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    Is pregnancy possible through unprotected intercourse during menstruation despite taking Unwanted-72?

Posted on Fri, 5 Oct 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: Actually I had sex with my boy friend during my periods without any safety. So I was scared abt dat. I took pill dat is unwanted 72 the very next day? Is it safe ?
Answered by Dr. Shanti Vennam 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can expect some side effects. Pregnancy chances none.

Detailed Answer:

You do not have any chances of pregnancy since you had the intercourse during the safe period. In addition, you took the emergency pill which offers very good protection when taken within the stipulated time interval.

As the pill contains high dose of hormone, you can expect withdrawal bleeding after 3-7 days. The next natural period also may get delayed by a week or two.

Please see your health care provider for further help if you become overdue by ten days.

In the future, restrict the use of emergency pill for one or two occasions per year and go for regular contraception instead.

Hope your query has been clarified. Please feel free to contact for further information. I will be happy to help.

Shanti Vennam
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
Follow up: Dr. Shanti Vennam 44 hours later
Ok thank u so much.
Answered by Dr. Shanti Vennam 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
You are always welcome.

Detailed Answer:

You are always welcome to contact us for any further information.

Hope I have answered your query.

Dr. Shanti Vennam
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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