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The "little brain": Because they're thinking with the wrong organ. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
PG test timing: Do a pregnancy test within three days of your expected period. ...Read more
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
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
What do you advice me. I took post pill 5 days ago. And I encounter unsafe sex again. Is it alright if I take it twice in five days?
See below: Levonorgestrel (Plan B) is not 100% effective in preventing pregnancy. If taken within 72 hours it will reduce the chance of pregnancy by 50%. It is somewhat less effective after 72 hours. You can take a repeat dose at day 5 although not approved for same. The copper IUD is the most effective emergency contraceptive. ...Read more
Get tested first: You should not take antibiotics unless you need to. If you suspect that you have contracted an std, get tested and then an appropriate medication can be given if you test positive. ...Read more
Harm: Unsafe sex is when someone is at risk of being harmed. Could mean a lot of things - no protection/condom, sex that causes bleeding, sex that has high risk of harm or physical injury, acts that could result in arrest, sex with strangers and on and on. Generally safe sex is with condom and someone you know with both in monogamous relationship with each other. ...Read more
Generally speaking..: Generally speaking there are more problems with the RPR being falsely positive than being falsely negative. Even though it would be uncommon to have a false negative result you should discuss with your doctor other risk factors to determine if follow up testing is necessary. ...Read more
I do not want to be pregnant I had unsafe sex last nov 3. He came in inside a little and he continue outside?
Not likely pregnant: If you have had normal periods since november, then it is virtually impossible that you are pregnant. If you have not had a normal period, then that's another story. Pregnancy tests, even over-the-counter ones, are very accurate. Generally, if you conceived more than 14 days ago, the pregnancy test will be positive. Go buy one to be sure! ...Read more
Hi, I am 41. had periods March 10th, again on March 25th. Unsafe sex April 12th. Negative test 2 days ago. Will a new test in 2 days be accurate?
2wks after last sex: Most home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate 2wks after unprotected sex. If you miss your next period, recheck home pregnancy test. If you don't want to be pregnant, see your clinician to discuss contraceptive options. A copper IUD might be ideal for you, since it will protect you until menopause. If you want to get pregnant, start prenatal vitamins and see clinician asap given your age. ...Read more