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How effective is I-pill emergency contraceptive in preventing pregnancy?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

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Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 in Women's Health
Question: hi, we had sex on 5th day of my periods (i.e. 27th feb) bleeding was not there, i am having 25days regular cycle, is there any chances of pregnancy cause of unprotected sex and that too ejaculation was done ...and can i go for ipill today
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
I pill can be taken

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
Unprotected intercourse on 5 th day of cycle in a 25 days cycle can lead to pregnancy.
I pill or emergency contraceptive pill can be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
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Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
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