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By Anonymous October 28, 2016 - 9:12am
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Used condoms everytime we had sex , but there was only this one time we had sex without it and later she had to consume ECP.
She started to bleed after few days (4)(and it was heavy ).After a 3 week we again had protected sex and the day next she started bleeding but it was heavy , its being 5 days now she is still bleeding heavily.
Normally as stated by her , her periods are not like this and it usually goes away by 5 days .
Is she pregnant ?

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to our community on behalf of your girlfriend.

I can tell you that she is not pregnant. The first bleeding was triggered by taking the emergency contraceptive.

Was the second bleeding, three weeks later, when her period was due?

The concern is the heavy bleeding, which may have been caused by her reaction to the pill.
Please contact her gynecologist and report this. The heavy bleeding can lead to iron deficiency anemia.


October 28, 2016 - 9:27am
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