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Took postpone 72 after having unprotected sex. Is there any chances of pregnancy?

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Hello Sir my girlfriend had her periods on September 29th till the 4rd of October and we had unprotected sex on October 18th and immediately took postpone 72. She experienced some slight beading that night and the next day. This is the first time we did it. Please advice will the pill will work.. if not how soon can we know if shes pregnant..? any signs that will show shes pregnant..? When will her next periods be expected..? She was feeling very tired today that's on the 25th no other symptoms. Please advice.

On the other side I am not sure i ejaculated inside her. If the postpone 72 was taken just for precaution, how long will her next periods take to come..? will there be any side effects..?

Please advise Doctor.
Posted Thu, 14 Nov 2013 in Birth Control
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rakesh Karanwal 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
The pill will work- no chances of pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

Thanks for posting your query on XXXXXXX Forum.

* Firstly, Postpone72 will prevent pregnancy. Its efficacy is almost 99%.

* Postpone 72 contains high doses of hormones, which cause transient imbalance of female hormonal levels. It takes a few days for restoration of hormonal balance. Hence, the next period may come either on time or, be delayed by a couple of days.

* If the next period gets delayed by more than a week, get her pregnancy test done, though chances of pregnancy are negligible.

* Frequent use of the drug is bound to have side effects and also cause disturbance of menstrual cycles.

* You had an unprotected sex during the UNSAFE DAYS. Ovulation usually occurs 14 days prior to the schedule date of next cycle. In other words, if the female has periods at regular interval of 28 days, Day 14 from the onset of previous cycle is the MOST UNSAFE PERIOD, when ovulation takes place and the ova is in the uterus, waiting for fertilization. Ova does not survive beyond 48 hours. SO, REMEMBER THE THUMB RULE : DAY 12 TO DAY 16 ( from the first day of the previous period , is UNSAFE PERIOD.

* Take due precautions in future: use a condom or, better still, avoid sex during unsafe period. Avoidable misuse of drugs like Postpone72 can only affect your friend's health.

Hope I have answered your query.

Dr. Rakesh Karanwal
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Follow-up: Took postpone 72 after having unprotected sex. Is there any chances of pregnancy? 46 hours later
Hello doctor, Thank you so much for your reply doctor. Gods grace periods has just started for my girl doctor just today doctor. Please let me know if there will be any problems with the periods like irregular periods doctor..? Will the periods flow be as usual compared to her previous periods or will there be any problem doctor..? If there is a problem what has to be done doctor..? She tells me she feels like it's like normal periods doctor.

Please let me know doctor if there will be any issues doctor.

Thank you so much doctor.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rakesh Karanwal 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
RELAX : She will have normal and regular periods.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

Nice hearing from you.

A single dose of postpone 72, causes ONLY A TRANSIENT de-regulation of female hormones in the body. It's effect wanes off very soon, leading to NORMALIZATION of hormonal balance which ensures regular & normal periods.

So, please QUIT worrying : Your gf will continue to have REGULAR & NORMAL PERIODS. There will be no problems in future.

Lastly, I hope that you will my advice- rendered earlier.


Dr. Rakesh Karanwal
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Follow-up: Took postpone 72 after having unprotected sex. Is there any chances of pregnancy? 26 hours later
Thank you so much doctor.

She's having a good flow in the first day of her periods doctor. She says shes never had a good flow on the first day doctor only on the second and the third day the flow usually is good. It that completely normal doctor..?

Yes doctor I will take your advice in future.

My girl Wants to be sure and so wants to take a blood test doctor. Is it okay to take a blood test doctor..? If so.. After how many days can she take a blood test doctor..?

Once again thank you so much for your help doctor.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rakesh Karanwal 11 hours later
Brief Answer:
Take pregnancy test around mid-November

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

Nice hearing from you.

* Firstly, it is perfectly NORMAL to have a good flow on the first day.

* Further, since your gf had taken Postpone72 well within the effective period and is now having a NORMAL period, the chances of pregnancy are practically ruled out.

However, if she wants to be completely satisfied, she can go in for Pregnancy Test around mid-November (that is, around 6 weeks after her last (29 Sept - 04 Oct) period).

Hope I have been able to reassure you. I will be happy to answer further clarifications, if any.

Have a good health

Dr. Rakesh Karanwal
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