Contraceptive Pill

Contraceptive pills are hormonal tablets used to prevent pregnancy. They are 99.9% effective and are taken orally. Contraceptive pills are commercially available in two forms, combination pills that contain synthetic forms of estrogen and progesterone hormones, and mini-pills which only contain progesterone.

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Can unprotected sex after four days of period lead to pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,I had unprotected sex after four days of the period this month. He did not ejaculate inside but I am not sure about pre-ejaculation. Within an hour after intercourse, I took unwanted 72 and I had bleeding for only one day. Is there a chance of pregnancy or not? Is it a withdrawal bleedi...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have taken the emergency pill within 72 hours of intercourse there is no chance of pregnancy. Yes, you had intercourse during your safe period, which is from day 1 to 10 of your period. Yes, the bleeding is withdrawal bleeding. There is nothing to worry about....  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a contraceptive method without side effects.

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected intercourse with my partner while I was in my unsafe period. Although I took an ECP within 6 to 8 hours of time, I am a bit curious as if it will work or not.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have taken the emergency contraceptive pill within 72 hours of intercourse, then there is no chance of pregnancy. However, if you have a delay in periods, then get a urine pregnancy test done with early morning urine sample. The periods delay could be because o...  Read Full »

I cannot stay long in bed during sex with husband and condoms is not interesting during sex. What is the precaution instead of condoms?

Query: Hello doctor, I cannot stay long in bed during sex with husband and condoms is not interesting during sex. What is suitable for precaution instead of condoms?  Read Full »


Dr. Md. Kamrul Hasan Sajib

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are several methods as a contraceptive. Such as hormonal and barrier method. Besides this there is a method of safe period. I will explain to you one by one. 1. Hormonal method. a. Daily oral contraceptive pill. b. Three monthly or six-monthly depot hormona...  Read Full »

Are contraceptive pills started on the third day be effective?

Query: Hi doctor, I have started taking Novelon birth control pills from the third day of my period. Will this contraception be enough? This is the first time I am using the pills. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, this oral contraceptive pill is more than enough for contraception. Do not take any other medication as this will work as a contraceptive. You may or may not experience slight nausea, abdominal cramping, lightheadedness and headache, but these will eventually settle ...  Read Full »

Do contraceptive pills protect during pill-free days?

Query: Hi doctor, I am starting a pack of pill two weeks after my periods. After completing the pack will contraception start? Do I need to take the 7 pill free days after the first pack? Will remain protected during those seven days?  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I guess you are taking combination pill that is hormonal contraceptives containing both estrogen and progestin (synthetic progesterone). These act by preventing your ovulation and making your cervical mucus thicker. You need to take combination pills within five d...  Read Full »

How to treat my menstrual problem with PCOS?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOS last November. My doctor recommended that I take a pill named Cybelle (Cyproterone Acetate + Ethinylestradiol) for six months. She told me to stop after six months and advised me to observe if I get to menstruate the following month. I did, and I was so...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would help you for sure. Please do not be stressed out, as this is a pretty common lifestyle disorder these days. And it is a lifelong condition and there is no cure to get rid of this condition. But, yes, this problem could be very well...  Read Full »

My partner accidentally ejaculated on my stomach. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25-year-old female, weigh 67 kg, and height is 5'4". I am not sexually active but on the fourth day of my period, I and my partner were feeling each other and he accidentally ejaculated on me. The semen landed on the side of my stomach and front of my thighs. I do not remember if...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. Firstly, he had not ejaculated inside you which means you cannot become pregnant because of that. On top of that, you have used emergency contraceptive which has a success rate of 99 %. There is no possibility of you getting pregnant with th...  Read Full »

Is there any possibility to get false negative pregnancy test when there is no period for four months?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old female. I have been in a physical relationship with my partner on March 13 of this year. And the very next day, I had a contraceptive pill. After a few days, I got withdrawal bleeding and after a month, I got my menstruation. The problem started after even two month...  Read Full »


Dr. Monika Meena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As far as I can make out, you had contact in March and following that you got periods in April and no periods thereafter. As far as your concern of pregnancy goes, you should not be pregnant if you got full flow normal periods once after intercourse and provided you did...  Read Full »

Kindly explain about birth control pills.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old, female and I want to take contraceptive pills as birth control device. In past I have taken such pills but due to that I was getting extreme dizziness. So, I am thinking to take 'Saheli' contraceptive pills. Which is non-hormonal and I think it will not bring any side ...  Read Full »


Dr. Monika Meena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I see you have been facing some issues with estrogen progesterone hormonal pills like dizziness, weakness etc. Can you specify which ones did you try? Because low dose pills are available now-a-days which are safe and least side effects like yaz, Yasmine, etc. Consideri...  Read Full »

Can taking contraceptive pills cause irregular periods?

Query: Hello doctor, Since last month I have had sex 4 times, I took the morning after pill each time I had sex and majority of the time a condom was used. I do not think pregnancy is an option here as I have taken precaution. I think the contraceptive that I have taken 4x has ruined my periods pattern. T...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. The frequent intake of emergency contraception causes the hormonal levels to increase suddenly which leads to spotting and irregular bleeding in between periods. 2. Due to this increase the body stops producing the hormones temprorary till the level comes back ...  Read Full »

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