Urine Pregnancy Test

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 have pregnancy symptoms after taking birth control pills. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on Lo Loestrin Fe for four months. I have never missed the pills on any days. I started to develop pregnancy symptoms such as nausea, food aversion, breast tenderness, dizziness, crying and fatigue. I stopped taking the pill and took three pregnancy tests in the mor...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If three tests are negative and you are bleeding after the stoppage of the tablet, then you are not pregnant for sure. The bleeding may be more because you stopped the tablets in between. The symptoms that you are experiencing do not happen only in pregnancy. It c...  Read Full »

How to confirm if I am pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I was on the Depo shot for a year. My last shot was before six months and I never went back for the next shot, which is supposed to be around three months back. I had some bleeding before two months and I thought it was a period. Last month, I did not have anything. I had a lot of unprote...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The test is negative and you are not pregnant. Normally, you have to see this test within 5 minutes. When you see after a long time you can see a faint positive. Other three tests are if negative, then pregnancy is not there. But, if want a confirmation, then do a sonogr...  Read Full »

After masturbation, I started to have bleeding. What is the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, My period is a little late, just only a day. But, I have been having many pregnancy symptoms. I masturbated yesterday (penetration and clitoral stimulation to orgasm) and a considerable amount of blood came out. Some blood flushed itself out for some time and I am clear now. What does thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may be your period bleeding or may be bleeding due to masturbation. For that have to check clinically for any sign of vaginal tear or just bleeding from your uterus. If you have a doubt that last month had sex and can be pregnant, then do a urine pregnancy test. I...  Read Full »

Does I-pill prevent pregnancy if taken after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex on day 13 of my cycle and had an I-pill a day later. Again, I had sex in a gap of three days after the intake of tablet. I am really worried if I should take the pill again. This was a terrible mistake. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am assuming that you have regular monthly periods. In that case, it is the time where you are going to ovulate. So, it is an unsafe period to have sex. And, if you have once unprotected sex and have taken I-pill (emergency contraceptive pill) once, then why to make...  Read Full »

Could ECP result in a delayed period?

Query: Hi doctor, Last month, I had unprotected intercourse with my partner and soon after which I took an ECP. Then, 10 to 12 days later I got my period. However, this month they are late by 13 days. But, I am getting lower abdomen cramps. Why is this happening? Could you suggest any medicine?  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When you take ECP (emergency contraceptive pill), you are taking hormonal pills, which can interfere with your body's hormonal cycle that is responsible for your normal menstrual cycle. Due to this disturbed cycle, you can have irregular cycle for once or twice and it ...  Read Full »

I missed my period and my urine pregnancy and HCG tests are negative. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex on 1st of last month and missed my period on 20th. I did a urine pregnancy test on 3rd of this month, it came negative and then I took Regestrone 10 mg for five days one tablet each day from 3rd to 7th. Then on 8th, I did a bhCG which came negative and today I go...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, you are not pregnant as urine pregnancy test and HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) test are negative. You have taken Regesterone so your period is delayed more. Your period should start now. It normally takes two to seven days after the last Regesterone tablet....  Read Full »

Had bleeding after my last sex, but having temperature and vomiting since one week. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex with my partner before ten days. She took Postpone 72 on the next day. She had bleeding after a week for four days. Now, she has temperature and vomiting for a week. Is she pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Just do a urine pregnancy test, if you think, that she is pregnant. But mostly it will be negative. Now, she has temperature and vomiting mostly due to something other reason. It could be due to gastroenteritis if she ate food from outside. Consult a nearby physician. Y...  Read Full »

Is there a chance to get pregnant while taking Krimson 35 regularly?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I had intercourse with my partner. I am taking Krimson 35 regularly, and my partner used a condom also. I have PCOS. Do I have a chance to get pregnant? We are not planning for a child now. Do we have any other tests that can diagnose pregnancy early or should I have to wait fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your partner has used a condom for sex, then there is less chance to get pregnant. As you are taking Krimson 35 (Cyproterone with Ethinylestradiol) regularly, so there is no chance to get pregnant. Take tablets regularly. Some tests can diagnose pregnancy early such ...  Read Full »

Can two emergency contraceptive pills be taken within the same month?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. My last period was a month back. I had sex two days later at night. I used the condom properly, no tear or any break, but there was some liquid on him) and took the emergency pill Levonelle next morning. Then five days later, I had some bleeding which I am not sure ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, it is not known that emergency pills are how much effective when taken more than once in the same cycle. You should be careful before taking it. Your periods can be disturbed due to it. Bleeding may be due to it. Wait for your period and if it is delayed then do uri...  Read Full »

Had sex 12 days after my periods and had an I-pill. Will I get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I had my period on 21st and had unprotected sex 12 days later. The next day I took an I-pill. Then, I have had unprotected sex three to four times in the last four days. What are the chances of me getting pregnant? What can I do to prevent pregnancy now? Should ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have regular monthly menses, then mostly you will not have any problem. The second thing is that after four days you cannot do much more. If you have intercourse three to four times in the last four days, then you should have taken precautions or tablets befor...  Read Full »

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