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i had unprotected sex on 21march about 5pm and i took pills on 23march around 5pm.. i expected my periods today can i be pregant?please help

By Anonymous March 28, 2015 - 2:42am
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Hello and thank you for sharing your question.

Emergency contraception is 95% effective if taken within 24 hours of having intercourse.  The effectiveness dramatically decreases after that time.

If you did take emergency contraceptives, no matter the effectiveness, it will give you side effects that disrupt you cycle.  At this point it would be impossible to know where or not you are pregnant because it is too soon.

You will need to wait till next month when you have your next period.  If it is irregular, you may be pregnant and by that time a pregnancy test would be accurate.


March 28, 2015 - 11:40am
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