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 have spotting with headache and dizziness. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I have my cycle of normally 42 to 45 days. Last time, it was 55 days. This time on 47th day, I had spotting with headache, back pain, dizziness, low BP, and HR around 110 and BP around 70/100 pregnancy test are negative and it is seven days after we had unprotected sex. My question is, c...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your history, you are a 39 year old lady with a BMI of 28.4, having long cycles of 42 to 55 days. You had unprotected sex activity seven days back (do not know which day of the cycle you had activity) but on the 47th day of the cycle, you got spotting wi...  Read Full »

I want to urinate every five minutes. Why is this happening?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 25 years old female. My height is 1.65 m. I want to pee like every five minutes and when I do wipe it is light red, sometimes red grey but not a lot and my last period was almost one and half months back. Why is this happening?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be urine infection, irregular unscheduled bleeding or some local pathology. All need to investigate. Have investigations, precautions then treated accordingly. Have proper hygiene. Wear soft comfortable undergarments. Use condoms for sex to prevent sexually tr...  Read Full »

I took I-pill and my period is skipped. Will I be pregnant now?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an unprotected sex twice for which I took I-pill within six hours twice in last two months with a 20 days gap. My period ended naturally last month. Due to I-pill, it got early periods and I had it again ten days later. But now my period is skipped. I should have got my periods 24t...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Emergency contraceptive pills are hormones will cause not only withdrawal bleed but also can delay or irregulate periods. Near suspected menses least likely fertile period and fewer chances of pregnancy. For safe side, you do have serum beta hCG (blood pregnancy test) immed...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex on the sixth day of my period. What should I do to avoid pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex on the sixth day of my period in which bleeding has already stopped. What should I do to avoid pregnancy?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send me some more details. If you have regular cycles with 28 days or more, then day six of periods is not the fertile period of your cycle. But having short irregular periods results in the risk of having the issue of conception. So check on your cycles. If r...  Read Full »

Should I-pill be taken along with Krimson 35 after unprotected sex to avoid pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking my second-day pill of my Krimson 35 for PCOS. I had unprotected sex with my husband, and we are not planning for a baby now. Should I take I-pill also along with Krimson 35 to avoid pregnancy?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Krimson 35 (Cyproterone, Ethinyl Estradiol) is used as an oral contraceptive pill as well. It should be started from day one of the periods. So if you are having periods and started Krimson as well from day one and had unprotected sex, then there are fewer chances of...  Read Full »

Can I have unprotected sex while on birth control?

Query: Hello doctor, I had questions about birth control. If I take a contraceptive, will it be okay for me to have unprotected sex with my partner? And will it cause any complications in the future if we are ready to have a baby?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have been on contraceptives then your body would have got used to this. Most of the contraceptive methods are hormonal and all having short and long term side effects and differs in every Individual a bit. If contraceptives are taken regularly as per advised with...  Read Full »

Can unprotected sex on the seventh day of period lead to pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife had unprotected sex with me last night and it was her seventh day of the period. So should I give her Unwanted 72 or is there any chance of getting pregnant and can you tell me the side effects which she will face after taking Unwanted 72?  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is better if you send me her detailed gynecological, obstetric, medical, surgical, drugs history. If she has short irregular cycles of 28 days or less, then it is better to have Ipill as in regular cycles of 28 days there is a fertile period from day 8 to day 13. So,...  Read Full »

I took Plan B on next day of sex and started Depo too. Am I safe from pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My last Depo was eight months back. I started getting my period four months back. Last week, I started up Depo again (not on my period). 10 days back I had unprotected sex. I am not even sure if he came in me. I took a Plan B the next day. I was supposed to get my period two days late...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Which day did you start Depo again? If we look into your query, you had sex and took I-pill in 24 hours. If the emergency contraceptive pill was taken in proper dose within 48 hours post unprotected sex without vomitings, then it will work and most probably will give wi...  Read Full »

Had sex on third day and took I-pill, but there was no withdrawal bleeding. Should I worry?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a regular cycle of 28 to 30 days cycle. I got my last period last month, and I had bleeding for five days. But I had unprotected sex on the third day of my periods, and I took I-pill within 10 hours. I have not got a withdrawal bleed, and also, I have not got my periods this month...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen many ladies taking I-pill post unprotected sex are unable to get withdrawal bleed. But they can have heavy bleeding in the same menses during which they had sex, or they can have prolonged bleeding during the periods when the I-pill was taken in the proper d...  Read Full »

How frequently can Ipill be taken after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex a week back and took an I-pill within 24 hours. He did not cum inside me but still, for protection, I took the pill. Five days later, the condom broke, although he did not cum inside me, I am not sure of how safe it is. Is there any chance of being pregnant? Shou...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have taken Ipill after first intercourse activity and it was taken properly, in proper dose and timings without vomiting, then actually ovulation or fertilization would have stopped already for this cycle. By rule, no need to take another pill if still, no ble...  Read Full »

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