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A 20-year-old male asked:

is it ok to have sex everyday?

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Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Responsibly: As long as you don't have sexually transmitted infections and you're not worried about an unplanned pregnancy, have sex as often as you and your partner want to.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
SEX: Sex is a healthy part of life. If one takes the proper precautions (to prevent sexually transmitted diseases or unwanted pregnancies); the sex is completely consensual and it does not become excessive (does not interfere with other aspects of your life) that is fine. Monogamous sex in a committed relationship may make for optimal physical, spiritual & emotional health.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Will I get pregnant if I shower or bathe right after sex?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Even if you shower, bathe or douche right after intercourse, you can still get pregnant. Many a woman has found that out the hard way. There are a lot of options for birth control and we can almost always find one that works for you.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

I make my bf j'off before we have unprotected sex... Could this prevent me from getting prego. Even if it is unprotected?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: This is not effective form of birth control. Use a condom.
A member asked:

I am taking 60 mg phenobarbital daily after my skull tumor operation in 1995. What precautions should I take for my daily routine?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology 34 years experience
Ask yourself why: Was it a skull tumor or brain tumor? Why was the drug started in the 1st place? For seizure prevention? Have you ever had a seizure? Do you still need it? If you still need a seizure med, why phenobarbital? That's a bad drug for adults: bad for your bones, not great for your liver either. Go see a neurologist and ask him/her to reassess everything.
A 30-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to have unprotected sex with an irregular period?

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Dr. Nurit Winkler
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
No: Unprotected intercourse can put you at risk of sexually transmitted diseases as well as unwanted pregnancy. Especially with irregular periods it is difficult to estimate when are you ovulating and what are the most “fertility days” in your cycle.
A 35-year-old member asked:

My friend insists that I should perform oral sex on her. Is this hygienic if I have bad gums?

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Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Gums vs. hygiene?: If by stating you have bad gums that you have untreated periodontal disease caused by poor oral hygiene and lack of dental care then you may be harboring many potentially harmful organisms in your mouth and will likely transfer them to her when doing the act. If by bad gums you mean that they are receding yet you have good oral hygiene and get regular dental care then you should be fine.

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