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Had unprotected sex, took morning after pill. Had terrible cramps, sac of mucus and blood. What was it ?

Hi, I started the pill a few months back, this month I got food poisioning and was sick, two weeks on I forgot and had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. I got the morning after pill from the chemist and this made my period 6 days late, last niht I had terrible cramps and this mrning I hd a sack of mucus and blood . it was quite hard to burst, what was it?
Asked On : Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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May 2013
Thanks for the query.
If you took the emergency pill within 72 hours of the intercourse, that might have given protection against the pregnancy.
Emergency pill can alter the menstrual cycle depending on the period of the cycle when you took the pill.
If you took the pill in the second half of the cycle, that can postpone the periods.
So delay in your periods could be due to that.
It can also present with side effects like intermenstrual spotting, pain abdomen etc.
Usually these symptoms will subside soon.
So wait for few days.
If the spotting and pain abdomen persists or increases, better to consult gynecologist once and take symptomatic treatment.
If you didn't take the emergency pill within 72 hours of the act, go for pregnancy test once.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 25 Oct 2013
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