Sexual relationships without condom: what happens and what are the risks
After a sexual relationship without condition, you should carry out an embarrassment test and go to the doctor to find out if you have been infected with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) such as gonorrhea, syphilis or HIV.
These cares are also important when the condom broke during sexual intercourse, it was badly placed, when it was not possible to keep it placed during all intimate contact and also in case of interrupt intercourse, because in these situations there is also a risk of embarrassment and of transmission of diseases. Know all about coitus interrupdo.
What to do to avoid embarrassment?
There is a risk of becoming embarrassed after having sexual intercourse without protection when the woman is not using contraceptives or has forgotten to take the contraceptive pill one or several days before having sexual intercourse.
Therefore, in these cases, if the woman does not want to be embarrassed, she can take the pill of the next day, also called an emergency contraceptive, for a maximum of 72 hours after having had sexual relations. However, the emergency contraceptive should not be used as a contraceptive method because it loses its effectiveness with each use and due to its secondary effects. Know what are the secondary effects of the tablet on the next day.
If menstruation is delayed, even after taking the pill for the next day, a woman must carry out an embarazo test to confirm if she is or is not embarassed, and that there is a possibility that this pill has not produced the expected effect. See what are the first symptoms of embarrassment.
What do you think about an ITS?
The greatest risk after intimate contact without a condition is contagious with a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Therefore, if you present symptoms in the genital region or in its surroundings, such as:
- The appearance of warts or heridas;
- Flowing outlet with specific characteristics such as the smell of fish or with a specific color.
It is recommended to consult a doctor during the first days after having sexual relations without protection, to diagnose the problem and initiate the most appropriate treatment, if necessary.
Even if you do not have symptoms, you should go to the doctor to be examined and evaluate if there is any change in the intimate region. If you cannot in the first days after sexual intercourse, you should go as soon as possible, because the faster the treatment begins, the faster the cure will be. Learn more about the most common Sexual Transmission Infections.
What should you do if you suspect that you have been infected with HIV?
If sexual intercourse has occurred with a person infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), if you do not know if the person is a carrier of the virus, there is a risk of developing the disease, for which reason it may be necessary to take a prophylactic dose of medicines for HIV, which can be taken up to 72 hours after the risk behavior, reducing the probability of developing the illness.
Therefore, in case of doubt, it is important to carry out a rapid HIV test at an HIV/AIDS care center in order to receive the appropriate treatment. Find out how this HIV test is carried out.
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