Emergency Pill

Emergency pills are used to prevent pregnancy by women who have had unprotected sexual intercourse or women whose birth control method has failed. It contains Levonorgestrel or Ulipristal acetate.

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Can I still get pregnant after taking I-pill twice for having unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor,  I am 20 years old. I had my menses on the 24th or 26th of last month. I had unprotected sex with my partner on the 20th of this month. I took an I-pill three to four hours later. The next day early in the morning, around 5 AM we again had unprotected sex and he came inside me. 60 ho...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had unprotected sex on the 28th or 30th day of your periods. So, the chances of pregnancy on these days is nil. Yet, you took an I-pill. So, the chance of pregnancy is further reduced. The second time you had sex would also not cause a pregnancy but, you had ano...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of Unwanted-72 pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to know about the Unwanted-72 pill. Does it have any side effects? I had unprotected sex with my fiance for the first time and I am confused about what to do. I want to know if this pill is safe.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unwanted 72 contains hormone in high load which helps to prevent pregnancy. You need to take this pill as early as possible and preferably within 72 hours of unprotected sex. Yes, there are some side effects which are temporary. It can cause spotting, b...  Read Full »

After sex, I washed my vagina and urinated. Is there any chance of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old married woman. Within two months of my marriage, we often had sexual intercourse, but I do not know if he ever ejaculated inside me. Yesterday, I think he ejaculated inside me, but I am not sure. After sex, I washed my vagina and urinated. Is there any chance of pregnan...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sperms are plenty and you cannot be completely safe if you do not use a condom. You cannot wash it completely. It cannot be avoided by withdrawing the penis before ejaculating, as sperms can be present in the precum. A single sperm can cause fertilization. Now apart ...  Read Full »

I am not sure if I had withdrawal bleeding or implantation bleeding. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am confused about whether this is withdrawal bleeding or implantation bleeding. My last period started last month, and I had unprotected sex on the eighth and ninth day after the period. I took an emergency pill on the morning of the second day of sex. From the second week of this mont...  Read Full »


Dr. Ahmed Amdihun Essa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. I have seen your query about bleeding in the middle of your period. You have a regular 30 days cycle which means your ovulation day is on the 16th day of the period. 2. Your last period was before two months, which makes the next ovulation day on the first week of t...  Read Full »

Whether I have to take an emergency contraceptive pill even if my partner used a condom?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex yesterday afternoon. It was on the 14th day of my menstrual cycle. It was a protected sex. My partner used a condom and ejaculated inside it. Now, I am confused whether to take an emergency contraceptive pill or not. I personally do not want to take one because I am worried...  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya Muralidhar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Condoms have a failure rate of 15 percent and can cause pregnancy. However, we do not always recommend emergency contraception if you have used a condom. If you have used it correctly and felt that there was no condom breakage or leakage from them, there is no need to ...  Read Full »

Is withdrawal bleeding necessary after taking the Unwanted 72 pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old female. I did not have any withdrawal bleeding. It has been two days since I took Unwanted 72. I took it within an hour of having unprotected sex. Is withdrawal bleeding necessary after taking the pill? Please advise me as I am concerned.  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have taken an emergency contraceptive pill within 72 hours of intercourse, there is no chance of a pregnancy. You can have the withdrawal bleeding within a week to 10 days of taking it or you may have your periods a little early. So relax and do not worry. Ho...  Read Full »

What is the reason for white discharge after I had unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my last period last month, and after that, I had unprotected sex. Last month, I had sex so many times, and I took Unwanted 72 two times. I had sex in the second week of last month, after which I had my periods. And next, I had sex after my periods were over, and I took the pill. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have emergency contraceptive pills within 72 hours of intercourse, then there is no chance of pregnancy. This discharge could be because of hormonal changes due to the pill you have taken. Please get a blood test for pregnancy to ensure that you are not pregna...  Read Full »

After taking ECP, I am bleeding. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my periods on the 15th of last month, and I had sex on 25th. I took emergency contraceptive pills on the 26th. I am bleeding today. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, you are not pregnant. You had your emergency contraceptive pills on the 26th, so this bleeding must be withdrawal bleeding due to that drug. But if bleeding does not settle, get one ultrasound scan done and rest assured.  Read Full »

What is the chance of pregnancy if we had sex on third day of period?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner and I had sex on the third day of her periods and she had an I-pill immediately. She took the pill six hours after we had sex. She noticed some bleeding after three days which was not like normal periods. She is not having her periods and it is one month now. Is she pregnant? ...  Read Full »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The emergency pill, I-pill can be used only once in a cycle. If the I-pill is used more than once in a cycle, it not only does not work, it also upsets the body hormones and can cause irregular bleeding. It is best to consult a doctor and check for pregnancy first. At ...  Read Full »

I had sex today, and I am tense about getting my fiancee pregnant. What do I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex today with my fiancee. Although we did not use protection, I did not cum into her. I am tensed. What can we do to prevent a pregnancy? Her periods are due next week. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. You had unprotected sex but did not ejaculate inside. Although there are fewer chances of getting pregnant, I would suggest: Use an emergency contraceptive pill, like I-pill or Unwanted 72. They are effective when taken up to 72 hours post-in...  Read Full »

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