Sexual Intercourse

Sexually intercourse is also known as coitus or copulation. It usually refers to the insertion of the erect penis into the vagina for the purpose of sexual pleasure and reproduction. It may also refer to oral or anal sex, not involving a vagina in that case.

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My wife has normal menstrual cycle and took an Unwanted-72 pill after sex. What are the chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sexual intercourse with my wife in the morning and I ejaculated inside her. In the evening she took an Unwanted-72 pill. I had sexual intercourse with her again after 68 hours but did not ejaculate inside her. She has a normal period cycle and it is her first time taking the pill. S...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Did this sexual history happen after she got her period? If your wife had taken the emergency contraceptive pill Unwanted-72 (Levonorgestrel) at the proper time and dosage, then there is no need to take the pill again. She will get withdra...  Read Full »

My crotch is itching and I have inflammation in my penis after sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I got inflammation in my penis after having sex. It has stayed for ten days, with no discharge but itching around the crotch. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern.Please help me with a few details so that we can get to the bottom of your concerns:Are you diabetic or hypertensive?Was this sexual contact with your regular partner or with someone new?Did you use a condom?How long after the sexual intercourse...  Read Full »

Can soreness in throat and skin redness after sex be due to HIV infection?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 42 years old white male. I had protected intercourse vaginal and anal, and unprotected oral sex, vaginal and anal exactly 17 days back. Eight days after I had an itch in my throat that practically made the corner of my mouth pucker for a day or two and lost my appetite. Around the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.You had protected intercourse and so the chance of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is less. The mentioned symptoms are not suggestive of HIV. But still, for peace of mind, it is advisable to investigate with a CMIA (chemiluminescent microparticle immuno assay) combo E...  Read Full »

My girlfriend got vaccinated for HPV recently. Should we avoid sexual intercourse after HPV vaccination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently in a relationship with a girl. She recently got her HPV vaccine, and I was told that I was not allowed to have sexual intercourse with her for six months until her next shot. Since there is very little information on the internet and from her gynecologist, I want to ask ...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Most specialists say that partners who are new to each other should not have sexual intercourse after HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine and it is better to wait for the completion of three doses. However old partners can have sexual inter...  Read Full »

Is there any topical medicine for easy penetration into vagina?

Query: Hi doctor,I am just newly married. I want to know if, is it enough to send the sperm at the entrance of the vagina or if should I penetrate long deep into the vagina and release the sperm to make my wife pregnant? Please guide us on which approach is easy as well as to make sure she would be pregnan...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sperms have to enter deep into the vagina for pregnancy to happen. Initially, during intercourse for newlyweds, full penetration might be difficult to achieve. You just need to increase the duration of foreplay to increase lubrication and make penetration easy. If st...  Read Full »

Why is my vagina dry and sore after using sanitary pads?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 21-year-old girl. Two weeks ago, after I finished my periods, I noticed my vagina was irritated. This happened before when using sanitary napkins and took about two weeks to go away. My vagina is sore and dry, but I noticed that it hurt when I had intercourse with my boyfriend. The ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shivpal Saini

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Just after the menstrual period, your vaginal mucosa is more friable, and it is not as much lubricant. So in that situation, you or your partner can use Lignocaine 2 % jelly as a lubricating agent. It will provide a better experience, and you will not get pain during ...  Read Full »

Why do I feel itchy over my face, neck, chest and arms after sex?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 29 years old. My whole body gets itchy after sex. Earlier it used to be random, but now it is almost every time. My face, neck, chest, legs, even hands, and arms are involved.   Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.According to your statement, you are suffering from an allergy just after sex. You did not mention here whether your partner uses condoms or not. You may be allergic to condoms or any added ingredient like spermicide that you or your partner used. Although it is possibl...  Read Full »

Is it possible for a woman to get pregnant within 3 weeks after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a concern regarding pregnancy. Can anyone get pregnant after three weeks after intercourse?  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, How are you doing? I have gone through your query. Let me tell you the basics of how pregnancy occurs. In any cycle, ovulation occurs around the 12 to 16th day of periods ( usually ovulation is 14 days before periods, so in a 28-day cycle- ovulation is on Day 14, for a 30-day cycle- ovulation...  Read Full »

Is HPV type 73 virus transmitted only by sexual intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to know how the virus HPV type 73 is transmitted? I have heard that it can only be transmitted from sexual intercourse but I want to be sure. My fiancee also has the virus. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. It is true that HPV (human papilloma virus) 73 is transmitted through sexual intercourse. On the current date no other mechanism is known for transmission of HPV 73. Considering the fact that your fiancee has HPV, there is...  Read Full »

I have rashes in my upper legs and butt after intercourse. Please advice.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24 yr old female of Indian descent. I have no history of any chronic disease, and I am currently taking no medication. Yesterday morning I woke up with rashes all over my upper legs and butt. The night before I had sex with my fiance and afterward I did not take a shower. The onl...  Read Full »


Dr. Parekh Raj Kanubhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. So for the rash purpose, you could use some antiallergics like Levocetirizine or CPM (Chlorpheniramine), but you should think one thing if you have been allergic to semen, then you are having sex since two years right? And allergies do not develop overnight. It has t...  Read Full »

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