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Periods caused after taking conterceptive pill - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my girlfriend just had her period then we had sex, then the condom broke so i got her the moring after pill within the hour, three for four days later she had another period is that a syntom of the pill or is she preigent
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be menstrual bleeding
User :   is that bad?
Doctor :   or it could due to pill
Doctor :   always better to use a contraceptibe device
User :   would any of that mean she is preigent, like is bleeding a sign of pregnancy
Doctor :   contraceptive device or pill
Doctor :   instead of takin morning of pill
Doctor :   unlikely if u she had emergency
User :   she used a pregency test and it was negitive but i dont know
Doctor :   but one cannot be sure 100%
Doctor :   wait till the next period
Doctor :   if she misses the period
Doctor :   do a pregnancy test after first day of missed cycle
User :   tru tru, well the pill was 99.9 percent if in the first day and i gave it to her within a hour
Doctor :   if positive , consult a gynecologist
User :   she just had another period after she took the pill

Doctor :   yes if given within 72 hours of intercourse
Doctor :   it is effective
User :   yeah thats what the pharmist said, i was just wondering if the period was a sign of being pregnit cause she had had one like three days before
Doctor :   no if she had periods
Doctor :   she is unlikely
Doctor :   to be pregnant

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