You might also like these other newsletters: Please enter a valid email address Sign up Oops! Please enter a valid email address Oops! Safe sex is essential even during your period to prevent infections like HIV. For some women, sexual activity during menstruation can be even more pleasurable than at other times of the month.
Takeaway Many people question if having sex before, during, or right after their period is safe. People can continue to have sex during menstruation, but many of the considerations about infection and pregnancy remain the same. There are also a few other factors that people may wish to take into account when considering sex during menstruation in order to make the experience as comfortable as possible. In this article, we address some common questions related to having sex during menstruation, including the benefits and risks. Is sex during menstruation safe?