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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I used contraceptive pills two months back and got a period-like blood flow five days after withdrawal bleeding. Is it normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOD and thyroid disorder, and my hemoglobin level is 8.8 gm/dL. Two months back, I used Intimacy plus 3 contraceptive pills, and withdrawal bleeding started mid-the same month and ended after five days. I stopped using contraceptive pills two days after the bl...  Read Full »


Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to what you have mentioned, as you have stopped taking the pills, it can lead to irregular bleeding for a few days, and also, as you have a history of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), this can lead to irregular bleeding and cycles. I suggest you not worry ...  Read Full »

I had unprotected intercourse with my partner a month ago and took an I-pill. My periods got delayed. Will I become pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor,I had unprotected intercourse with my partner a month ago. I had taken an I-pill the next day. But there was no bleeding, and my periods were due in a week, but I did not get them. Will I become pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The sperms must be discharged into the female's vagina to get pregnant. These sperms must next fertilize an egg, which may or may not be accessible depending on the female's ovulation rhythm. Furthermore, if the egg is accessible and ferti...  Read Full »

I had intercourse with my spouse and took an I-pill the next day, after which I had bleeding. Is it normal?

Query: Hi doctor,I had intercourse with my spouse a few days ago. The next day, I took an i-pill and started bleeding the day after taking it. But the bleeding was not heavy. It is not even visible on my panty line. We are not planning on having a child, so I am concerned. My menstruation is due this month...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The emergency contraceptive pills are hormone-based and work in three stages to prevent unplanned pregnancy. First, they delay the release of an egg from the ovary. Second, if the egg was already released before taking the dose, they preve...  Read Full »

I took an I-pill 11 hours after having intimate contact with my partner. Is there a risk of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had intimate contact two and a half months back. However, we did not have intercourse. I was not sure if his ejaculation had touched my body. Also, I took an I-pill 11 hours after the contact. I got my period after 11 days, which was very light, and lasted for 17 days...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for trusting us. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your symptoms can be due to a hormonal imbalance or pregnancy. The endometrial thickness in your pelv...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex yesterday, but no ejaculation was done. I have my periods in seven days. Can I take I-pill to prevent pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend yesterday. He did not ejaculate inside of me and took out long before ejaculation. My periods are after seven days. Should I take I-pill to be on the safe side? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As you had unprotected sex and wanted to discontinue the pregnancy, I suggest you can take one tablet of I-pill (Levonorgestrel) 1.5 mg as early as possible, wit...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant if I have had unprotected sex after taking I pill?

Query: Hello doctor,I took an I-pill last month, and we had unprotected sex around the same time. Do I need to retake the i-pill?  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. If you have unprotected sex and want to discontinue the pregnancy, you can take an i-pill (Levonorgestrel) 1.5 mg as early as possible after the intercourse (maximum within 72 hours). Only one tablet is req...  Read Full »

Is it common to have white fluid while urinating after taking an I-pill?

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Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please describe your problem. Revert with more information to a general medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/general-medicine-physician  Read Full »

Will I get my periods if I take an I-pill just a day before my expected period date?

Query: Hello doctor, I took I-pill just a day before I was due for my periods. Unfortunately, they have not started as expected. Can you advise me if I will have periods? Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. As I-pill is a hormone-based pill, it is known to delay periods. Therefore, you can expect a delay of 10 to 15 days in your periods. Do you have a history of irregular or delayed periods? Also, as you took I-pill ...  Read Full »

Why do I have light bleeding with abdominal pain after taking an I-pill after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my periods three and a half weeks back and had unprotected sex two weeks back. I also took an I-pill after sex. I have had light bleeding for a day with abdominal pain. Is this normal? For how many days will it continue? What should I do next if it does not stop? Kindly advise. T...  Read Full »


Dr. Abhilasha A

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It is called withdrawal bleeding and is occurring due to the tablet I-pill (Levonorgestrel). The bleeding will eventually stop like your regular cycles or might take a few more days. You can wait for seven days and get back to me if it does...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant on having sex and taking an I-pill just before my period date?

Query: Hello doctor, When I had sex last month, I got pregnant and took an abortion pill. This month, I had sex just before my period date and took an I-pill? Will I get my periods, or will I be pregnant? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can you specify when you had an abortion and when you took an I-pill (Levonorgestrel)? Periods return six weeks after an abortion, and taking an I-pill resets the periods. So, you get them four to six weeks after you take an I-pill. I hope you found this helpful. K...  Read Full »

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