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Bleeding after unprotected sex and not wanting pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello ! I had unprotected sex yesterday for the first time. After which i bleeded a lot, so thought my periods started, but today the bleeding has stopped. Not sure if I am safe. I dont want pregnancy.Please advice
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
User :   Need your advise what need to be done here
User :   I hope you got my question
Doctor :   yes, i did
Doctor :   Did you use pads for the bleeding , if yes how many ?
User :   yes i used two
Doctor :   ok may i know your last menstrual period date ?
User :   And before that i used tissue paper as well as I was not having pad
User :   9th Feb
Doctor :   and when was the incident ?
User :   Friday afternoon
User :   normally my cycle starts bit earlier
Doctor :   ok, the chances of pregnancy are negligible here
User :   so i dont need to take any precaution
Doctor :   need not
User :   but why did i bleeded so much
User :   and suddenly it stopped
Doctor :   the bleeding could be due to period itself you may restart bleeding again within a day or two
User :   can i expect normal periods
Doctor :   the bleeding would have been induced by movements and strecthing of the cervix during the intercourse
Doctor :   yes,
User :   and why did it stopped after a day
Doctor :   its just a warning bleed , only a part of the decidua ( endometrium ) would have been shed
Doctor :   the rest may take some time
Doctor :   if you do not get the periods even after 5 days you may have to consult a gynecologist for examination
User :   I have slight pain in my lower abdominal
Doctor :   yes, it could be due to the uterine cramp
User :   okay
Doctor :   a preceding symptom of actual period bleeding
User :   if my periods dont start
User :   what could be the reason
Doctor :   Hormonal imbalance
Doctor :   stress
User :   okay so mean there is no possibility of conceiving
Doctor :   yes, there is no possibility
User :   Is it bcoz the intercourse was just before my cycle
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   the ovulation occurs mid cycle
User :   When is it safe to have unprotected intercourse
Doctor :   the days other than 10th to17th day of the cycle
User :   Say in my case as my cycle starts from 9th, so when is the safe period
Doctor :   How many days of bleeding do you usually have ?
User :   5 days
Doctor :   ok, then 13th to 20th and 27th to next cycle bleed
User :   you mean these are the safe days
Doctor :   yes
User :   do you suggest taking Ipill for emergency
User :   does it have any side effects
Doctor :   not good , it has very undesirable sideeffects
Doctor :   use barrier methods like condom
User :   okay
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help ?
User :   Thanks a lot for your advice
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   It was a very helpful
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   sure
User :   Bye
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