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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How to confirm if I am pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I was on the Depo shot for a year. My last shot was before six months and I never went back for the next shot, which is supposed to be around three months back. I had some bleeding before two months and I thought it was a period. Last month, I did not have anything. I had a lot of unprote...  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The test is negative and you are not pregnant. Normally, you have to see this test within 5 minutes. When you see after a long time you can see a faint positive. Other three tests are if negative, then pregnancy is not there. But, if want a confirmation, then do a sonogr...  Read Full »

For how many days the effect of an I-pill lasts?

Query: Hello doctor, I took an I-pill and did intercourse again in four days. Do I need to retake I-pill in the gap of four days? Or will it cover for the whole week?  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. For getting pregnant, the sperms have to be ejaculated in the vagina of the female. These sperms then need to fertilize an egg. The fertilized egg then needs to be implanted in the uterus of the female. When all...  Read Full »

Am I taking my birth control pills in the right sequence?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28 year old female. I am on birth control pills (Femilon) from the last two months. I had finished the first pack on the 19th last month. After that, I got my period on the sixth pill-free day, that is, on the 25th. I have restarted the new pack on the 27th. I have taken all t...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have correctly taken all the pills in the pack regularly as prescribed, that is for 21 days with 7 days off, there is very less chance of a pregnancy. The failure rates of pills, if properly used, is less than 0.5 %. So, you need not panic and repeat your urin...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing burning in my penis with whitish discharge after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some burning sensation in my penis with some whitish discharge that comes out three to four times an hour. I started to have this after practicing unprotected sex.   Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can occur due to gonorrhea. It is highly transmittable and needs urgent treatment. As it is caused by bacteria, it is cured by taking antibiotics. Due to the escalation of antibiotic resistance, the choice of different antibiotics has been narrowed over these years. ...  Read Full »

Does I-pill prevent pregnancy if taken after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex on day 13 of my cycle and had an I-pill a day later. Again, I had sex in a gap of three days after the intake of tablet. I am really worried if I should take the pill again. This was a terrible mistake. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am assuming that you have regular monthly periods. In that case, it is the time where you are going to ovulate. So, it is an unsafe period to have sex. And, if you have once unprotected sex and have taken I-pill (emergency contraceptive pill) once, then why to make...  Read Full »

Are cramps, spotting, and nausea after unprotected sex signs of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a height of five feet four inches and a weight of 77 kilograms. I have nausea, insomnia, fatigue, dizziness, leg cramps with back pain for a week. Today is my period day. I had spotting and cramps one or two times. I faced a sharp pain in the left lower abdomen. I had unprotected ...  Read Full »

Dr. Nnaedozie Umeani

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You are having nausea, insomnia, fatigue, dizziness, leg cramps, back pain, lower abdominal pain for a week with spotting. You have hypothyroidism also. You can have these symptoms due to ectopic pregnancy, normal uterine pregnancy, primary dy...  Read Full »

Does I-pill taken after an unprotected sex prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is 37 years old and she had her last period before 25 days. We had unprotected sex after four days and I did not do ejaculation inside her. We again had unprotected sex after two days and I ejaculated with deep penetration. She took I-pill on the next day. She had some bleeding or ...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Unprotected sex done after a week of getting periods can lead to pregnancy as the withdrawal method is not a reliable method of birth control. Now, unprotected intercourse did after ten days of getting periods sh...  Read Full »

My HIV RNA viral load after 10 days showed not detected. Do I need another test?

Query: Hello doctor, I have OCD and health anxiety. The last two months have been the most challenging months of my life. I think I have ALS and crippling anxiety. I have all kinds of symptoms where I feel twitching and cramping. My EMG was fine. I had unprotected sex with a girl. The next day I had a CB...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your RNA test is not conclusive. Ten days is too short of saying anything. I do not know why your doctor has put you on post-exposure prophylaxis after many days of exposure. Still, following post exposure prophylaxis, six months of testing is required to consider ...  Read Full »

Why am I having testicular pain after an unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, After having unprotected sex, I have acute testicular pain with pain in the buttocks on the left side. I also have knee pain on the left side with a white rash on the scrotum with genital itchiness. I also have a burning sensation at the end of urination and generalized weakness without ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having testicular pain after unprotected sex indicates an infection and it needs to be investigated. You need to send the investigations done and I will help you treat the condition.   Read Full »

What are the chances of getting pregnant with unprotected intercourse after the ovulation period?

Query: Hello doctor, I have anxiety, and I think I might get pregnant even though it is not likely. I had unprotected sex yesterday, and it was the 20th day of my cycle. My cycles are usually 28 days long. I had egg white cervical mucus (EWCM) on day 14, and after that, it stopped, which I think means tha...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I like to inform you that for a woman with 28 days regular cycle, the odds of getting pregnant on the 20th day of the cycle is very low, if any. This is because the ovulation occurs on the 14th day before the next cycle, which translates to the 14th d...  Read Full »

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