Unplanned Pregnancy

Unprotected sexual intercourse that leads to unwanted conception or fertilization is called unplanned pregnancy. If you get pregnant, consult your doctor immediately. Start taking Folic acid and quit smoking and drinking, as it can affect the developing baby.

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Is it safe to get the MMR vaccine during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am in an unplanned pregnancy of 6 weeks. Two to three weeks after conceiving, I unknowingly drank wine when I was highly stressed. I had a fluoride treatment at the dentist and received an MMR booster vaccine. My doctor is concerned about the potential risks. Online sources seem fine or...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The MMR vaccine is a real threat in a pregnant state (mumps, measles and rubella). Yes, nobody could say you either continue or terminate the pregnancy. Just go through the details. If you wish to adopt the potential risk, then you can continue. For further information...  Read Full »

Can sex during the unsafe period guarantee a pregnancy?

Query: My friend had unprotected intercourse with his partner on the day when his partner is in high chance to be pregnant but he pulled out. After that, his partner drank 5 contraceptive pills to counter the pregnancy(since Plan B is not allowed in our country). What are the chances that his partner will ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sosela Rrusho

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Greetings, Welcome to Icliniq.com I will be assisting to you today. Even if he has not ejaculated, they still has a chance of pregnancy if the pre-seminal fluid, the clear fluid that comes out before semen, which is rich in young healthy sperms, comes in contact. This is not an effective method a...  Read Full »

Can you use MTP pills if you have had a cesarean section?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife had a C-section delivery twice in two consecutive years, definitely with no complications. Now she is pregnant again after five years. Can we take MTP pills as we do not want a baby now? She is 30 days pregnant. Please help us with this issue.  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details mentioned by you and would help you out for sure. See, as your wife already had cesarean sections twice in two consecutive years, the risk to the scarred uterus with medications or surgical evacuation does exist. But as the pregnancy is ...  Read Full »

I am 5 weeks pregnant and consumed alcohol a month back. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently 5 weeks and 2 days pregnant. Midwife worked out from the first day of my last menstrual cycle. In which approximate date, could I have conceived?  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The possible conception date should be between 11th and 21st of last month. Also, the possible sexual intercourse for this pregnancy could be between 6th and 21st. For further information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-...  Read Full »

What are the ways to prevent pregnancy without a condom?

Query: Hello doctor, How to avoid pregnancy after sex without condom?  Read Full »


Dr. Sabita Laskar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am afraid the answer is not so simple. However you can avoid sex in the unsafe period. The unsafe period is the period roughly between 10th to 20th day in a woman having a 30 days menstrual cycle. This period roughly corresponds to the most fertile period in a woman's...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take MTP kit at home without doctor guidance?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old married woman. I have missed my period. When I tested using a Prega News kit, the result was positive. I do not like to have a baby now and I want to terminate my pregnancy with the help of MTP kit. Please advise me how and when to take medicine for termination. Do I ne...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, your decision of not reporting to the doctor itself is very wrong and trying to abort at home is further wrong as MTP can lead to a lot of bleeding complications which you cannot manage at home after taking the medicine as a dosed protocol. The MTP kit (medi...  Read Full »

I am 1 month pregnant, and I have a 5 month old baby. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. I have a 5 months baby (cesarean). The baby and I are fine. From day one, he is fit. There is no health issues since his birth. And I did not have any health issues after delivery of our first baby. I got pregnant again, and it has been a month now. Please suggest a wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the information you have provided, it looks like you have an unplanned pregnancy. I am not sure about the reason why you do not want to continue the pregnancy. Even though spacing pregnancies is advisable, it is not a hard and fast rule. You can continue this preg...  Read Full »

I took Misoprostol without knowing that I am pregnant. Will it affect the fetus?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a miscarriage before three months, and it caused me great psychological distress. It was my first pregnancy after trying to conceive for ten years. As a part of my miscarriage treatment, I was supplied with Misoprostol pills (200 mg each). I never ingested it as my miscarriage pass...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, for delayed periods, you should not take Misoprostol. If you have delayed menses, you should confirm pregnancy first and then you can choose other Progesterone-like tablets to induce menses. Secondly, it is true that Misoprostol can cause congenital disabi...  Read Full »

Pregnancy tests are positive even after taking 2 MTPs vaginally. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I missed my period 18 days back. As the pregnancy test was positive had one tablet from MTP kit 15 days back. The same day night 2 tablets were given vaginally. On the next day, 2 tablets were given orally. Still I have not got my periods.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have already taken all the tablets, but unfortunately you have taken it wrongly. The second dose of 2 tablets of Misoprostol were to be taken after 36 hours and not before. The remaining two should have taken after 6 hours of the previous 2. Now you must wait for t...  Read Full »

My wife got pregnant after taking Unwanted 72. Is the baby going to be normal?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife took one Unwanted 72 pill after intercourse. But, it failed and resulted in a pregnancy. However, we decided to go ahead with the pregnancy. Now, please help us with the following questions: Does Unwanted 72 pill cause any problems or defects to the fetus? Unknowingly, She...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Let me start by saying that your baby is absolutely fine. All the things that you both missed or had done unknowingly are not going to affect the baby or its growth. The normal growth of the baby in the scan or antenatal examination only means that ...  Read Full »

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