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Took i-pill after unprotected sex. Have bleeding. Need to check for pregnancy?

hey my GF and me had sex and our condom tore and she took an I pill to be safe after a few days she had vaginal bleeding which wasn't heavy bleeding slight bleeding for four days and it stopped she is expecting her chums today but they haven't come she is afraid to take a pregnancy test did the I pill work as I read somewhere if u bleed u aren't pregnant but I just wanna be sure as we r not ready to have a baby
Asked On : Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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Mar 2013
Thank you for your query.
Firstly, the I pill commonly causes some amount of bleeding or spotting a few days after consumption.
So what your girlfriend experienced was pretty normal as far as I pill goes.
Also, the I pill is known for preponing or delaying the normal period by a week or sometimes 10 days also.
So that could be cause of absent periods in her case.
The ipill is not 100 % effective, so it could just as easily be an early pregnancy also.
If she does not get her normal period 4 weeks from the date of taking the I pill, please take a urine pregnancy test.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 27 Apr 2013
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