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Could I have intercourse after pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Dec-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:XXXX this side..
User:Actually I want to discuss something personal..
User:can I ??
Doctor:Yes XXXX... Proceed with your questions...
User:Actually my wife give birth a a baby girl six months back..
User:and since then we did not resume to our sex life....
User:is it ok to start now??
Doctor:Was it a normal delivery or c-section?
User:its a normal delivery...
Doctor:There is no harm in resuming sexual activity now, if your partner is comfortable.
Doctor:Govt of India
Doctor:recommends couples
Doctor:to have minimum of 2 years gap between 2 pregnancy.
Doctor:This is beneficial for mother's health
Doctor:So practice contraception to prevent pregnancy.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:Doctor I am not talking about second pregnancy..
User:but a normal sex life..
Doctor:* It is not a must and hard ruled, its just a precaution.
Doctor:I understand that... But any unprotected sexual activity can result in pregnancy (knowingly or unknowingly)
User:yes... I will definately use condoms..
Doctor:therefore all sexual activity should be protected.
User:that`s for sure,...
Doctor:If you plan to use condoms and all other means to prevent pregnancy, every thing would be fine.
Doctor:Hope your question is answered.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:ok.. now my another concern is.. as I will be having intercourse after a long time, should I use some sex enhancer ( medicine, spray or gel)??
Doctor:With drawal from sexual activity for a period of time
Doctor:doesn't affect libido or potency of a man.
Doctor:I do not find any reasons for use of supplements or so called sex enhancer.
Doctor:However it is important to remove all kind of apprehensions and thoughts about failure from your mind.
Doctor:You can consider options and supplements if at all you face any difficulty.
User:ok.. but even erlier I have faced one issue I can not withstand for more then 2 minut..
User:It took a long time to get ready for second time??
User:that`s also the reason of my first question??
User:or some times just after penetration...
User:I descharged...
Doctor:Average time of ejaculation is 2-3 minutes. Prolonged intercourse is seen in very few men. And it is close to impossible to prolong intercourse to more than 10-15minutes..
Doctor:But if you are ejeculating within 2 mintues and if that is affecting your sexual activity, I would suggest you to use desensitizer smeared condoms.
Doctor:There are plenty of such condoms available in the market. You can look out of such products. They are marketed as extra time condoms.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yesterday I bought KS longlast...
User:will it work...
Doctor:Yes, they should work.
Doctor:You would have multiple such brands that are smeared with desenstization products
Doctor:They will work.
Doctor:So remain stress free...
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:is there any side effects of the chemicals they used in this type of condoms???
Doctor:No serious side effects. If you feel itchy, you may be allergic to it. In such case you can avoid it.
Doctor:it causes desensitization, it may appear that your senses are slightly numb.
Doctor:but in all there are no serious disadvantages.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:One last query...
User:jsut for fun can I use some sex enhancer for sometime, if yes which one should I go for???
Doctor:First, I am not very sure if all so called sex enhancer products advertised and marketed have any implications on sexual life.
Doctor:Whether or not they are beneficial are unknown.
Doctor:Secondly, I believe all medication have at least some side effects (if not immediate / may be later; therefore if there is no need/if there is no benefits, then any medications need to be avoided.
Doctor:It's basically my opinion.
Doctor:So it's your choice now.
User:THEN I should avoid it..
Doctor:you can choose to use it under moderation if you wish to try it and see the response..'
Doctor:Hope you understand.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:thanks for the advise..
User:for now..
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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