Common "Unplanned Pregnancy" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq

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.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

How to control birth with pills after a positive pregnancy test?

Query: Hello doctor, I am seeking advice on birth control via pills, but unfortunately, my wife has tested positive for pregnancy after missing her period. Her last menstrual period was six months before. How can one manage birth control with pills after confirming a positive pregnancy? Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. If your wife has already taken a pregnancy test that has confirmed a positive result, it is too late to prevent the pregnancy with birth control pills. The birth control pill is primarily used to prevent ovulation, wh...  Read Full »

I am pregnant without being married and I feel guilty. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am pregnant without being married. My boyfriend cheated on me. I cannot contact him as he blocked me. I feel so ashamed to see my family. Until now, I never told them that I am pregnant. I want to die. I am mentally disturbed. What should I do now?  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to do not need to die. Be bold and confident. Take a decision for your pregnancy/child. If you are not enough ready to take responsibility for your child, then go for medical abortion. You do not need to ask anyone for it. Take an appointment with your gynecologist. Tal...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take the abortion pill at home?

Query: Hello doctor, I am pregnant for one month. I got to know it when I missed my periods on a fourth of date. I had sex with my husband after an eighth of date. Then I did the pregnancy test 3 to 4 times and it was positive. Then I tried natural abortion methods like having food for natural abortion but...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, if this is an unplanned pregnancy then you may consider termination. But it is important to learn the location of pregnancy first, whether it is intrauterine or an ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside the uterus). This is because in that case, you cannot und...  Read Full »

I am not prepared for an unplanned pregnancy. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I find myself facing a challenging situation and would greatly appreciate your guidance. I am a 28-year-old woman who has consistently had regular menstrual cycles. However, an unplanned event has occurred recently, leading me to consider options like abortion. Could you please outline th...  Read Full »

Dr. Khushbu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I understand this is a challenging time for you. While I can offer general information about abortion, I cannot provide specific advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare provider for guidance tailored to your situatio...  Read Full »

What is the process for taking abortion pills?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had unprotected intercourse. Her periods were due 10 days back which she unfortunately missed and the pregnancy test came positive just two days back. We have decided to abort and she has taken Mifepristone by 10.30 am. I would like to know when is she supposed to tak...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Abortion pills can only be taken under the supervision of a gynecologist because they may cause severe bleeding, infection and retained products of conception. We usually give Misoprostol after 48 h...  Read Full »

Why did I not get my periods even after taking MTPs?

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 ...  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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The estimated conception date of this pregnancy falls within the timeframe of the 11th to the 21st of the previous month. It is also important to note that the potential sexual intercourse leading to this pregnancy could have occurred anywhere from the 6th to the 21st...  Read Full »

Can sex during the unsafe period guarantee a pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My friend had unprotected sex with his partner on the day when his partner is at a high chance to be pregnant. But he did not ejaculate inside. After that, his partner took 5 contraceptive pills to reduce the chance of having a pregnancy. Can she have a chance to become pregnant?   Read Full »

Dr. Sosela Rrusho

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Though he has not ejaculated, still she has a chance to become pregnant due to pre-seminal fluid. It is a clear fluid rich in young healthy sperms that comes out before semen. Taking four tablets of contraception (combination of Ethinyl estradiol and Drospirenone) and the...  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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 i...  Read Full »

My wife has missed her periods. Is she pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife had her periods last month. This month it did not happen, and she is having vomiting sensation, cramps in lower abdomen and back. Through the home test, two lines are appearing. We do not want pregnancy now. Please guide us regarding the same.  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Abortion pills can only be taken under supervision because it may cause infection, severe bleeding and retained products of conception. Get your pelvic ultrasound done to see fetal well-being.   Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.