Unprotected Sex

Unprotected sex is the act of having sexual intercourse without using protection in the form of a condom. It is considered unsafe due to the risk of transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) it carries.

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What are the chances of passing herpes to the partner after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I was on a business trip and my friend and I went to a high-end brothel. My friend hired two girls and brought them back to the hotel. He had to take a phone call and while the girls were waiting for him they performed oral sex on me for a few minutes without a condom. They had no sympt...  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. There are very fewer chances of you having herpes since four weeks have passed and you have not developed any symptoms. But yes, herpes can even occur as sub clinical infection without presenting with any signs and symptoms. I would reco...  Read Full »

What are the chances of pregnancy after taking two I-pills in two hours?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unsafe sex with my girlfriend. I am sure that I did not ejaculate but she did take an i-pill for safety. We had sex for the second time and now I guess that I might have ejaculated and so she took one more i-pill. So, in total she had two i-pills in a time gap of two hours. Now she ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If she has taken the i-pill within 24 hours of the intercourse and in her case twice within a gap of two hours then she has doubled the concentration of progesterone. Usually, a withdrawal bleed is seen within next five to seven days from the day of i-pill intake. As s...  Read Full »

Is there any possibility to get pregnant after taking morning-after pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I gave birth to my baby six weeks ago, and on the fifth week, I and my partner had unprotected sex. I took the morning-after pill, but because I did not get my period I was worried whether it worked or not. It is been a week and today my first period has started. Does that mean that ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After the delivery, it takes around six weeks for the body physically, hormonally to get back to non-pregnant level. I mean to say that the hormones which were very high during pregnancy will not allow ovulation to occur, that is why you do not get periods during pr...  Read Full »

What are the chances of pregnancy after withdrawal bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee and I had unprotected sex last week, and she took an I-pill within six hours of the intercourse. She got withdrawal bleeding or spotting today. Is there any chance of her getting pregnant? I was just worried. Please respond as soon as possible.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Verma

Fetal Medicine Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question and understood the concerns. I-pill when taken within 24 hours of unprotected intercourse, prevents pregnancy in 95 to 98 % cases. She is having withdrawal bleeding due to the hormonal effect of the pill. There is nothing t...  Read Full »

What to do if the condom breaks while having sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. Yesterday I had sex with my husband, but unfortunately precaution was broken. I do not want to get pregnant. What should I do? Please guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may take one i-pill tablet, which is an emergency contraceptive. Take it within 72 hours of intercourse and this shall help to prevent pregnancy. You would get a withdrawal bleed in next five to seven days. For further doubts consult an obstetrician and gynaecologi...  Read Full »

Is pregnancy test necessary after taking i-pill within eight hours of unprotected intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. I usually get my periods in 23 days cycle. I had unprotected intercourse on my 24th day. I took an i-pill within eight hours of intercourse. Should I take a pregnancy test? Am I safe?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your periods did not start by 23rd day, and you had intercourse on the 24th day and took an i-pill after eight hours, then, your cycle would be in the secretory phase, and i-pill would initiate bleeding within 72 hours of intake. If you do not get your periods in ...  Read Full »

Can rabies be transmitted sexually?

Query: Hello doctor, Since last year, I am having a lot of health problems such as back pain, fingers joint dull pain, chest inflammation, irritation at penile area, inflammation inside the penile hole, body irritation, body weakness, fever. I often do sense inside my head, i.e., pricking with pins and ne...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Rabies can spread sexually but your symptoms do not classically point towards rabies infection. The neurological symptoms like confusion, nausea, excess salivation, etc., are missing. So the chance of rabies is less as per my opinion. However, for rabies, testing mul...  Read Full »

Are stomach cramps and diarrhea after unprotcted sex symptoms of HIV infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse three times with an unknown woman. After 20 days, my symptoms started with stomach cramps and diarrhea. My endoscopy report shows acute superficial gastritis. But my CBC test was fine. Doctor prescribed medicine, but it did not help. Day by day, I became ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I feel there is neither HIV nor any sexually transmitted infections. This is because repeated tests without any evidence of infection are enough to tell that there is nothing concrete in this regard. Now...  Read Full »

My period is delayed after taking I-pill. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old. I had unprotected sex with my fiance two months back. I took an I-pill because those were unsafe days. I got my periods but with very light bleeding. Again we had unprotected sex a month later thinking those are safe days. But to my horror I missed my dates. I took ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sabita Laskar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I-pill may give rise to irregular cycle at times. Specially if it does not bring about withdrawal bleeding. Regarding you not getting your period till date I am a little concerned here. As you have mentioned you had little bleeding during the last cycle, then your ov...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex before three years. Will I suffer from any sexual infection in future?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected anal sex with the neighbor lady before three years, and after a week I got jaundice, and it suffered around one month, and I got treatment with some ayurvedic medicines and got relief. Then around three months later I tested for hepatitis B and C both, but the resul...  Read Full »


Dr. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello doctor, A negative test for hepatitis B and C, three months after that unprotected anal sex rules these out as a cause for your hepatitis. Perhaps it was another cause for hepatitis, may be hepatitis A which is transmitted through contaminated food rather than by sex. Hepatitis B and C are tr...  Read Full »

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