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 had unprotected sex this morning. Should my partner need to take a contraceptive?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse this morning. But, I am not sure whether I had ejaculated inside. Should my partner take a contraceptive? She is having PCOD. Kindly advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If she is in her ovulation period then better to take an emergency contraceptive pill. Ovulation occurs 14 days prior to the expected menses.¬†Imagine her periods is of 28 days then unsafe days are from 11th day of menses to 20th day. Ovulation is unpredictable as the cyc...  Read Full »

Will I-pill mess up my menstrual cycle?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex two days before my periods due date and consumed an I-pill within 24 hours. Now my period is five days late. I have tested using a home pregnancy kit and the result was negative. I am getting a clear vaginal discharge. What are the chances of me being pregnant? Shoul...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Two days before your periods is a safe period. There is no need of an I-pill (contraceptive pill) too. You can wait for normal periods to come. The delay is because of I-pill only.  For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologi...  Read Full »

Is it possible for a urine pregnancy test to be false negative?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend on 5th of last month. It was the fifth day of her periods. Then, she took an I-pill within three hours. She got her periods on the 17th of the same month. May be it could be a discharge because of I-pill. After that, till now she has not gotten her...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it could be because of I-pill. You can get blood hCG hormone (human chorionic gonadotropin) analysis. That will rule out pregnancy. If not, then an ultrasound scan can be done, which will rule out pregnancy and any abnormalities of uterus, ovaries and cervix. For fur...  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

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 »

Whom should I consult for a rash that appeared after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex about one and a half month ago. A few days later, I saw a few things that concerned me. So, about a week later, I got tested for all the common STDs and the results came back negative. But, I am still having the same issue, but not as bad as before. I have been havin...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should apply antifungal ointment for some more time. Also, you may need oral antimicrobials and antifungal. Doxycycline can be tried for two weeks with continuation of ointment. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take the medicine with consent...  Read Full »

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