pain during periods, and in worse cases it can be a while passing motion or while having sexual intercourse. Please get an ultrasound done to ...  Read Full »

Is it possible for a urine pregnancy test to be false negative?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend on 5th of last month. It was the fifth day of her periods. Then, she took an I-pill within three hours. She got her periods on the 17th of the same month. May be it could be a discharge because of I-pill. After that, till now she has not gotten her...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it could be because of I-pill. You can get blood hCG hormone (human chorionic gonadotropin) analysis. That will rule out pregnancy. If not, then an ultrasound scan can be done, which will rule out pregnancy and any abnormalities of uterus, ovaries and cervix. For fur...  Read Full »

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