Our Online Doctor service can help you discreetly and remotely with the following services:. If you are experiencing these sorts of symptoms you should get yourself checked for STIs, or talk to your GP. They may not be the result of a sexually transmitted infection, but could indicate other health issues. Even if you are experiencing no symptoms at all, you should still get checked if there is any chance that you have contracted an STI. Women with chlamydia or gonorrhoea that is left untreated can develop pelvic inflammatory disease, a condition that can lead to chronic pain, miscarriage and infertility. Sadly, this is not the case!
But whether it was a one night stand, sex with your partner, or something in between, there are a couple of things to think about. Within 30 minutes. Weeing soon after having sex will help flush out any bacteria that you might have been exposed to during sex. Drinking lots of water is also really helpful. Bacteria that gets into your urethra where wee comes out can cause an infection, which means it can make it hurt to wee, you might need to wee more often, or you could have pain in your tummy. Sex increases your risk of developing a UTI, and because of the way female bodies are set up, females are more likely to develop a UTI.
How to prevent pregnancy after intercourse: Follow these steps to avoid pregnancy!
So you had unprotected sex. Maybe you forgot about the whole condom thing in the heat of the moment, or maybe the condom slipped or broke. These things happen, and they can be scary AF. You might be worried about pregnancy or a sexually transmitted infection STI or both.
This is definitely not something to make a habit of though, one day the consequences might be a little more than you bargained for. Act fast. Emergency contraception can be used up to 72 hours after unprotected sex but it is proven to be most effective within the first 12 hours. Speak to your healthcare provider, they are there to help. You should not see emergency contraception as a regular contraceptive or use it like one.