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Is it safe to have sex during menstrual periods ?

durning my period my husband want to sex. know i want to know the it is ok or not. if we have sex durning the period it is safe or it could be harmful for my body parts. pls advise
Thu, 12 Jan 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi
you can do sex during period
but u have to more careful
u have more chance of getting infection during it
as u r immunity is also low .
use of condom is advisable
so,its safe but need some extra care
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi Sushma, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
It is absolutely safe to have sex during this time Provided your Husband uses a Condom. But there is one Problem, as the chances of Infection are more during this time as the cervix opens to allow blood to pass through. This creates the perfect environment for bacteria to travel deep inside the pelvic cavity causing Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. You will be more likely to develop Fungal or bacterial infections because the vaginal pH during menses is less acidic. Finally, there will be chances of Pregnancy if you are not using a Protection.

Good Luck.
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