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Is pregnancy possible despite taking I-pill?

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Dr. Harish Naik

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Posted on Tue, 7 Jun 2016 in General Health
Question: I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend on 1st april so i took an ipill within 3 hours. On 6th we had sex but condom broke so for precautionary reasons i again took an ipill within 6 hours. I have pcos problem and i am takinga tablet of ovabless. I am just 19 years old. No sign of bleeding or pain is there. My last periods were on 11 march and next expecting date is 14 april. What should i do?
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Answered by Dr. Harish Naik 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You are less likely to be pregnant

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome.
I have gone through your query.

As you have taken post coital pills within 72 hours, you are less likely to be pregnant. They piils are highly effective when taken within 72 hours. But I would suggest you to consider other method of contraception of you don't want get pregnant. I would not recommend you to use post coital pills regularly.

There may be delay in periods, may be by 3 to 4 days. I would suggest you to take a urine pregnancy test if your period is delayed by a week.

This provisional advice provided by me is based entirely on the input provided to me. I would suggest examination by the doctor.

I hope this suggestion might be of some help to you.
Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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