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Side effects of contraceptive pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   is anyone there
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   yesterday me & my wife had unprotected sex..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have heard about this pill which u can take next day to avoid pregnancy
User :   what pills are they and do they have any side effect
Doctor :   its called i pill
Doctor :   your wife is supposed to take it
Doctor :   within
Doctor :   72 hrs
Doctor :   of unprotected sex
User :   does this pill have side effects
Doctor :   very few
User :   like what ?
Doctor :   or Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   What are the side effects..
Doctor :   Almost all women can safely use ECP. The only absolute contraindication to use of ECP is confirmed pregnancy
Doctor :   ECP is another name for i pill
Doctor :   there can be occassional nausea and vomitting
User :   what do u mean by "The only absolute contraindication to use of ECP is confirmed pregnancy
Doctor :   there can be fatigue headache dizziness, breast tenderness
Doctor :   because it wont work if a woman is already pregnant
User :   älso my wife is breast feeding ...can she take this pill without any effect on the baby taking her feed
Doctor :   if she is breast feeding
Doctor :   its better to avoid
Doctor :   because the hormones might be
Doctor :   secreted in breast milk
User :   then whats the way out
Doctor :   consult a gynaecologist
Doctor :   who can prescribe the required dose
User :   ok
Doctor :   of drugs
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done. By then i shall type out the necessary Medical information for you.
Doctor :   she can give the appropriate dose
Doctor :   i pill is for general cases
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the Feed back form that I sent you ?
User :   yes
so for breastfeeding mom have different drugs
Doctor :   yes with different doses
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with abhinav?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   no..thank u
Doctor :   u r welcome
ok have a nice day
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