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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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I had unprotected sex during and after my period, and I am unsure if my partner ejaculated inside my vagina, but my period has got delayed. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had unprotected sex when I am on my period. Then after my period, I took an emergency pill. The day after that, I had unprotected sex again but I am sure he did not cum inside. Then days later, I think I had withdrawal bleeding for two days. I also got spotting different dates. Four t...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. To make it clear, let me tell you how the normal cycle of periods is. Every lady of your age with periods of 28 to 35 days cycle, has ovulation around 12 to 16th day. The life of an egg is 24 hours and that of sperm is ...  Read Full »

Will I develop syphilis from unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had unprotected sex during a casual encounter, and I am feeling extremely anxious about the possibility of getting syphilis. I am a 25-year-old male, and this event occurred about two weeks ago. Since then, I have been experiencing some concerning symptoms, like a painless s...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and would like to guide you in your query. Syphilis is one of the sexually transmitted infections caused by unprotected sex. It may show symptoms primarily like, Fever. Fatigue. Headache. Muscle pain. If left untreated, it may lead to ...  Read Full »

How reliable is HIV-RNA test within 10 days of exposure?

Query: Hello doctor, I have unprotected vaginal and oral sex with a sex worker three weeks ago. I do not know her status of HIV(Human Immunodeficiency Virus) although she said she is clean. Exactly after seven days of my exposure, I feel something wrong with my body as it is feeling uncomfortable. I had or...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the details and reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). All the tests are negative is a good sign. The chances of transmission of HIV by unprotected intercourse with an HIV positive person is too low. If negative it is nil. You can ...  Read Full »

I had unprotected anal sex one month back. Can I get HIV?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male, and I had unprotected anal sex with a man of unknown HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) status one month back. After six days, I developed left-side neck pain and the next day sore throat with both side neck pain or lymph node pain, fever, and left groin pain, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. The chances of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) by single unprotected intercourse with a person who is positive for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection is low. If the person is HIV (hum...  Read Full »

What is the cause of radiating pain from the vagina after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my girlfriend for the first time a few days back, and we did not use a condom. I also had not masturbated for a long time. I had put my penis inside her vagina for nearly five seconds, and I had precum on my penis. After this, she has been feeling pain radiating from her...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your worries. No need to get stressed. Pain after intercourse may be due to friction injuries. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with them, and take medicine with consent. I suggest her to follow the given measures. 1. Drink pl...  Read Full »

I have a missed period despite taking a protective pill. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex a month back and after 4 to 5 hours, I used unwanted 72 and next day again I used unwanted 72. My menstruation has been missed. I tested my pregnancy through Prega news pregnancy testing kit and report was negative but my periods did not start. Then I used the unw...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have taken emergency contraceptives twice and then abortifacient as well. Emergency pills if taken once it shows withdrawal bleed within 1 to 2 weeks. If you have taken twice that further disturbed inside hormones then again you have taken abortion-inducing tablets ...  Read Full »

Does having sex during breast cancer chemotherapy create complications?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 34 years old, and she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Last night we had sex without any protection. Currently, she is on chemotherapy. Is it ok to have sex during this treatment period (chemotherapy)? Are there any precautions that need to be taken while having sex so th...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I suggest you take precautions to prevent pregnancy. In most cases of chemotherapy, ovaries are suppressed, and chances of pregnancy are less. I suggest you use a condom while having intercourse. I hope this helps. Thank you.  Read Full »

I am a 31-year-old male who had unprotected anal sexual intercourse. I have constant bloating, and pain in my lower abdomen, left testicle, and prostate area. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male 5 feet 7 inches and 140 lbs. I foolishly had unprotected receptive anal sexual intercourse with another male and I have had a constant bloating, dull pain in my lower left abdomen, left testicle, and prostate area, loss of appetite, constipation with greasy or o...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Kindly answer the following questions for me to help you better. Have you done the syphilis test? Were you positive for syphilis in any of the earlier tests taken? Have you done any brain imaging tests for the recent ...  Read Full »

My STD test results are negative. Should I test again?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a one-time, single exposure; (heterosexual) with a community sex worker. There was an instance of insertion (vagina unprotected) for approximately 10 seconds as we were fooling around and things just happened. I immediately wised up and put on a condom but that did not get far as...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hello, I appreciate you signing up on icliniq. You now have exclusive access to expert medical opinion. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection has a window period of one to three months during which the test results can be false negative. However, even as per WHO (World Health Organization), ...  Read Full »

I worry about pregnancy despite taking a pill. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex, and a few hours later, I took i-Pill. I got slight bleeding only for one day. I got a urine pregnancy test done thrice, and it was negative. My beta hCG was less than 2.3 mlU/ml. Please help. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Georgi Tsvetanov Varbanov

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have reviewed your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and everything seems fine. Have you consulted a gynecologist or a radiologist for the ultrasound? Based on your complaints and examinations, I do not think ...  Read Full »

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