Will I-pill taken two days after intercourse help prevent pregnancy?

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Posted on Tue, 9 Jun 2015 in Women's Health
Question: Hi. I had my periods start on 24th april. Had sex with my husband on 11th may. Will I get pregnant? Taking ipill on 13th may will help?
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take ipill as soon as possible

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear thanks for trusting health care magic.
There are high chances of getting pregnant in case you had unprotected sex.
Yes you should take ipill as soon as possible.
It usually works well if taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.
And in future avoid such episodes of unprotected intercourse and ipill intake and rather opt for protection in the form of condoms or use oral pills for safety.
All the best.
Regards
Dr Manisha
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