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Safe period for intercourse to avoid pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   yes, i had some queries
User :   can you help me with that?
Doctor :   Pls go ahead
Doctor :   yes
User :   just wanted to know the safe period for having unprotected sex with my girlfriend. we are more worried about pregnancy rather than STDs
Doctor :   The calculatoion of the safe period is approximate only
Doctor :   and it is calculated depending on the basis of the woman,s menstrual cycle
Doctor :   YOu can calculate this yourself- I'll explain how
Doctor :   If the cycles are regular
User :   ok..
Doctor :   that is once in 28 days
Doctor :   The period of ovulation is rougly on the 14th day
Doctor :   So you avoid Unprotected sex 4-5 days before and 4-5 days after the 14th day
Doctor :   becuase that is the period during which there is the maximum chance of getting pregnant
Doctor :   It is quite reliable
Doctor :   but not cent percent
User :   ok..
Doctor :   you have to count this 14th day from the first day of her cycle
User :   but the more i stick to the end periods makes it more safer - right
User :   like 3 days post menstruation and 3 days pre menstruuation
Doctor :   Yes just a few days 4-5 before her periods begin is safe- but 100 percent
User :   okay, thanks a lot doc
Doctor :   sometimes the ovum- the egg cell in the female may survive for a little longer
User :   what abt 3 days after the mestruation, that should also be fine right?
User :   ok ok..
Doctor :   Yes 3 days bfr and aftr is pretty safe
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   okaythanks a lot doc!
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   Have a nice day
User :   same to you
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