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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Can my girlfriend be pregnant despite a negative pregnancy test report? Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My girlfriend has PCOS and irregular periods. We had unprotected sex two months back when she took Regestrone CR 15 mg tablet, and she got her period within three days. She underwent an hCG blood report last month, and the report was 0.10, and she did a pregnancy test and got one deep ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. She is not pregnant as her serum beta hCG test, the most confirmatory and specific test for pregnancy is negative with the beta hCG levels less than 5mIU. As she took a Regestrone CR 15 mg tablet, her menses is expected to be delayed by 10 ...  Read Full »

Are there specific conditions under which Unwanted 72 can fail?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22 year old female. I had my periods on the 2nd of this month. I had unprotected sex on the 10th and took a tablet of Unwanted 72 within an hour of having sex. After five days of taking the tablet, I experienced spotting for two days and very light bleeding on the third day. I h...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Unwanted 72 has a success rate of 99 %, so the withdrawal bleed that you experienced on the 15th is more likely to be a pill withdrawal rather than an implantation bleed. Another reason being you were on day 9 of your cycle during your act of sexual intimacy ...  Read Full »

I want to confirm whether I-pill is safe.

Query: Hello doctor, I just want to confirm that whether I-pill is safe. Actually, my wife had taken I-pill a month back and two days back we again had unprotected sex. Is it fine to take I-pill now also? Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is important to learn if she had a withdrawal bleeding in next five to seven days of taking an I-pill or not. If she did, then at what date did she had her bleeding as that would be important to calculate whether she was in her safe period or unsafe period. If uns...  Read Full »

Does small light brown spot mean pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on the Levlen ED pill (combination pill) for two months, and this month on day 12 of my cycle, I had sex and my period is due tomorrow. But today I noticed a small light brown spot on my undergarments, and I heard it was a pregnancy sign. I am really worried. I have been on...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have been on oral contraceptive pills since last two months, regularly and have continued the same during this present cycle as well, then there are no chances of pregnancy as ovulation would not have occurred during this cycle in view of pill intake. Now that...  Read Full »

Does vomiting sensation after unprotected intercourse mean pregnancy?

Query: Hi, I had unprotected intercourse with my partner a month back. I did not ejaculate inside her. Later, to be sure, she did a home pregnancy test after 21 days, and it came negative. Since yesterday, she had a vomiting sensation, has not been able to eat anything, and has light stomach cramps and a l...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.The best way to rule out pregnancy conclusively is a serum beta HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) test if she has not had her menses yet. If the HCG levels are less than 3mIU/ml, then she is not pregnant for sure. The delay in menses is then likely to be due to PCOD (po...  Read Full »

Partner is yet to have her periods after Unwanted 72. Please suggest course of action.

Query: Hello doctor, My partner took an Unwanted 72 tablet on 15th last month and had bleeding from the 26th to 31st. Her expected date for the period was 6th this month but a doctor suggested she should wait till 15th. She started with an odorless vaginal discharge and has reduced since but is yet to have...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The bleeding that she had from 26th to the 31st, post Unwanted-72 intake, was the withdrawal bleed or her menses which got initiated as per the schedule of emergency pill intake. So, now her next bleeding or menses would only be after a month post 31st, that is, by t...  Read Full »

I have PCOS, and had unprotected sex with my partner during my ovulation phase. Can I be pregnant even after taking I-pill?

Query: Hello doctor,I have PCOS. I had my withdrawal bleeding from taking the tablet Meprate (Medroxyprogesterone) 10 mg for five days as prescribed by a doctor. On the 14th day of my cycle, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend, but he pulled out before ejaculating. I also took an I-pill within three ho...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are on the 14th day of your cycle, the discharge indicates that it is your fertile period, so chances of pregnancy were high, keeping in view that even pre cum contains live sperms. However, as you have rightly taken an I-pill within three hours of sex, this sho...  Read Full »

I had sex on the fourth day of my cycle. What are the chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had intercourse on the fourth day of my last cycle (I have a 5-day cycle). It is 10 days past the period's due date. Could I be pregnant? I had done two pregnancy tests, and both were negative. Are there any chances that I may still be pregnant? If yes, why were both tests negative? ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you had sex on day 4 of your cycle, you were in your safe period, and pregnancy is unlikely. Also, as the second urine pregnancy test is done after eight days of missed periods is conclusively negative, it rules out pregnancy completely. The delay in this present cy...  Read Full »

I took an ECP seven days ago. Can I take another ECP now?

Query: Hello doctor,I took ECP seven days ago, on the fifth day of my period. No side effects till now, but there has been withdrawal bleeding happening for the last three days. It has become light now. Accidentally, an unprotected penis with semen rubbed my vagina. It happened again 32 hours ago. Can I ta...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are in the midst of your withdrawal bleeding, and the endometrial lining is being shed, there is no need to take a repeat ECP (emergency contraceptive pill) if you have accidentally had unprotected intercourse. There are no chances of pregnancy at all during bl...  Read Full »

I have foul-smelling yellow sticky vaginal discharge after my first unprotected sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor I am a 38-year-old woman and had my first unprotected sex last month. My last period day was four days before sex. My menstrual cycle is about 19 to 21 days. I had my next period 18 days after sex lasted for four days. The period was normal, but very little slow flow. After the day of i...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms indicate bacterial vaginosis, a bacterial infection contracted by your partner post intercourse. The chances of pregnancy are minimal as you have already had your menses post intercourse, and to substantiate the fact, your multiple urine pregnancy tests h...  Read Full »

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