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Is it safe to have unprotected sex whilen on sugarpills?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex whilen on sugarpills?

Yes: Yes, as long as the "sugar pills" are part of an fda-approved oral contraceptive pack that is being taken for the purpose of birth control. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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I took 2 norlevo pills 7 days apart and had unprotected sex 7 days later. Is it safe to take it again?

I took 2 norlevo pills 7 days apart and had unprotected sex 7 days later. Is it safe to take it again?

Yes: Use emergency contraception anytime you have unprotected sex, as soon as it happens. The medication is safe and there is no cumulative effect over time. If you're using it weekly though, you should consider a better form of birth control. ...Read more

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When taking loloestrin fe is it safe to have unprotected sex on the days you take the white pills or the brown bills?

When taking loloestrin fe is it safe to have unprotected sex on the days you take the white pills or the brown bills?

Take all your pills: Will it be safe if you don't take all the pills? No! Some of the low dose pills do not have inactive pills provided but reduced dosage ones to allow a "period" (hormone withdrawal bleeding) to ensue. Moreover, the more often you skip certain pills in a pack, the more often you may "forget" to restart the pills on the appointed day, which increases your unintended pregnancy risk. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have unprotected sex with someone who has Zoon's balanitis? Is it possible for me, a lady, to catch it?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex with someone who has Zoon's balanitis? Is it possible for me, a lady, to catch it?

Zoon's balanitis?: Zoon's balanitis, is an autoimmune disease, and in some cases poor higene, the best is to have circumcision. topical hydrocortisone valerate 0.2% cream, and 0.1% tacrolimus ointment.
Compliance is important to avoid recurrence of symptoms.
Sexual transition is unusual. ...Read more

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Hi I have been on sprintec and took all active pills but not reminder pills. Is it safe to have unprotected sex on the last 7 days?

Hi I have been on sprintec and took all active pills but not reminder pills. Is it safe to have unprotected sex on the last 7 days?

Yes, likely: If you're asking if you can skip the placebo pills for 7 days and then on day #8 go straight to the next pack, the answer is you're likely to be safe. The most important pills in the pack are the first and second rows, you definitely don't want to miss any pills there. Reminder even pills fail, so even with perfect use, still 4-6% get pregnant in a year. ...Read more

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F I get IUD, after how much day can I get unprotected sex? Is it safe directly? Is it true that I need to use addition protection in the first month?

F I get IUD, after how much day can I get unprotected sex? Is it safe directly? Is it true that I need to use addition protection in the first month?

Safe not sorry: For conception safety purposes it would be wiser to use additional contraception for one month to make sure that the IUD does not get "displaced or ejected" immediately after insertion. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have unprotected sex immediately after a period?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex immediately after a period?

Preg and STDs: There is no danger in having sex before, during and after your period due to blood. Some people just prefer to avoid intercourse when there is blood present but it is not dangerous. You can still get pregnant and you can still catch stds. If you do not want to be pregnant you should use birth control and condoms. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have unprotected sex 1 day before girlfriends period is going to start?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex 1 day before girlfriends period is going to start?

Not 100%: In order to get pregnant, intercourse must occur around the time of ovulation (releasing an egg). Ovulation usually takes place about two weeks before menstruation, which makes it unlikely (but not 100% impossible) you would become pregnant from intercourse around the time of your period. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, be sure to discuss effective birth control options with your doctor. ...Read more

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After having a d and c which will be post op 3 weeks ago is it safe to have unprotected sex?

After having a d and c which will be post op 3 weeks ago is it safe to have unprotected sex?

Sex after D&C: Yes in most situations 3 weeks is long enough after a D&C to be able to have safe sex. The doctor doing the D&C should have provided you with instructions on when it was safe to resume sex. Usually we would see a woman at 2 weeks post-op and give her the green light at that visit after making sure the cervix was closed and there were no signs of problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe and okay to take Plan B if I had unprotected sex, being that 4 weeks ago I delivered a baby?

Is it safe and okay to take Plan B if I had unprotected sex, being that 4 weeks ago I delivered a baby?

Yes: Plan b works best when taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex. If you are in that window then yes you should take it. Use condoms or now on and schedule a visit to discuss your birth control options. ...Read more

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When is it safe to start having unprotected sex after starting trinessa? I started taking trinessa eight days ago. I missed my third pill at the correct time but I remembered it 12 hours later and took it. Is it safe for me to have unprotected sex without

When is it safe to start having unprotected sex after starting trinessa? I started taking trinessa eight days ago. I missed my third pill at the correct time but I remembered it 12 hours later and took it. Is it safe for me to have unprotected sex without

If: If the pill you missed was on day 3 (through 21) and you took it as soon as you remembered (12 hours later) then you do not need to use a back-up method of birth control. I've attached a website with great information about the pill and what to do if you miss any at particular times of the month. It's really helpful! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have unprotected sex 4days after period?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex 4days after period?

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 days after the end of your period puts you very close to ovulation. That's a high risk time. Unless you're planning on getting pregnant, don't risk it. If you've already, maybe the morning after pill would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have unprotected sex right after your period?

It depends: Most women are fertile 14 days before the next period is due, and sperm can live in the body for 2 days, and sometimes as long as 5 days. So it is possible for a woman with a longer period and a short cycle to be fertile close to the end of her period. The safest is to use birth control, because you don't know for sure. ...Read more

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How long after having tubes tied is it safe to have unprotected sex?

How long after having tubes tied is it safe to have unprotected sex?

A few days: More important to not have sex about a week prior to make sure you didn't ovulate and conceive around the time of your tubal. Once the tubes are tied again a few days to make sure no egg in tube or uterus prior to ligation. ...Read more

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When is it safe to have unprotected sex after my fiance and I got treated from gonorrhea?

When is it safe to have unprotected sex after my fiance and I got treated from gonorrhea?

Wait a week: Gonorrhea can be treated very quickly if the right antibiotic is used. I would wait a week or so. More importantly, you should make sure you don't get reinfected. Checke with your doctor in a few months and undergo repeat testing to make sure you haven't gotten reinfected. ...Read more

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Haven't taken birthcontrol pills for 1 wk. When I start taking it again, when is it safe to have unprotected sex?

Haven't taken birthcontrol pills for 1 wk. When I start taking it again, when is it safe to have unprotected sex?

Interrupting BCPs: Probably not till you start the next months pills. It is not wise to miss birth control pills. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have unprotected sex while on pelvic rest?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex while on pelvic rest?

The whole idea: Is that you are supposed to be resting the pelvis. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex on last day of my period is it safe?

I had unprotected sex on last day of my period is it safe?

From???: Unprotected sex on the last day of your period is not likely to result in pregnancy, but it's not impossible. Unprotected sex can also lead to other things that aren't safe such as STDs. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more