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Am i pregnant as my periods are getting delayed ?

Im a female and ijust turned 16. I took Postinor 2 (in MArch) and i had my usual period (April/5/2011) ANd now its 3rd of May. My period is due today. How come i am not getting my period?Am i pregnant?
Sat, 28 Jan 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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you have not mentioned about sexual exposure at all.If you had unprotected sex after postinor ,chances of pregnancy can`t be ruled out.Go for pregnancy test
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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Since you took Postinor 2 which is an emergency contraceptive that means you are sexually active and had fear of getting pregnant.Also you had regular period in April so you should have got periods or may get in a couple of days.If you still had unprotected sex in this month of April and you don't get periods by 5th of May then get a urine pregnancy test done on 6th to rule out pregnancy.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi, thanks for query.Normally after this kind of tablets you should have withdrawal bleeding.This tablets is effective if taken within 72 hours of of the unprotected act.If you do not get your periods please talk to your doctor.But please make sure to use a protection in future.bye.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
If you have had Unprotected sex recently, you should be getting a Urine Pregnancy test done one week after missing your Periods using a Early Morning Urine Sample which is the ideal time to detect Pregnancy. If it turns out negative, you may have Missed Periods as a result of Hormonal Imbalance as a result of taking Postinor. You can just wait for them to occur on their own. If they don't, you should be seeing a Gynecologist.

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