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Sex During Menstruation

One can indulge in sexual activities during menstruation. Though people often avoid having sex during periods, as it may get messy, it can cause anxiety and self-consciousness in women and increase the risk of sexually transmitted diseases. However, sex during menstruation does have some advantages, such as relief from cramps, shorter periods, increased sex drive, and natural lubrication.

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Will I become pregnant if I have sex during my period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old female who is five feet one inch and weighs 119 pounds. My period is today. Is it possible for me to become pregnant if I have intercourse? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It is difficult for me to provide a precise prediction about pregnancy, as various factors can influence fertility. However, I suggest general information to help you understand your situation better. Your last menstr...  Read Full »

I indulged in non-penetrative sex while on my period. Will I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16-year-old female with a height of four feet 11 inches and weighing 115.9 lbs. I have missed my period and was wondering can I be pregnant. My boyfriend and I were both naked and he was dry-humping my butt and he finished on my lower back (I was on my period). If the semen trai...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. How are you doing? If you were on period at the time of sex, then there is no chance of you getting pregnant. For a young lady of 28 days cycle, ovulation is around the 12 to 16th day. The life of an egg is 24 hours and th...  Read Full »

I recently had a massage during which I engaged in physical contact with the masseuse. Are there any health risks?

Query: Hello doctor,I recently had a massage experience. During the session, the masseuse and I engaged in physical contact that included cuddling, light touching, and a shared shower. I inserted my finger in her vagina for a few seconds. I did have a moment of concern when I realized that she was menstrua...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The chances of HIV transmission in the described situation seem to be extremely low, given the limited nature of the acts described. However, it is important to note that certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as herpes sim...  Read Full »

Is it safe to have unprotected sex on the fourth day of the period?

Query: Hello doctor.Is it safe to engage in unprotected sexual activity on my fourth day of menstruation?Please help  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Sexual activity is fine on the fourth day of menstruation. Ovulation often happens between the 12th and 16th day of menstruation. Do not have sexual activity for three days before and following ovulation. To find out when you ovulated, your period's length determines t...  Read Full »

Can my girlfriend become pregnant from fingering only?

Query: Hello doctor,My partner and I had sexual contact with clothes two months back. I ejaculated in my pants after a short while, and a bit of fingerplay happened from outside of her undergarments. However, I am sure fingerplay happened before I ejaculated, and I had nothing on my fingers. But I am scare...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. To get pregnant, the sperm should be released inside the vagina of the female. These sperms then need to fertilize an egg, which may or may not be available depending upon the ovulation pattern of the female. Furthe...  Read Full »

I had non-penetrative sex with my partner on the last day of my period. Is there any possibility of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old and had sex with my partner on the last day of my period, but we did not penetrate. We only had fingering sex. But we were not sure if sperms were on his hand or not. However, his hand was dry when he fingered me. I am a little bit confused about pregnancy. Now, I am...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. According to your description in such situations, it is very rare to get pregnant. Also, if you had sex on the last day of your menstrual cycle then that was your safe day so there is no chance of getting pregnant....  Read Full »

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