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Is it safe to have intercourse during periods?

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Posted on Sat, 8 Dec 2012 in General Health
Question: good evning doctor

i have same qus if my wife menses time can i sex whit her
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Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 52 minutes later
Hi,
Thanks for the query.

Usually in healthy couple there is no restriction for intercourse during periods.
But during periods the possibility of transmission of blood born infections increases.
And also in females transmission of genital tract infections increases due to loss of the protection of acidic pH of vagina.
And also there is possibility of development of endometriosis due to spillage menstrual flow internally.
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