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What causes brownish vaginal discharge after taking I-pill?

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Dr. Manisha Jain


Practicing since :2007

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Posted on Mon, 6 Jun 2016 in Women's Health
Question: Hello, I had unprotected sex last week on Saturday (2nd April) and Sunday (3rd April). I wasn't sure of his ejaculation so I took an Ipill on Sunday itself. He did not ejaculate at all on Sunday. I wasn't sure about the intercourse that happened on Saturday. Hence, took an Ipill. Today, on 9th April, I saw a brown discharge on my panties and looked a little mucus-y. I am also experiencing mild cramps in my lower back and abdomen. Is the brown discharge normal after the Ipill or should I be worried with respect to possibility of pregnancy?
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Nothing to worry mostly

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, thanks for trusting health care magic.
Yes it is common to have spotting a few days after emergency pill intake so mostly nothing to worry.
But in a few cases it can be due to implantation bleeding also so to be double sure do a urine pregnancy test after 1 week from today.
All the best.
Dr Manisha XXXXXXX
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain 4 minutes later
I also had unprotected sex thrice yesterday. He did not ejaculate inside me but outside. Should I take another emergency pill? I usually don't do unprotected sex and don't rely on emergency contraceptives.
Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
No need to take another pill

Detailed Answer:
No dear, no need to take other pill at all as it has high dose already competent enough to deal with unwanted pregnancy.
In general donot take emergency pills too often as it can cause deranged periods and erratic ovulation.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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