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Concern about safeness in having sex during periods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   havin sex durin menstrual period , i mean duin de 4th n 5th day is safe or not?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   having intercourse during periods is associated with increased infection rates.
User :   k
User :   is unprotected sex is safe durin de end of periods , i mean de 5th day
User :   i mean 2 aviod pregnacy
Doctor :   unprotected sex during periods or even after 4th day is associated with risks both for infection and pregnancy
Doctor :   if you have early ovulation by 6th day, you do have chances of getting pregnant
User :   menstrual cycle is 28 days
Doctor :   are the cycles regular?
User :   yA
Doctor :   ok, then your probable fertile days or egg release time would be between 8th to 16th day of cycle taking day 1 as first day of bleeding
Doctor :   so any intercourse between 5th to 18th day can be risky if unprotected
Doctor :   since sperms can survive within female genital tract for upto 3 days
Doctor :   safe period for 28 day cycle is between 3rd - 5th day then between 19th to 28th day
Doctor :   use protection (condoms/spermicides) for additional protection since ovulation date can vary due to hormonal cahnges
Doctor :   which can be due to stress or strain too
User :   spermicides?
Doctor :   yes, these are similar to gels to be used with condoms or in vagina, they are used to kill sperms/inactivate them.
User :   doc
Doctor :   did you follow what I have said?
User :   last month 1st day was on 12th, dis month der any prblm in cycle?
Doctor :   period dates can vary between 5-10 days
Doctor :   which is considered to be common
User :   whr do v get dat gel???name of de gel??
User :   k is it safe 2 have a intercourse on 4th day imean on 11th of dis month
Doctor :   you can get it in pharmacy. you can discuss about getting prescription from your gynecologist after making sure that you are not allergic to its components
User :   k is it safe 2 have a intercourse on 4th day imean on 11th of dis month ????
User :   1st day was on 8th
Doctor :   yes it could be safe
User :   safe from pregnancy
Doctor :   yes it can be considered safe
User :   can u suggest a days for safe period???
Doctor :   as I have said earlier, safe period for 28 day cycle is between 3rd - 5th day then between 19th to 28th day
User :   thank u .....can me n my wife free from tension of gettin preganant by sex durin dis period
Doctor :   to be honest, then you will find failure rates associated for every contraceptive method
User :   as u said on 4thday??? is it 100% safe
Doctor :   so it is best to use combination methods
Doctor :   since withdrawal method and rythym method (safe period) method are associated with highest failure rates
User :   but de contraceptive pill has side effects r8, it causes irregular periods....n side effects in future also
Doctor :   not all pills are associated with side effects, and the effects vary in different women
Doctor :   it should be taken after consultation with gynecologist and hormonal level check
Doctor :   to avoid unwanted side effects
User :   tnak u 4 ur valubale information......1 last q? havin unprotected sex durin dis period i mean de 4th day.....wat r de things which i need 2 take care of
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