I Pill

I Pill is an emergency contraceptive pill. It is a hormonal pill that contains Levonorgestrel, used to prevent unwanted pregnancies when taken within 72 hours of intercourse.

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What is the chance of pregnancy when the penis contacts the vulva during a hot water shower?

Query: Hello doctor, What is the chance of pregnancy when a penis with some precum came in contact with the vulva region during a hot water shower? Should I take the Plan B pill? Can I still get pregnant after taking the I-pill? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Thanks for the query. In your case, there was a penile contacting the vulva during a warm water shower, and there was no penetration or ejaculation involved, so anyhow, chances of pregnancy are minimized. Presuming that penis was with pre-cum, but sperms tend to die in contact with any ...  Read Full »

What makes a woman bleed after intercourse for the first time?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected intercourse for the first time one month ago. That day itself, bleeding started. I am not sure whether the bleeding I had was menstrual bleeding or because of the I-pill that I took. The bleeding lasted for seven days, and it was very light on the last two days. I too...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you had emergency pill within 72 hours of intercourse there is no chance of pregnancy. Also you say that you had bleeding after taking the pill. So relax and do not worry. There is no chance of pregnancy. Take care.  Read Full »

Is it normal to have an abnormal period due to frequent use of I-pill?

Query: Hi doctor, I had taken an I-pill a week before my periods, and now I have taken another one three to four days after the period ended. My discharge is less and stretchy, unlike the normal discharge. Is it normal?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I request you to please share the details of your menstrual cycle like date, flow, any history of irregular periods, etc. With the additional information, I will be able to help you better. Emergency contraceptiv...  Read Full »

After having protected intercourse, my partner took an I-pill immediately. Can she get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, My fiance and I are indulged in sexual intercourse with contraceptive and immediately took an i-pill (morning after pill). After 5 days she was bleeding and having little cramps for 3 days. Now she her periods delayed by 17 days and urine test are saying negative. Shall we go for a bl...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chances of pregnancy are very less in your case, but no method is 100% effective, because you had protected intercourse and had I-pill too. I-pill may change your cycle because of hormonal changes caused by I-pill. You should consult a gynecologist and get your blood ...  Read Full »

Do bulky ovaries in an ultrasound scan of the abdomen indicate pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I took an I-pill after unprotected intercourse and got a period after two days. But after a month, I had nausea and missed my period. I took Norethisterone, and the day I stopped it, I got my periods. It has been eight weeks after intercourse, and I still test negative, but I have abdomi...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Swollen or bulky ovaries are not a sign of pregnancy. Also, your USG scan (ultrasonography) is normal, except for bulky ovaries (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Usually, the volume of ovaries should be less than 10 cc...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of contraceptive pills?

Query: Hi doctor,I was fooling around with my boyfriend after a week of having my periods. He did not insert it, but there was rubbing without a condom. There was no ejaculation at all. I took an I-pill within 12 hours, and we did the same thing again. I am afraid if I am pregnant. Should I get myself test...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. Delayed periods and irregular bleeding are known side effects of I-pill (Levonorgestrel). Do not worry. You can wait for one more week to see the pattern of bleeding. Do not worry. The chances of pregnancy in your case are extremely low. I hop...  Read Full »

How does i-pill work to avoid unwanted pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, How does i-pill prevent pregnancy? Does it stop ovulation and fertilization, or does it stop implantation? Also, what is the minimum time in which fertilization happens post-sex?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I-pill is an emergency contraceptive pill, and it works in two different ways. If you are in the first half of your ovulation cycle, it prevents the ovaries from releasing eggs. If you are in the second half of your cycle and the egg has already been released, it create...  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 »

Should I take an emergency pill if I only had foreplay?

Query: Hello doctor, I had foreplay with my partner yesterday. We both were having some fun. He actually inserted a finger into my vagina though not deep. He was not sure if he had touched his precum or not. Also, his penis touched my vagina two to three times though he never inserted. Should I take an I-p...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. It is highly unlikely that the insertion of the finger can result in pregnancy even if it was contaminated with precum because precum does not contain sperm. So, I do not think you need to take an emergency contraceptive pill. For more inform...  Read Full »

Can frequent use of I-pill have any side effects?

Query: Hi doctor, Today is the last day of my periods. Last night, I consumed alcohol and had unprotected sex. I took an I-pill at around 11 AM today. However, I had been vomiting due to nausea at around 2 PM in the afternoon. Should I have to take another pill now? Or would the first one have been effecti...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no need to take another I-pill (Levonorgestrel hormone) as it gets dissolved and absorbed within an hour. However, the nausea and vomiting are due to the high progesterone effect of the I-pill. Now, you need to wait for a withdrawal bleed. Since you just had pe...  Read Full »

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