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Unprotected sex and ectopic pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi,
This question is related to Pregnancy.
I got married in 2009. My last period was 8th feb 2011 (1st day). I have 26 day period cycle. We had unprotected sex on 26th feb, 2011. I would like to know is there any chances I being pregnant.
Also, I took contraceptive pill “unwanted 72” on Mar 1, 2011 (3 hours before to 72 hours).
Based on the ovulation period, I had already crossed it (it was on 20th Feb, 2011).
Please advise me.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i guess u understood my question
Doctor :   Please let me go through your query, give me few secs.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i want to know if there are high chances of pregnancy
Doctor :   Your rough ovulation time is from 19th feb. to 24th feb.
User :   ok
Doctor :   I feel your chances of getting pregnant are very rare .
User :   ok.. but i have not yet got my period..
User :   should i wait for some more time, or should i consult a Dr.
Doctor :   Usually periods get delayed by 2/3 days , as you know very well.
User :   yes...
Doctor :   I shall advise you to follow a few steps and lets see : Doctor :   1. Please take a Urine PregTest of Cipla on 8th March, tomorrow in the morning Urine stream
Doctor :   2. Second urine test on 10 th march in the morning same way.
Doctor :   if both are positive, you might be positive for preg.
Doctor :   if both are negative then you are nagative.
User :   ok
User :   i shall do that Dr.
User :   Dr. 1 more question
Doctor :   If you are negative for pregnancy and still not getting a period than u can consult a gynec
User :   ok Dr.
Doctor :   as it may be an ectopic pregnancy , etc.
Doctor :   if it is positive
Doctor :   and you are pregnant.
User :   ectopic pregnancy means
Doctor :   then you have to take a 2-3 day course of abortion pill- mifeprestone-misoprostol only under the guidance of a Gynecologist.
Doctor :   As after the abortion, 7 days later you have to check with an ultrasound to rule out incomplete abortion.
Doctor :   This is the protocol that has to be followed.
Doctor :   Ectopic means sometimes the egg gets feriltised outside the uterus
User :   oh...
Doctor :   Hope you have followed .
User :   yes Dr.
Doctor :   Please follow these steps and you will have no worries.
User :   in case of ectopic pregnancy, i need abort
Doctor :   Yes , that will be done by the Gynecologist , once you test negative and if you still get no periods, they shall perform an USG, And abort.
Doctor :   No Problem .
User :   sure
User :   i shall follow as informed by you. Dr, 1 last question.
Doctor :   Yes please ,
User :   Dr, i want to know when is the safe period. because each 1 says 1. so we both are highly confused. we always use protection, but just in case we miss some thing like this....
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Safest period is A-B are your dates of period. Till 7 days after B. and again after 20th day after B till next period which is Y-Z of next month.
Doctor :   But usually 11-19 is considered most probable for Ovulation.
Doctor :   I have told you to be on safer side.
Doctor :   Hope you have folllowed.
User :   ok Dr. thanks a lot. i shall do the Test and consult a gynec if required
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
User :   based on the test results
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Ok.
Take care, bye for now.
User :   BYE
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