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Had unprotected intercourse, on contraceptives. Having cramps but not got periods. Worried ?

Hi I had intercourse with my boyfriend on Saturday and he cum inside me, saturday is the same day i was meant to get my periods. I have been on the contraceptive pill for a hile now. I took the morning after pill on Monday and stopped taking the contraceptive pill the same day (Monday). I began to have cramps on Tuesday (thinking my period was coming) but than they stopped and it s Wednesday today and I still haven t gotten my periods ! Is it possible to fall pregnant when my periods haven t arrived after taking the morning after pill ? And stopped taking the contraceptive pill? (normally after 2-3 days of not talking the contraceptive pill I have a withdrawal period) I haven t even had that yet. I m starting to worry..
Asked On : Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hello there.

If you has taken your oral contraceptive pill regularly on fixed time then pregnancy is unlikely. Also you had intercourse in the safe period that is after finishing your pack.

Slight delay in periods is common after emergency pills.
But if you do not get periods after a week of stopping the pills then you need to take a pregnancy test.

If negative, then it could be just aside effect of long term oral contraceptive pill. These cause thinning of the lining of uterus. It is this lining which is shed in menses. SO when thinned out it can cause light periods or no periods at all.

Take care.
Answered: Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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Critical Care Specialist Dr. Sadiq Mughal's  Response
Hi thanks for your question.
Relax and don't be tense,tension is the one of common causes of delayed periods.
There are negligible chances of your getting pregnant from this sexual act for followig reasons
No 1.This sexual act took place during safe period.
No 2.You were on contraceptive pills.
No 3.You took emergency contraceptive pills with in 72 hours.
The cramps your having could be due to morning after pill.
Delayed periods could be eigther due to tension or morning after pill has disturbed the patteren of your cycle.
Hope I answered the question
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