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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i have had my mensus from 9th septer and lasted till sept 13th. and today 14th sept i had an unprotected sex with my husband. but i dont want to conceive now. should i take any Contraceptive Pills to prevent pregnancy?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
User :   hello doctor
User :   pls help me
Doctor :   let me read a query
User :   k
Doctor :   the days 1 - 10 & 20 - 28 days are risk free days
User :   so u saying there is no need to take any contraceptive pills
Doctor :   since you had sex in the first day of your period, the chances of you concieving are less,
User :   rite?
User :   i dont even want to take a chance
Doctor :   But it is always better to be on Oral contraceptives,
User :   can u suggest one
Doctor :   which can prevent pregancy
User :   can u suggest a pill?
Doctor :   also emergency contraceptives taken within 72 hrs of having sex can prevent pregnancy
Doctor :   give me a moment
Doctor :   In XXX , the medicine is called PLAN - B
User :   i reside in XXX
Doctor :   In XXX , you have I-pill which does the same function
User :   k
Doctor :   But going with oral contraceptives taken daily will also cover you the whole month
Doctor :   and I pill needs to be taken everythime you had sex,
Doctor :   Have you followed my advice?
User :   if i dont tak any pills and if i get pregnant can i do anyything after 2 month
User :   i mean is ther eany pills i can take then?
Doctor :   within 4 weeks of concieving, you can take the abortion pills which induce abortion medically
Doctor :   these pills if taken after 4 weeks can cause, severe bleeding and cramps,
Doctor :   if taken after 6 weeks
Doctor :   t after 6 weeks, it is better to be examined by a doctor, and then proceed with either medical or surgical abortion ( D & C)
User :   k.
User :   thank u doctor for ur advice
Doctor :   even now, you can start monthly oral pills,
Doctor :   which will be protective,
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   wat u mean by monthly oral pills?
Doctor :   pills taken daily for 28 days of the cycle
User :   k
Doctor :   normal OCPS
User :   k. got u doc. and no other quries
User :   than u for ur advice... :-)
Doctor :   THANKS for consulting me
Doctor :   bye for now,
User :   bye XXX
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