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can postinor 2 work after four days of intercourse?

By Anonymous December 3, 2015 - 12:51am
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hello sorry cant include my names, i had sex with my girlfriend three days back.before she could go in her periods and she hasn't gone in her periods yet. a day after sex she was releasing some milky fluids from her vagina. and am not sure if i came inside her. could she have got pregnant and can postinor 2 work in this period. because its now four days.thank you. will be grateful to here from u

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER and thank you for reaching out to us with your question.

Postinor 2 is 95% effective in preventing pregnancy if taken within 72 hours or 3 days following unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure. The sooner it is taken, the more effective it is.
But, I don't think it would be effective and worth taking now that four days have passed.

When was your girlfriend's period due to start? Postinor 2 prevents pregnancy by preventing ovulation. If this happened around the time of ovulation, which is about 14 days following the last day of her last period, or five days before ovulation, there is a good chance she did become pregnant.

If her periods are regular, and this month's period is late by at least seven days, she should take a home pregnancy test. For the most accurate result, please purchase a name brand product, check the expiration date, read and follow the directions carefully, and most important of all, she must test in the morning and use the first urine of the day.


December 3, 2015 - 9:16am
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