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5th day of withdrawal period after ECP, chances of getting pregnant?

By Anonymous January 13, 2017 - 11:56pm
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i took ECP on jan 2 and had my withdrawal bleeding exactly 1 week after, I had intercourse during my 5th day of withdrawal bleeding, what are the chances of getting pregnant? am is still safe or should i take another dose of ecp?

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Hi, Anon.

Thanks for your question.

Emergency contraception only works to prevent pregnancy from sex you already had. It won’t work proactively — you need to take emergency contraception after every act of unprotected sex. But it's supposed to be used in emergencies and not as regular birth control. Contact your gynecologist.


January 14, 2017 - 7:02am
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