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Is it safe to have unprotected sex 3-4 days before my menstrual period?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex 3-4 days before my menstrual period?

Unprotected sex: Is it completely safe? No. Is it a good gamble? Probably, maybe. Depends how you feel about risks. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more

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I have a irregular menstrual period, it takes 8days of bleeding.Is it safe to have a sex intercourse from my partner right after my period?

I have a irregular menstrual period, it takes 8days of bleeding.Is it safe to have a sex intercourse from my partner right after my period?

No: There are relatively safe times of the month only when a woman has regular periods. With irregular periods, you never know when ovulation might occur, so there is no very safe time. However, with irregular periods, you probably aren't ovulating very often, so you may be less likely to get pregnant. But if you wish to be safe, better use something, such as condoms. ...Read more

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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Checklist)

Track your periods
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Rate your pain
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Tell your gyn what works for your pain
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Try taking NSAIDs the day before your period starts, if you can take them
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Is sex after menstrual period safe?

Is sex after menstrual period safe?

Unprotected sex: After your period puts you at risk for becoming pregnant. Please use protection every time if you don't want to become pregnant at this time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take provera oral after you got your menstrual period and you have irregular periods and pcos?

Is it safe to take provera oral after you got your menstrual period and you have irregular periods and pcos?

Yes, definitely: Provera is just progesterone, one of the hormones that your ovary makes naturally. Definitely safe to take as you describe. ...Read more

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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Checklist)

Try non steroidal anti inflammatory medications (ex Ibuprofen)
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Consider birth control options to suppress the menstrual cycle
Monthly
Consider a hormone-free medication like Lysteda when period starts
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Ask your Obgyn if you might have endometriosis
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Immediately after the menstrual period, how long is it safe to have unprotected sex?

Immediately after the menstrual period, how long is it safe to have unprotected sex?

Never!: Although it may take a few days for ovulation to occur after a period, there really isn't a "safe" period of time for unprotected sex. If not pregnancy, then std's are always possible. Fraternal twins are an example of two separate eggs occurring in the same cycle at different times with subsequent fertilization. ...Read more

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Doc, how to prevent unwanted pregnancy? without using condom, pills, etc etc..is it true week before and after of menstrual period is safe period?

Doc, how to prevent unwanted pregnancy? without using condom, pills, etc etc..is it true week before and after of menstrual period is safe period?

No safe period: Pregnancy has been established on any day of a womans cycle, including menses. Some days are less likely than others but there are no completely safe days. Find an acceptable method (sponge, spermicide, pill, etc.) or accept the risk of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Managing Menstrual Cramps (Checklist)

Use ibuprofen as needed
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Start ibuprofen 1 day prior to onset of menstruation
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Drink plenty of water
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Call your doctor if home treatment isn't helping
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Suggest any herbal plants or safe medicines to bring on menstrual period?

Suggest any herbal plants or safe medicines to bring on menstrual period?

No trials: There have been no clinical trials on herbal medicines to do this, so i don't recommend any. If you are significantly overdue i would recommend a pregnancy test and also to call your doctor. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

Menstruation is also known as Menses. Menstruation is the regular cyclical shedding of uterine (womb) lining associated with bleeding. Begins at puberty (menarche) and continus during a woman's fertile years until menopause. Cycles usually average 28 days, but can vary from ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more

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