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 chance of HIV transmission from unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with a sex worker without a condom. Now I am worried I have HIV or AIDS. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Sachdeva

HIV AIDS Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome​ to icliniq.com. The only way to clear the doubt after an unprotected exposure is to get tested. I will suggest you to get your HIV Rapid test now. This will tell your baseline HIV status. If it is negative, get your fourth generation rapid test at four weeks of exposure. If the sa...  Read Full »

Can you take I-pill if you have ovarian cyst and irregular periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend. But I have not ejaculated in her. Is there any chance for pregnancy? Some yellow substance was there on the tip of my penis. What is that?  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The process you have adopted while performing sex is termed as withdrawal method. Though this is a commonly practiced method, there exists reason for failure. The cause is some of your sperms could be present in your precum that is some amount of clear secretion from...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex a few days after taking an i-pill. Should I take it again?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex weeks before and I took i-pill the next day. My periods are due on 18th of every month but 14 days after taking i-pill, I had two to three drops of blood and did not get proper periods. Again after one and a half weeks, I thought I am having periods, but just two to...  Read Full »

Dr. Prabha Ranjan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concern. I will try my best to help you. If no spillage of semen inside the vagina and no touching of the vagina with his semen in hand then no need of taking i-pill. And the menstrual irregularities through which ...  Read Full »

Does I-pill affect periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I got my periods exactly one month back. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend seven days back. I had one I-pill after two days at lunch time. My periods are regular. Will the tablet consumption affect my periods? Is there any possibility for pregnancy? Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hope your periods are regular of around 28 to 30 days. In that case nothing to worry as you had sex very much after ovulation period. And no need of I-pill also. You should not be taking I-pill frequently. It is an emergency contraceptive pill. For further doub...  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 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 oral thrush, loss of appetite, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 have redness on penis even after taking Tavin-EM and Instgra. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a symptom of redness on my penis and with no pain and itchiness on it for the past one day. Can you please suggest me something? I had unprotected sex due to condom break two weeks back with an unknown person for that I am taking Tavin-EM and Instgra medicine now for 28 days as p...  Read Full »

Dr. Meha Malhotra

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I could not get the contents of the medication prescribed to you. Could you send the same with details I would be able to comment on the issue. Secondly, get a forth generation ELISA test done for HIV 1 and 2 six weeks and repeat the test at three months from the d...  Read Full »

What is the chance of HIV in unprotected sex without ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected intercourse but no ejaculation was done. I have a fear of being exposed to HIV. What necessary steps should be taken earliest?  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unprotected sexual intercourse is a risk factor for STDs (sexually transmitted disease) including HIV, however, the risk is very low (0.03%). There is no reason to panic at the moment. If possible, please get the partner tested first. If she is a known case of HIV then ...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of pregnancy that could be detected within a week?

Query: Hi doctor, Last week I and my partner had a romance, I did everything expect for the penetration of my penis into her vagina. At last, I was masturbating outisde with my hands, when the sperm came out it spills out over her legs and also near to her vagina. So we got scared that if sperm spill ove...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pregnancy can happen rarely in the scenario you described. There will not be any immediate symptoms of pregnancy. The earliest symptom is missing the next expected period. You cannot do anything to stop the pregnancy right now. If she misses her period, she can confirm ...  Read Full »

How does taking Mensovit plus help in preventing pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a married woman with two kids and a regular cycle. My first day of last period was on the 7th of last month. On 26th I had intercourse and took Mensovit plus on 30th and 1st and yet to get periods. Please advise. I have not done any family planning post my second delivery, but w...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This seems you have sex on the 19th day of your cycle. This could turn you pregnant and as such why don't you opt for a pregnancy testing now? Mensovit plus is a hormonal nonspecific medicine but not protective of pregnancy. So, do a test first and let me know the re...  Read Full »

I took Mifepristone before 72 hours of unprotected sex. Is there still chance for me to get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex before three days. Today it is almost 72 hours completed. I have taken Mifepristone 200 mg. Are there chances of pregnancy still?  Read Full »

Dr. Saravan Pramod Settipalli

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a less likely chance to get pregnant. As you had taken your contraceptive within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.  Read Full »

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