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Delayed period, backaches, vaginal discharge, cramps. Taken after pill post sex, negative pregnancy test. Cause?

My period was suppose to start on the 6th but it s the 9th now and I still don t have my period. I ve been off the pill for one month already. I have backaches, vagina discharge, and cramps . Should I be worried? My boyfriend and I had sex but we took the after pill on the 6th. But when we took the pregnancy test on the 8th, it was negative.
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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Your symptoms suggest an impending period. You cannot be pregnant as you had the intercourse at the time of your expected period and added to that, you took emergency contraception. The period can be delayed due to the hormonal disruption created by the pill. Also, return of ovulation after cessation of oral pills can take one or two cycles. You cannot expect a pregnancy test to show up anything now; it should be 3 weeks from the intercourse for HPT to read anything. If you do not see your period in the next week, see a specialist for further management. Hope this helps.
Answered: Sun, 30 Mar 2014
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