Condoms are a method of birth control that block the entry of sperm, and also block other bodily fluids from spreading sexually transmitted diseases. Both male and female condoms are available that are made from latex, polyurethane, and lambskin. If used properly, it is effective in preventing pregnancy 98% of the time.
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Query: Hello doctor, For the past week, I had been having extra discharge down there. It is white and watery and has a bad smell. Also, my vagina has been red and looks swollen. Is it from douching or from sex? I have been with the same partner for a year now. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is it a fishy smell? Is the discharge thin and milky or cottage cheese like? If yes, you seem to be suffering from bacterial vaginosis along with yeast infection. Does your partner have some symptoms too? Please stop douching, it tends to wash away the good protective b... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I and my fiancee had intercourse a month back with a condom and also she had an emergency contraceptive pill. I bought it from a medical. They asked her to take it before one hour of intercourse. She had a regular period. Her last period was on 7th of last month but it is 11th of next... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Stress plays important role in periods. She might be freaking out with the fear of getting pregnant, with exams on the head causing a delay in her periods. Please consider doing a pregnancy test, most likely, it will be negative, and that will help her relax. Periods wi... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have a yeast infection. Can I still have sex if my partner uses a condom? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yeast is not a sexually transmitted disease. It is present everywhere, just that it shows its presence when the good bacteria cannot keep its growth in check. It is fine to have intercourse with your partner. My suggestion would be using a condom during every coitus, as... Read Full »