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Can you tell me what is unsafe sex?

Can you tell me what is unsafe sex?

Having sex: (anal, vaginal or oral) without having some form of protection against pregnancy and transmission of std's. ...Read more

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Question about random and unsafe sex? Why more fun?

Question about random and unsafe sex? Why more fun?

The danger of it: Why do people drive fast cars or bungee-jump? They get a thrill from the danger. So too can unsafe sex. However, you have to accept the fact that if you contract an std, that it may be a permanent problem like HIV or herpes, or you could become pregnant. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I had unsafe sex twice in 9 yrs.?

What do you suggest if I had unsafe sex twice in 9 yrs.?

Get in to the Doctor: You need to be tested for STDS. There are 12 common STDs. I would advise you to be up front and honest with your doctor about your risks and why you feel you need testing. At age 31 none of us are going to lecture you about sexual safety. You are responsible for your sexual choices. I just think, quite frankly, that you need to be able to know what the diseases are you have put yourself at risk ...Read more

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Had my son 12/16/14 got back on the shot close to the end of Jan. Had two shots so far me and my husband accidentally had unsafe sex do I need worry?

Had my son 12/16/14 got back on the shot close to the end of Jan. Had two shots so far me and my husband accidentally had unsafe sex do I need worry?

No worry.: I assume you are referring to the 90 day Depo shot. If you have had 2 shots since giving birth in December, you should have excellent protection against pregnancy. ...Read more

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How soon will the spotting occur after unsafe sex?

How soon will the spotting occur after unsafe sex?

Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life.: It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you catch herpes by having unsafe sex one time?

Can you catch herpes by having unsafe sex one time?

Sure: You can get any sexually transmitted disease from having unsafe sex one time. All sexually transmitted disease come from a single sexual encounter. The risk of getting one increases the more unprotected sex you have. ...Read more

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What does it mean to spot 17 hours or so after unsafe sex?

What does it mean to spot 17 hours or so after unsafe sex?

Bleeding after sex: Post-coital bleeding can occur for a number of reasons, including inflammation from the sex, cervical dysplasia, infections, polyps, vaginitis, etc. Etc. Best to be safe and see your GYN and get evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What tests one should get after unsafe sex with a stranger?

What tests one should get after unsafe sex with a stranger?

Tests for STDs now: Plus pregnancy test at time of next expected menstruak period. This can be done 4 - 5 days before expected period, but not as reliable as on or after first expected day. ...Read more

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My gf used 72hr ecp yesterday and today we had unsafe sex again, will that taken ecp works again?

My gf used 72hr ecp yesterday and today we had unsafe sex again, will that taken ecp works again?

Stop!: Stop having unprotected sex unless you want to be a father. The ECP she took "yesterday" will prevent her from ovulating at this time. Therefore, she is LESS likely to get pregnant from your repeated unsafe sex today. However, ECP pills are not 100% effective at preventing pregnancy. Keep having unprotected sex and you will eventually be a dad. Condoms also prevent STDs, so use them. ...Read more

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Hi. After unsafe sex I had unwanted 72 within 3 hrs. Is there possibility of failure of the medicine.???

Hi. After unsafe sex I had unwanted 72 within 3 hrs. Is there possibility of failure of the medicine.???

Yes: Emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all of the time. An IUD works (as emergency contraception) more reliably than taking pills. In any case, one should do a home urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex. As always, life can surprise you, so fertile couples having sex should be ready to raise that rare, surprise baby, if that happens. ...Read more