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There is no reason for avoiding sex during a period. (if you mean that you may get pregnant during period yes it is possible to get pregnant during period so in that matter sex should be avoided even then or condom should be used)

AnswerNot having intercourse during menstruation is an "old wive's tale" that is a hold-over from the Puritan religious belief that women were unclean during this time of the month.The only problem with sex during this time if you are both healthy is that it can be a bit messy, but that is why we have showers and soap.
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Q: Why should sex be avoided during menstruation?
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Can sex during period cause ganorrhea?

No, sex during menstruation does not cause gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is an STD, it would be transmitted via sex.

What does Islam say about sex during menstruation?

Intercourse sex during wife menstruation (monthly period) is strictly forbidden and is sinful. However, oral sex as kissing and touching wife nipples or husband penis could be allowed.

Is there a chance to get pregnant 4 days after the menstruation?

you can get pregnant at anytime if you have sex(even during menstruation or even if you use "protection").

Can you get preggnant on your period?

No, it is biologically impossible to get pregnant during your period as there is no egg present. BUT it is possible to get pregnant as a result of sex during menstruation, also not all vaginal bleeding is menstruation. Unless you want to get pregnant you should always use birth control.

Would you fall pregnant during your period?

It is unlikely to get pregnant during your period, as ovulation typically occurs around 10-14 days after the start of a menstrual cycle. However, sperm can survive in the body for up to 5 days, so there is a small chance of pregnancy if you have a shorter cycle and ovulate earlier. It is always best to use contraception to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

What can you do during your period?

You can do absolutely anything you like during menstruation - there is absolutely nothing that you can't do on your period. In fact some things can be better during menstruation, for example sex can be a lot more pleasurable during menstruation and many women find they're much more creative during menstruation so they may be more likely to create great works of art.

What are Muslim women exempted of when during their periods?

They are exempted of praying and holding or reading the Quran. They are exempted also from fasting. The days not fasted by women during Ramdan when on their period (menstruation) should be compensated for after the month of Ramadan when available. Also intercourse sex with wife during her menstruation (Period) is forbidden in Islam.

Can you do a girl on her period?

By "do" I assume you mean a very disrespectful scumbag way of sexying 'have sex with' - yes, you can have sex with a women during menstruation.

Is it safe to get sex 8 days after your menstruation?

As long as you have no other health issues, it is safe to have sex at any time during your cycle.

When coming on your period can you concive?

No, a woman cannot be fertilised during menstruation - it is biologically impossible to ovulate during menstruation, however in the right conditions sperm from sex during menstruation can survive for up to 7 days by which time a woman may ovulate and thus get pregnant. If a woman doesn't want to get pregnant she and her partner should always use birth control.

What are Islamic beliefs on sex?

Muslims have sex as all other people but subject to rules and regulations; e.g.practicing sex is limited to wife and husband who are licitly married per Islam teachingsno sex practicing in publicanal sex is forbiddensex during menstruation is strictly forbiddenoral sex is allowed between wife and husband but to satisfaction, acceptance, and enjoyment of both husband and wife.

What happens when you get horney during your period?

Nothing 'happens' when you get horny during your period - you are simply horny. It's normal to have increased sex drive during menstruation, you can go with it and enjoy pleasurable sex or masturbation, or you can just ignore it and get on with your life.