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Ecp Tablets

ECP tablets, also known as emergency contraceptive pills. These taken after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure to prevent pregnancy. They contain high doses of hormones, usually progestin or a combination of progestin and estrogen, to disrupt the fertilization process and prevent the implantation of a fertilized egg in the uterus. ECP tablets are most effective when taken as soon as possible after unprotected intercourse but can be taken up to 72-120 hours, depending on the specific medication.

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Can my girlfriend get pregnant despite taking an emergency pill?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 22 years old, and my girlfriend is 20. We engaged in sexual activity, during which I wore silk pants, while she was unclothed. Although unsure if any sperm were transferred during intercourse, as a precaution, I provided her with an emergency contraceptive pill within 24 hours of t...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello,Welcome to understand your concern. The emergency contraceptive pill is a high dose of the hormone progesterone, which is naturally produced in the body during the second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation. This pill works by rapidly increasing the thickness of the inner...  Read Full »

I have vaginal bleeding and pain after sex. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old working girl. Yesterday, I had sex with my partner for the second time after four months. It was my eighth day of periods, that is, one day after my periods gets over. We used a condom for protection. It was a little rough sex as I found that I am bleeding after sex ...  Read Full »

Dr. Zaharuddln Bin Rahmat @ Mohd Rawi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The first possibility is that you are pregnant. The risk of pregnancy after using a male condom varies from two to 15 %. As this act was less than 48 hours ago, you may need emergency contraception, either emergency pills or the insertion of IUCD (intrauterine contra...  Read Full »

I took an emergency contraceptive pill. Can I get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I had sex seven days ago, but we used condoms, and he pulled out before ejaculation. Still, I took an emergency contraceptive pill to be safe after six days. I currently have vaginal bleeding and am using a pad. Am I pregnant? Is it implantation bleeding? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. As you had a pill on time, there is almost no chance of pregnancy in your case. However, you must take another pill to prevent pregnancy if you had intercourse after the pill. This bleeding could be due to a hormon...  Read Full »

I have been bleeding for the last two days after sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 27-year-old and I have been bleeding for the last two days after sex. It stopped automatically so we again did it and used protection as well but it started to bleed even more than before. We did it after two years and it was not the first time. Why am I bleeding? I also took a co...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. According to your description, there is a possibility of having a vaginal infection, as in such cases of infection vaginal mucosa becomes fragile and may bleed while having intercourse. To stop the bleeding you can t...  Read Full »

I am bleeding again, though I had my periods in the mid of the last month. Should I be concerned?

Query: Hi doctor,I had my period in the mid of the last month, and I am bleeding again. I took an emergency pill towards the end of last month. I am under medication for thyroid issues. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. According to your description, this could be withdrawal bleeding. Withdrawal bleeding usually occurs after taking an emergency contraceptive pill within two to seven days. It is normal there is nothing need to worry...  Read Full »

I am having pain in my abdomen and brown colored bleeding after eight days of taking the I-pill. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had taken the I-pill one hour after sex because the condom had ripped off, and now after eight days of taking the pill, I am having pain in my abdomen and brown color bleeding. Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The symptoms you are experiencing could be a side effect of the emergency contraceptive pill (ECP), also known as the "morning-after pill." It is not uncommon for some women to experience abdominal pain and bleeding after taking the ECP. This bleeding is not a period bu...  Read Full »

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