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    What causes abdominal pain after taking Unwanted-72?

Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017 in Women's Health
Question: We had unprotected sex. After 5 days my gf was feeling pain in right side of her stomach, like there is something. My gf took 2 tablet of unwanted-72, after one week of unprotected sex. Will it be effecetive? After taking tablets she has very much pain. Please suggest what to do.
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Not effective

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
Unwanted 72 or the emergency contraceptive pill will not be effective in preventing the pregnancy if taken after 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.
The pill can cause withdrawal bleeding, but it is unlikely to be associated with abdominal pain.
This pain can be due to infection in the pelvis or can be due to urinary tract infection.
She should consult an OBGYN specialist for proper examination and treatment accordingly.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma 36 hours later
She has very sevier pain after taking tablets. What should we do?
Is there any way to avoid pregnancy?
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 8 hours later
Brief Answer:
No method to avoid pregnancy now

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
She can take Drotin tablet for pain.
However, an examination by a doctor and an ultrasound should be done to confirm the diagnosis of the ultrasound.
No, there is no way to avoid the pregnancy 72 hours after the unporotected intercourse.
She should wait for the periods.
If delayed, then a urine pregnancy test should be done to confirm the diagnosis.
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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