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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   are you ther
User :   I have been on the birlh control pill for 8 years, but ben off for 3 weeks. I had unprotected sex last night. I have a new pack of pills, and took 2 this morning. Can this prevent pregnancy at all? I do want to add that I stopped taking pills before and it took me 6 months to get a period. I stopped due to financial reasons,and for not having intercourse.
Doctor :   Ok let me read
Doctor :   The correct pill for you will be emergency pill
Doctor :   and then after 12 hours one more emergency pill
Doctor :   that can help you prevent pregnancy
User :   Okay, so the hormonal birth control pills will not do anything?
Doctor :   I dont say , they do nothing
Doctor :   but the dose of hormones may not be sufficient
Doctor :   to prevent the pregnancy in normal Birth control pills

Doctor :   after unprotected sex course
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