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Ideal time to take morning after pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I have a question...
User :   i had unprotected sex about a week ago
Doctor :   Ok
User :   took the morning after pill like 4 days later
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but I still don't gert my period
User :   get*
Doctor :   Morning Pill is effective only within 72 hrs of unprotected intercourse.
User :   and in my regular cycle, I was supposed to get it around the time i took it
Doctor :   That too, it is better to take it as soon as possible
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so then are you saying i could be pregnant?
Doctor :   When was the last time you got your periods and
Doctor :   when did you have unprotected sex?
User :   and also...I'm getting vaginal discharge
User :   i had it on sunday
User :   then took the pill on thursday
User :   :S
Doctor :   When did you last get your periods?
User :   the past 2 months i had my period on the 3rd
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but before that it's always been irregular
Doctor :   And this month did you have it on the third?
User :   no
Doctor :   October 3rd?
User :   haven't had it yet
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but since i took the pill, i just thought it's delayed
Doctor :   I suggest that you get a Urine Pregnancy Kit and use your early morning Urine Sample.
Doctor :   You need to take the pill within 72 hrs
User :   so i should buy a home pregnancy test and try it when i get up?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   There are high chances that you are pregnant

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