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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Is it possible to get pregnant two days before my periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend, and two days later, I got my periods on my regular period cycle. Usually, I have five days of blood flow, but the flow is stopped or has occurred once on the third day. What should I do? Am I pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. See for getting pregnant; the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female; these sperms have to fertilize the egg, which then gets implanted in the uterus forr a women to conceive. In your case,...  Read Full »

Is there a way to prevent pregnancy after six days of unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old, and my partner and I did not use any protection last time. It was just six days ago. I have not been feeling well for two days. I have a mild fever and little nausea. My period's due date is 12 to 14 days later from today. Is there any chance of conceiving 21 to 23 day...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. See, for getting pregnant, the sperms have to be ejaculated inside the vagina of the female. These sperms then need to fertilize an egg, which should successfully be implanted in the uterus for a lady to be conce...  Read Full »

Can unprotected anal intercourse lead to HIV infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old guy and worried about whether I am infected with HIV or not. Below are my details. I had a high-risk exposure of unprotected anal intercourse with a random guy. After around seven weeks, I somehow started panicking about HIV infection. I did HIV 1 and 2 antibody p2...  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. Initially, it takes 3 to 12 weeks for the antibodies against HIV to develop in any person irrespective of the person's immunity and the duration of onset of symptoms. 2. Next, suppose your ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) is negative in the 12th week. In th...  Read Full »

Is it good to take I-pill after having unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. Yesterday I had my ovulation day. I had unprotected sex with my partner. But we had not done a penetration. He pulled out before he had the precum. But we are scared. Is it necessary to take an I-pill? If yes, then what are the side effects? My period is expect...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You were under an unsafe period, and even pre-cum also have live sperms. You are at risk of getting pregnant. You need emergency contraception within 72 hours of intercourse to avoid unplanned pregnancy. The most common side effects of I-pill are a headache, nausea, and...  Read Full »

Does sex during the date of period result in ectopic pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a query about my period. My actual due date for my period was 28th of last month. I had unprotected sex on the 27th. I waited two days for my period and I took emergency contraceptive on the last minute to 72 hour. My period got delayed for eight days and got it on the 5th of thi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, as you had bleeding after eight days post Unwanted 72 intake, it ensures that you are not pregnant. Your fresh menstrual date would now be the date of the bleeding started after the ECP (emergency contraceptive pill). There is a likelihood that next menses ma...  Read Full »

Should my fiancee consume a contraceptive pill in case she misses her period?

Query: Hi doctor, My fiancee and I had sex this weekend. It was unprotected and I ejaculated inside. We had sex during her safe days. She is expecting her periods in a day or two. Can there be any chance of delay in her periods? Can she consume a contraceptive pill within 72 hours and avoid pregnancy? I ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Aparna M Sathawane

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Childbirth Educator, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If she is getting regular 30 days period cycle and you had intercourse after the 20th day of her period then there are no chances of pregnancy. Also, no need to take any contraceptive pill as her periods are due in two to three days. The period can delay because of ...  Read Full »

Is hernia in groin after risky sexual exposure a concerning issue?

Query: Hi doctor, In December 2019, I had a high-risk sexual exposure with a male. I was receptive. I did not know until the end that he did not use a condom. From that moment on I was in so much stress and anxiety. I tested many times for the following from January to June. 1. HIV Duo - Negative. 2. Sy...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). All your reports are also perfectly normal, so do not worry at all. It is not STDs (sexually transmitted disease) or HIV (human immuno-deficiency virus). There is no physi...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex and have missed period. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I had an unprotected sex with my fiance a week ago and now I missed my period. I am scared that I will become pregnant and I do not want it now. Please help me to stop pregnancy. Please.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, please get a serum beta hCG test done to conclusively rule out or confirm pregnancy. If the hCG levels are more than 5mIU then you are pregnant else you are not. If positive then you may require to get an ultrasound pelvis done to confirm the location of pre...  Read Full »

What causes delay in periods and white discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, We had unprotected intercourse 13 days back. Her menses has been delayed for six days now. There is some white discharge from the vagina since 12 days and she is not having her periods still. We have checked for pregnancy yesterday through a strip test and it showed negative. Also, sh...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is evident that she was on day 21 or day 23 of her cycle when you had unprotected intercourse. As her menses have been regular consider that ovulation would have occurred by day 14. In that case ovulation would have dissoluted 13 days back and chances of pregnancy a...  Read Full »

Got periods after taking Regestrone post unprotected sex. Is there any chance of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I and my fiancee had unprotected sex a month back. I had an orgasm before having but not during sex. She has PCOD so her periods are irregular. She went to the doctor and doctor suggested having Regestrone 5 mg three tablets for three days. She started taking it 13 days later and fini...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? As she has PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), her ovulation date cannot be predicted. So there is always a chance of pregnancy. But as she had bleeding after having tablet Regestrone, pregnancy is not possible. Bleeding after having hormones will be ...  Read Full »

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