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Does taking emergeny contraceptive hinder menstrual cycle ?

hi, i am 24yr old, 5ft 2inches and 45 kgs. i used a birth control pill Option 72 on 27th feb which was also the same day that i had unprotected sex. then i got my periods on 14th march. so, according to my usual 28 day cycle, my next period should have started on 11th april but it didnt start even today i.e., 17th april. what might have happened. please advise.
Mon, 9 Jan 2012
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since you had your periods after the unprotected sex, pregnancy can be rule out.delay may be due to SOME hormonal effecT. JUST WAIT FOR THE NEXT PERIODS.if it happen frequently then you bhave to do a ultra sound scan for the pelvis to find out the cause
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