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Had unprotected sex. Can contraceptive pill stop possible pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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User:Hi doctor
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:This is xxxxx here
User:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:ya ... I am newly married
User:my wife and me had sexual intercourse the day before yesterday...
Doctor:Congratulations on the marriage
User:Well I did not do it all the way till the end...
User:I mean I did not send my sperms into hers...
User:But to be on a safer side she want to take contraceptive pills for the same
Doctor:Was there a reason for it?
User:Well the reason for that is that we dont want a baby so soon...
User:But in excitement we did it.. But I backed of at the end...
Doctor:What is the health concern now?
User:I am sure that I did not do it all the way through... But she is bit skeptical about it...
User:There is no health concern... All I wanted to know was that... Can we take some pills to stop from conceiving ...
User:Its been about 48 hours from the incident...
Doctor:An I pill can be taken within 72 hours of sexual intercourse
Doctor:It may be too late now
User:We did this on 24th night
User:so I guess its not yet 72 hours...
Doctor:yes, it is not
Doctor:she might as well take an I pill now
Doctor:it is available over the counter
User:Should I ask for an Ipill or is there a specific name for that
Doctor:May I know your wife's age?
Doctor:you can ask for Ipill
Doctor:it is the brand name
User:Ok ,.. do they come with any side effects
Doctor:yes, minimal side effects like nausea, vomiting
Doctor:sore breats
Doctor:sorry breasts
User:how many days should she take this
Doctor:It is one time dosage pill, to be taken once before 72hours
User:will one pill do it
Doctor:yes, that is right
Doctor:one pill is sufficient
Doctor:the earlier it is taken, better the results
Doctor:Thank you too
User:ok doctor
Doctor:Is there anything else you wish to ask me?
User:Nothing else doctor... Thanks for your help... Well in the future we are planning to use proper protection... :)
Doctor:Use condoms, they are safe and best
User:Ya ya...
User:I shall use that ...
Doctor:else, your wife can take regular oral contraceptive pills
Doctor:this is also good option
User:I dont want her to have any sideeffects...
User:so I shall use the protection
Doctor:that is good
Doctor:Happy married life
User:Thanks doctor
Doctor:Pleasure is mine
Doctor:Take care
User:You too doctor
User:Thanks again
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