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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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Why is my period late by 15 days even after taking the Unwanted-72 pill after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I had unprotected sex one month ago, and I took the Unwanted-72 pill after two days of intercourse. I was supposed to get my periods 15 days ago, but I missed my periods. I again had unprotected sex ten days ago and took an emergency contraceptive pill immed...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Frequent use of emergency contraceptive pills can cause side effects like delayed periods, spotting, breast tenderness, nausea, vomiting, and irregular bleeding. This is due to high levels of progesterone from the pill. Periods will occur ...  Read Full »

What will happen to my periods if I discontinue Meprate?

Query: Hi doctor, My last menstruation happened 50 days ago. But usually, my cycle is around 33 to 36 days on average. We had unprotected intercourse on the 11th day of my cycle, and I checked UPT on my 46th day. It was negative. I started taking tablet Meprate 10 mg once daily and had only for three da...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The cause for delay in the period may be due to the discontinuation of tablet Meprate 10 mg (Medroxyprogesterone acetate). It is essential to take the complete dose, as the progesterone levels in the body have to reach a ...  Read Full »

Which is the safe period to avoid pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,I had missed my period. Last month mid I got my periods. I had unprotected sex on the last day of last month. Yesterday I checked, it is showing that I am pregnant. How is it possible? Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. First, let me explain the fertile period and safe period in a menstrual cycle. Day 1 to 7 of your period (starting on the first day of your period, in your case, it is mid of last month) is considered as the safe period. During this time, the...  Read Full »

Can pregnancy result from intercourse without penetration?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old female. Recently, my boyfriend ejaculated near my vagina without penetration on the seventh day of my period. Thereafter, I experienced spotting for few days until the 17th day of my menstrual cycle, after which I experienced a full bleeding period. Can you please te...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before I could help you with your query, can you please answer the following questions: How long was your period? Was the amount of bleeding similar to your other bleeding cycles? Did the period occur at the usual time as your previous cycles? Kindly get back...  Read Full »

Can Krimson 35 prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex on 8 th day of my period. Is there any chance of getting conceived? I am taking Krimson (Levonorgestrel) 35 tablets from the 4th of our intercourse.  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know that your periods are regular and why was Krimson (Levonorgestrel) 35 prescribed to you. In a regular cycle (28 days), the fertile window falls from 11- 18 days, and the chances of pregnancy are highest during this time. So kindly get back to me ...  Read Full »

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