Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
175 Doctors are Online

Had unprotected sex after period. Started spotting. HPT negative. Chances of conceiving?

Mar 2016
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2011
Answered : 4047 Questions
Hi doctor,
I got married on the 26th december 12 and had no intercourse before that time. My last period started on the 16th december and I have had unprotected intimacy.
I started a spot bleed this morning and the pregnancy test is negative.
I feel very strange sensations around my sides and womb and i do not have the normal blood flow of a period and the period pain...
Posted Mon, 4 Feb 2013 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. S Patra 1 hour later

Thanks for writing to us. I have gone through your history in details.

Spotting around expected due date of period is quite common phenomena among the women in reproductive age group. There are certain possibilities but most common cause is pregnancy with early implantation bleeding as you were involved in unprotected intimacy.

Pregnancy needs to be ruled out at the earliest by following things:
1) A blood test for Beta-HCG as early pregnancy test may give false negative result.
2) Ultrasound scan for lower abdomen to confirm intrauterine pregnancy.

Other reasons such as hormonal imbalance, irregular eating habit, stress/anxiety, ovarian cyst, thyroid problem, psychological factors, over weight or extreme weight loss etc. can be considered here if pregnancy is ruled out. Then some hormonal test may be needed in addition to above.

A proper clinical examination by your doctor and with the help of investigation, a pin point diagnosis can be made.

In the mean time,you do following things:
1) Avoid stress by yoga/deep breathing regularly.
2) Take healthy diet with vitamin supplements.
3) Drink plenty of fluids/water and eat leafy vegetables.
4) Maintain personal hygiene and need proper sleeping.

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.
Wish your good health in married life.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an OBGYN

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor