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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Of course,: the safest sex is abstinence. Safe sex means how to have sex without becoming infected with diseases transmitted by sex: HIV, hepatitis, HPV, herpes, ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Barrier protection: Condoms are a crucial part of safer sex. This barrier reduces transmission of STDs.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sorry, but there: Isn't a perfect time to have safe sex. To be completely protected from sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy - you should use protection every t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dallas Bailes
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Probably not: Sex is complicated. At 13 there is no way someone is mature enough to engage in it properly and responsibly. You have the rest of your life to have ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chong Kim
Dr. Chong Kim answered
26 years experience Internal Medicine
What is the question: It is safe to have sex during pregnancy.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Safe?: Please clarify what you mean by safe. Unprotected sex, while you cannot get pregnant again, puts you at risk of the twelve common stds. I would make ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It doesn't mean: That pregnancy can't occur.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
If normal preg-yes: Assuming your pregnancy is normal and without complications, the first 2 trimesters especially is safe to have sex. Also, using common sense not to h ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Tamura
39 years experience Dentistry
Contact a physician: You will need to contact a physician as I am a Dentist and your question is not one that I have the expertise to answer.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation and age: As you get older, the number and quality of the eggs continues to decline and the chance of getting pregnant decreases. Still, if you are having sex a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.....: Safe....for what ? Pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease both are possible......wheather you are spotting or not.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Benner
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The safest sex is sex with a single partner who has no other partners but you. If this is not your situation, then condoms are very important, as this ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Pregnancy and sex: To my understanding, yes however however you should have an advice from your obstetrician, providing providing you have an uncomplicated pregnancy
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safe: Sexual intercourse is not contraindicated during pregnancy, in most cases. Abstinence is generally recommended for patients with an incompetent cervi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: When you say safe are you referrring to getting pregnant? If so then it is very unlikely you will get pregnant while on your period. Often people mist ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: I can't see why it's riskier than any other time?
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: No.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
How long after: C-section? Have you been medically cleared by the Obstetrician? You of course know, that this will put you at risk for pregnancy.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Condom use: Condoms are very good protection against HIV. You increase your risk of HIV with every partner as you are risking exposure to all the infections to w ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
As long as you do: Not have any problems but u need to ask your OB as your OB knows your situation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sex during menses: Even with unprotected sex during your irregular menses it is impossible to conceive. 1. It is unlikely that you've ovulated during this time, and 2. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Wrong Forum: Humans are sexual beings. Having sexual activity is very common in the human experience. But that is the limit of what physicians can comment upon. We ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
You should not: First, emergency contraception is not 100% effective. Second, if you weren't pregnant from the first episode of unprotected sex, then you might be get ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
No. Most fertile. : You are most likely to be ovulating between 10 and 14 days from the first day of your period. If you have a period lasting 4-5 days, then having sex 4 ... Read More

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