A urine pregnancy test detects the human chorionic gonadotropin hormone (hCG) in the urine. This hormone is produced by the cells in the placenta during pregnancy. Home kits to perform urine pregnancy tests are commercially available. It is best to wait for 1 to 2 weeks after missing your periods before taking a home urine pregnancy test.
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I tested for pregnancy four times, where three tests were negative and the fourth test showed a faint second line. What does it mean?
Query: Hello doctor,I tested for pregnancy four times after one month and two months after my last period. Three were negative, but the fourth one showed a faint second line. What does it mean? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. The faint second line is suggestive or could be early pregnancy. Repeat the test after five days, preferably with morning sample urine. When did your last period commence? Get an ultrasound of the abdomen and pelv... Read Full »
No pregnancy nor periods after taking Ferpill. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor,I have taken Ferpill last month. I have not got pregnant or got my periods. Six days passed since my due date. I am not sure what to make out of it. I need help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Ferpill is Clomifene citrate which increases the ovulation chances. So thereby, improving the chances of the egg meeting sperms. You can wait for a max of seven to 10 days. One of the side effects of this pill is that it may slightly reduce the t... Read Full »
My fiance had withdrawal bleed and missed her period. Is she pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex with my fiancee a month back. She took I-pill within 12 hours. After two days, she had withdrawal bleed for three days. She was supposed to get her periods in a few days. But, till date, she did not get it. She has thick white secretions and pimple from past three... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question and I understand the concern. I-pill (emergency contraceptive pill) causes the next expected periods to be delayed by two to three weeks. I will suggest her to get a urine pregnancy test done. If negative, then she can safely wait for... Read Full »
Would the lubricant that comes before sperm make her pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I touched my penis to my fiancee's vagina, and some lubricant came out of it (not sperm). Would it make her pregnant? Or cause any problems? Kindly advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is unlikely to cause pregnancy in your fiancee. However, she can use urine pregnancy test if she misses her period on the expected date of her menses. Pregnancy can occur only if that time she was in her fertile period and sperm is ejaculated inside vagina or ne... Read Full »
Pregnancy tests are negative, but am still having pregnancy symptoms. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old female, who started taking birth control pills eight months back, but I only took it for a week and stopped taking them. In that same week, I had unprotected sex with my fiance, and I had my periods the next day. The next month I got my periods two weeks earlier, and I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I see two problems in your history. Let me tell you the reason and solution. Birth control pills come in a pack of 21 or 21 active plus seven dummy pills, or the single dose of an emergency contraceptive pill. Whichever you take, will suppres... Read Full »
Pregnancy test had two mildly visible lines, but it is now negative.
Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex six weeks ago and my period was late for two weeks. I used the first PT when my period was five days late and it has two lines but it is not that visible. After three days, I tried again and it is already negative. Up to the two-weeks late period, all PT are negat... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. An initially positive pregnancy test that later becomes negative can happen with very early miscarriages. Such miscarriages can occur with little or no initial blood loss. These are termed chemical pregnancies, as they are lost before they attach to the womb and befo... Read Full »
Had sex from 13th to 18th day of my cycle. Will I get pregnant?
Query: Hi doctor, I got married before three and a half years and before three months decided to have baby. Last month I consulted a gynecologist. She did some test both for me and my husband. Everything is normal except that I am hypothyroid. Doctor prescribed me Thyronorm tablets for three months. Again ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your problem. You should be aware that chance of pregnancy is there in every cycle, but in which cycle you will be pregnant is not predictable. The more desperate you become, the stress will cause more delay and so relax. You have mentioned that all tests we... Read Full »
Is the delay in my period due to stress or pregnancy?
Query: Hello doctor, I did not get my period the last month. I had protected sex many times with my boyfriend but always with a condom and it never broke. It was always protected sex. It is the 11th today and still no periods. I am worried. Could I be pregnant? I was under medication for colitis and under ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. Your expected date of periods was few days ago as per your past dates. However, as you said you were under stress and received meds for infection this month, both can either prepone or postpone the periods. I would suggest you do a pr... Read Full »
Got periods after sex. Is there still a chance for pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor, I had sex 45 days back, and my last period was eight days before intercourse. I took I-pill within 48 hours. I got periods within 10 days after I had sex which was too early. Now it has been 35 days. Is there any chance of getting pregnant even after getting periods in the last month? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query on this platform. No, there is no chance of pregnancy, as you did not have sex after your last period. Your last period was actually breakthrough bleeding that occurred due to hormonal imbalance, which is a very common side effect of emergency co... Read Full »
What could be the reason for bleeding on the 12th day after taking the contraceptive pill?
Query: Hello doctor, A 25 year old girl with a known complaint of PCOD since a month had unprotected intercourse on the 18th of last month. It was her 14th day of menses. She took Unwanted-72 within one hour of the act. She had bleeding on the 30th. The bleeding lasted for three days. Now, the question is,... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is her normal period if she had proper bleeding. But, if the bleeding was slight, then ask her to do a pregnancy test. She should have her next period around the end of this month. But, since shed has PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), there can be a delay in he... Read Full »