Pregnancy Scare

Unintentional, unwanted, or unplanned conception or pregnancy signs due to unprotected sex and defective contraceptive products or methods lead to pregnancy scares in women. Signs like missed period post sexual intercourse usually makes them anxious. While most of them get checked themselves through an over-the-counter home pregnancy test, at times, these tests are known to show false-positive results, which further worsens their scare. Emergency contraceptive pills can be taken within few hours of sexual intercourse to prevent chances of pregnancy.

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I gave a handjob and put my hand into my vagina with the semen. Will I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I gave a man a hand job and got some semen on my fingers. About 10 minutes later, I went to the bathroom and inserted my finger into my vagina to check the vaginal mucus and determine if I was ovulating. Would it be possible for any sperm to have survived on my hand after the 10 minutes...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Kamal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, there are chances of getting pregnant. Better I suggest you take emergency contraception to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. If you are not fertile, there are certainly no chances of conceiving. Still, you did not provide a detailed history of your menstrual cycl...  Read Full »

Will an inappropriate way of using condoms lead to pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a male. My partner and I had sex on the 5th of this month and used a condom. However, a couple of hours before this, I ejaculated (non-sexual intercourse) and then peed after. While putting on the condom for sex, I put it on the wrong way first and then put it on the right way. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Kamal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to For conception to occur, there are several things that should be there. First, sex should be done during the fertile period of the cycle. Second, there should be sperm ejaculation into the vagina. The third, it should be in the ovulation period. Especially five da...  Read Full »

I am having spotting after sex and taking pills regularly. Can I have a chance to be pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex for two days and wake up yesterday with light spotting. Then again I had sex last night and started to have heavy bleeding. Now, I have little spotting today. I am taking birth control pills and have one more week of pills to take before having periods and so I should not have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Kamal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you are taking birth control pills, you need to do a urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. In your case, you have just started taking pills. Do not stop them if you miss a pill or two or else you need to take another contraceptive method along with them. So thi...  Read Full »

Are there any chances of pregnancy for sex with no penetration?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex (foreplay and no penetration) seven months back. After that, I did six pregnancy tests. The last test was done two months before, which is negative. But for the past six months, I am getting light periods with two days flow. I am worried. Please help me. Is there any chance of p...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Kamal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I want to know the complete history of your periods. The number of pads required, amount of flow, and passage of clots, if any. Have you taken any emergency contraception? Is there any delay in periods?  Read Full »

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