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Can Taking Ipill Immediately After Unprotected Intercourse Prevent Pregnancy?

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Posted on Wed, 11 Oct 2017
Question: Dear doctor, I am 34 yrs old female. I had unprotected sex on 12th Sep. My last period was on 5th Sep - 8th Sep. I immediately tool ipill within 5 hrs of unprotected sex. Today i.e., 19th Sep I got brown spotting. Is there any chance of pregnancy? My periods are regular with 30 days gap.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (11 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Almost no chance of pregnancy.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.
The chances of pregnancy is almost nil as you had I pill on time but precautions should be taken and wait and watch for your menses.
If you missed your period by 7 days than get your home urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy ( as a rule).
Take healthy and nutritious diet drink a lot of water.
Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information.
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal (20 minutes later)
thank you. But I m feeling very sleepy and tired since 2days. have no clue why this is happening. I have tried ipill before, but this is the first time I am facing these symptoms. hence was scared. I am not ready for a baby right now.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
You should not worry.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
I can understand your feeling but it is most likely due to hormonal imbalance.
So you have to drink a lot of water and take healthy and nutritious diet.
Don't worry about pregnancy,there is almost no chance of pregnancy.
Hope found useful
Good luck.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Can Taking Ipill Immediately After Unprotected Intercourse Prevent Pregnancy?

Brief Answer: Almost no chance of pregnancy. Detailed Answer: Hello dear, Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. The chances of pregnancy is almost nil as you had I pill on time but precautions should be taken and wait and watch for your menses. If you missed your period by 7 days than get your home urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy ( as a rule). Take healthy and nutritious diet drink a lot of water. Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information. Good luck. Regards