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Effect of having I pill at regular intervals - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Hi Doctor
User:i have a question regarding ipill
Doctor:Sure, please
User:my wife had an ipill in the month of Dec
User:and again in the month of XXXXXXX she had 2 i pill weak after weak
User:so how does it going to affect the health and other factors
User:now we have decided not take an ipill in a life
User:so wanted to know so far what we took how does it going to affect
Doctor:Let me explain to you
Doctor:It is not safe to take I pill very often
Doctor:Your wife can go on regular contraceptive pills if she wants to avoid pregnancy
Doctor:The 2 pills that she has taken will not cause any major health hazards
Doctor:There can be irregularity in her cycle.
User:yes thats the one i wanted to know
User:i will explain
Doctor:Are you there?
User:on XXXXXXX 31 she completed here 5th day of the cycle and took 1 ipill.And cycle repeated on 6th of feb
User:and took again 1 ipill
Doctor:When was her last periods? the date?
User:14th of XXXXXXX
User:completed 5th day on 14th
Doctor:When is her next due date for periods?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:according to that it supposed to come on 8th feb
Doctor:Do not worry about the pills that she has taken earlier
Doctor:Please do a urine pregnancy test at home
Doctor:to rule out pregnancy
User:actually she had a period twice on 31st XXXXXXX and 6th feb
User:that to after taking i pill
User:as usual normal flow of cycle was there for two days
User:so still do you suggest to go for preg test
User:are u there
Doctor:I am there
Doctor:Did she have a period on 6th feb and for 2 days?
User:little bit for 3 days and 4th it was stopped
Doctor:Then there is no need to do the pregnancy test
Doctor:She is not pregnant
User:ok i was only worried about health risk by taking ipill
Doctor:Just 2 pills will not have any effects
Doctor:nothing to worry
User:Thanks doctor
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
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