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 is the possibility of pregnancy if we had sex during periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my partner during her menstrual cycle, and she abruptly stopped bleeding a few hours after intercourse. Though I did not use a condom and did not ejaculate inside, to be on the safer side, I convinced her to take an I-pill after 48 hours of intercourse. What is intriguin...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Although sex during menstruation is not advisable due to hygienic purposes, it is considered a safe period during which pregnancy cannot happen. My advice would be to check using a pregnancy test and practice safe sex (you can use condoms)...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant if I have unprotected sex after taking the emergency pill during my ovulation time?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex yesterday and he pulled out of me. When we finished, I looked at my period tracker app and noticed that my period should come in four days and that I was ovulating. I took the morning-after pill immediately afterward. Will the pill work? What are the chances of me ge...  Read Full »


Dr. Pratik Patil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have taken the pill before 72 hours have passed after the act, you are safe.  Please do not worry. You are not pregnant.  Also now, your periods will postpone by up to 10 days for two cycles. Thank you. For more information consult an internal medicine physic...  Read Full »

What is the significance of minimal fluid in POD?

Query: Hi doctor, We had unprotected sex and after that she took I-pill within one hour. Is there any chance of pregnancy? She had an ultrasound and there is minimal fluid found in POD. Otherwise, everything is fine. Please suggest what to do now.  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. When the unprotected sex happened? When and why was ultrasound done? Fluid in POD (pouch of Douglas - between rectum and back part of uterus) in ultrasound can be due to ovulation. If unprotected sex happened around ovulation and had birth control pill, there will ...  Read Full »

I had sex today, and I am tense about getting my fiancee pregnant. What do I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I had sex today with my fiancee. Although we did not use protection, I did not cum into her. I am tense. What can we do to prevent pregnancy? Her periods are due next week. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. You had unprotected sex but did not ejaculate inside. Although there are fewer chances of getting pregnant, I would suggest: Use an emergency contraceptive pill, like I-pill or Unwanted 72. They are effective when ...  Read Full »

I have no STD symptoms. Should I still get tested before I meet my wife?

Query: Hello doctor, Due to work, I have been away from my wife for more than two years. I had a few sexual encounters with sex workers here. I had unprotected oral sex and protected vaginal sex twice last year, protected oral sex and protected vaginal sex once last year, unprotected oral sex and protected...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, ideally speaking, I feel tests are the need of the hour, as there are unprotected sexual encounters (oral sex) with high-risk individuals (commercial sex workers). Considering the future implications of...  Read Full »

There are recurrent cluster of bumps on the penis every three months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a cluster of bumps on the penis. This has been going on and off for two years. I have this recurrent cluster of bumps. They appear at the same spot about every three months.   Read Full »


Dr. G.s.s. Sandeep

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern may be condylomata accuminata. It is a type of viral infection due to human papillomavirus. Do you have any history of unprotected sexual exposure? If yes, go for an STD panel investigation which includes: VDRL (venereal disease research laboratory). ...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex yesterday, but no ejaculation was done. I have my periods in seven days. Can I take I-pill to prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend yesterday. He did not ejaculate inside of me and took out long before ejaculation. My periods are after seven days. Should I take I-pill to be on the safe side? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As you had unprotected sex and wanted to discontinue the pregnancy, I suggest you can take one tablet of I-pill (Levonorgestrel) 1.5 mg as early as possible, wit...  Read Full »

My girlfriend and I had unprotected sex after her ovulation, and I pulled out. Can there be any danger?

Query: Hello doctor,My girlfriend and I had sexual intercourse before her ovulation without any protection, and I also pulled out. We did the act on two separate days, and she took an emergency pill right after that. After her ovulation, we had sex again, and this time also, we did it without protection, a...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for trusting us for your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concern. As you had unprotected sex, I suggest, I-pill (Levonorgestrel) 1.5 mg as early as possible (maximum within 72 hours of intercourse). Only one tablet is requir...  Read Full »

Can my friend transmit hepatitis B infection to his vaccinated wife?

Query: Hello doctor, Five years ago, my friend was diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B infection. He was asymptomatic, and his laboratory results showed normal liver enzymes and LFT. Also, his abdominal ultrasound was normal. He is married, and his wife was vaccinated for hepatitis B three years ago. Is th...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. Yes, hepatitis B can be transmitted by unprotected vaginal intercourse or oral sex. The use of a condom during intercourse can prevent transmission. I suggest he uses tablet Liv 52 or capsule Amylcure DS twice da...  Read Full »

Does unprotected sex with my wife after the child's delivery suggest a pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife delivered a baby on the 8th of last month. On the 13th of this month, we had unprotected intercourse. The delivery was a normal delivery. My baby was formula-fed for the first two days as my wife did not have milk and now, is completely on breastfeed. Is it possible that she co...  Read Full »


Dr. Meeta Airen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. During the first few weeks after delivery, ovulation is unpredictable. Ideally, until six weeks there is no chance of pregnancy, but only if totally breastfed. I suggest she get a serum beta hCG test done. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist ...  Read Full »

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