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What To Do After Unprotected Sex

Unprotected sex carries a risk of conception. Within 72 hours, the contraceptive pill should be taken. The ECP (emergency contraceptive pill) can be taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex. After three weeks, a pregnancy test should be done.

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Can my girlfriend pregnant after her ovulation?

Query: Hello doctor,My girlfriend and I had sexual intercourse before her ovulation without any protection, and I also pulled out. We did the act on two separate days, and she took an emergency pill right after that. After her ovulation, we had sex again, and this time also, we did it without protection, a...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for trusting us for your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concern. As you had unprotected sex, I suggest, I-pill (Levonorgestrel) 1.5 mg as early as possible (maximum within 72 hours of intercourse). Only one tablet is requir...  Read Full »

My partner and I had unprotected sex 15 days ago. What are the chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had unprotected sex 15 days ago. A week later, she experienced abnormal bleeding, but she will have her periods the next month. Are there any chances of pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. J. N. Naidu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I request you to mention more about the bleeding. Hormonal imbalance is a common cause of bleeding. I suggest you ask her to undergo a urine pregnancy test ten days after sex to rule out pregnancy.  Read Full »

I had unprotected intercourse with my partner. How can we prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had unprotected intercourse before one week, and she was not on any pills. Recently, she has been experiencing symptoms such as vomiting, urinating blood, weakness, headache, and hypertension. Please advise us on how to avoid pregnancy.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I read your question and understand your concern. In the event of unprotected intercourse, it is best to take emergency contraceptive pills within the first 72 hours. Otherwise, the pill cannot be used to prevent pregnancy. In your case, be...  Read Full »

After unprotected intercourse with my partner, I am experiencing itchiness, pain while urinating, and a small red bump on my penis. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old man. About a week ago, I had unprotected sex with my girlfriend, and now I am experiencing itchiness, pain while urinating, and a small red bump on my penis. These symptoms have been present for the past two days, and I am concerned about the seriousness of the situa...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. Based on the information you provided, It seems that you may have contracted a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is crucial to get tested and receive proper treatment as soon as possible. I suggest you follow the be...  Read Full »

I have recurrent fever after unprotected sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had twice unprotected oral sex with the same commercial sex worker. First time since ten weeks and the second since six weeks. After the first time, I got a fever and cough. The fever resolved after four days, and I am worried it might be due to HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). Bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of transmission of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) by unprotected oral sex are almost nil unless there are bleeding wounds in the oral cavity. The chances of HIV tests coming positive later with given test results is almost nil. But it is better to go ...  Read Full »

I had intimate contact with my partner. Can I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had intimate contact two and a half months back. However, we did not have intercourse. I was not sure if his ejaculation had touched my body. Also, I took an I-pill 11 hours after the contact. I got my period after 11 days, which was very light, and lasted for 17 days...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for trusting us. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your symptoms can be due to a hormonal imbalance or pregnancy. The endometrial thickness in your pelv...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex while taking placebo pills. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had missed my four birth control pills and started a new pack straight away. I started bleeding within a few days. However, I had unprotected sex while I was bleeding. I am also suffering from diarrhea. Am I still protected against pregnancy? Is the pill still effective? How to get b...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.I went through your query and understood your concern.As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalances caused by birth control pills. If you are taking an active birth control pill and having sex during that period of time, there is no chance...  Read Full »

After having unprotected intercourse, I developed a low-grade fever, sore throat, oral hairy leukoplakia, and noticed enlarged lymph nodes on my neck. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected vaginal intercourse six and a half weeks ago with a male of unknown an potentially high-risk status. One week after the encounter, I visited a doctor and was prescribed Ciprofloxacin for a urinary tract infection. About two weeks after the encounter, I noticed my ingu...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder K. Sachdeva

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. Firstly, I would like to inform you that the majority of people infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) develop antibodies within three to eight weeks. Approximately 99.9 % of infected individuals test positive wi...  Read Full »

There was ejaculation on top of my vagina. Are pills needed?

Query: Hello doctor, There was foreplay between me and my partner. Although I am still a virgin, his penis touched my vagina and he ejaculated on top of my vagina. Do I need to take pills as I do not want to get pregnant? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Any sexual contact involving the genitals can potentially lead to pregnancy, even if there was no penetration or ejaculation inside the vagina. Sperm can survive outside the body for a short period, and if it co...  Read Full »

After unprotected intercourse, I have vomiting, back pain, and heavy discharge. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse three days back, and now I am getting symptoms like vomiting, back pain, pain in my womb, and heavy discharge. So, should I take emergency contraceptive pills now? Will they work? Or should I take abortive pills?  Read Full »


Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case, and I understand your concern. Within three days, you will not get any pregnancy-related symptoms. This is too early to get that. Vomiting and pain could be because of some food or stress. Normally also, some water discharge occurs. If...  Read Full »

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