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Mild fever after having unprotected sex. Pregnancy chances? What safety measures to be taken?

hi..I m 27 year old and I had unprotected sex with my partner on the 12th day after her menstruation .Today is the second day and she has a mild fever , are there any chances of her getting pregnant. And as we live in United Arab Emirates there is no chance of getting contraceptive \ emergency pills, please suggest measures to be taken, thank you.
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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Hello, I would be happy to help you with your questions.

When we think about a cycle, the FIRST day of the last period is counted as day#1. Most women ovulate around day#14. Sperm can live in the cervix for about 2-3 days. So the 'window' of fertility (counting the first day of the last period as day#1) is about cycle days 12-16. So it sounds like there is a risk for pregnancy.

Emergency contraceptions must be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. While there are pills that can often be bought over the counter, the same thing can be done using birth control pills. She would need to talk to her doctor about the correct pill and dosing.

I hope that this helps and good luck!
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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