Withdrawal Bleeding

About "Withdrawal Bleeding"

Withdrawal bleeding is the monthly bleeding women on regular birth control pills experience during the pill-free period (or placebo week). Withdrawal bleed is not exactly the same as a menstrual bleed. It is caused by a slight change in hormonal levels and is much lighter than periods and also lasts fewer days.

Related Terms: I-pill, Unprotected Sex, Emergency Contraceptive Pill, Beta Hcg, Side Effects Of Ipill, Contraceptive Pill, Urine Pregnancy Test

Recently Answered Questions


After withdrawal bleeding, are there still chances of pregnancy?
Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee and I had unprotected sex last week, and she took an I-pill within six hours of the intercourse. She got withdrawal bleeding or spotting today. Is there any chance of her getting pregnant? I was just worried. Please respond as soon as possible.  Read Full »
Dr. Deepti Verma
Fetal Medicine Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question and understood the concerns. I-pill when taken within 24 hours of unprotected intercourse, prevents pregnancy in 95 to 98 % cases. She is having withdrawal bleeding due to the hormonal effect of the pill. There is nothing t...  Read Full »
 
I had withdrawal bleeding after taking contraceptive pill. Can I still be pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with a condom. But it tore in the middle of the act. But the guy did not ejaculate. I took unwanted 72 within 15 hours. I experienced withdrawal bleeding a week later that was quite normal like a period and lasted for four days. I took UPT which was negative. Can I still be ...  Read Full »
Dr. Neha Singh Rathod
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have taken an emergency pill within 72 hours of intercourse, there is no chance of pregnancy. Also, you say that you had withdrawal bleeding after taking the pill. So relax and do not worry. There is no chance of pregnancy. However, if you have a doubt then ge...  Read Full »
 
I had withdrawal bleeding six days after taking ipill. When can I expect my next period?
Query: Hello doctor,I had my last period on the 30th of last month. I have a 25-day cycle with 5 days of bleeding. I had sex on the 6th of this month. Although we used withdrawal method, I took an ipill within six hours, just as a precaution. I started a light bleed on the 12th of this month until the 20t...  Read Full »
Dr. Neha Singh Rathod
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have taken the emergency contraceptive pill within 72 hours of intercourse, there is no chance of pregnancy. The delay could be due to hormonal changes caused by the pill. And, the spotting which you had was withdrawal bleeding. However, if you are in doubt, ...  Read Full »
 
What is withdrawal bleeding?
Query: Hello doctor, Emergency contraception is 95% effective means is there some chance of getting pregnant? What more precautions could be taken during sex so that there will be full surety about it? After taking it, will the periods be painful? In what way will it alter periods? Will it change the numb...  Read Full »
Dr. Purushottam Sah
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. Yes, there is some chance of pregnancy. You can use condom, but there is no contraception 100% effective even after contraception-operation very small chance of pregnancy remains.You can bleed any day after taking I-pill. There is ...  Read Full »
 
Why have I not got withdrawal bleeding after 10 days of taking Unwanted 72?
Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex 10 days back and then took Unwanted 72 after four hours. I have not got any withdrawal bleeding yet. What does it mean? When should I take the pregnancy test? Also, I am a patient of PCOD.  Read Full »
Dr. Sameer Kumar
Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have rightly taken the emergency contraceptive pill within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. The success rate of ECP is 99 % and ideally,the withdrawal bleed should start in the next 4 to 7 days, but if it has not yet, then you can opt for a serum beta hCG tes...  Read Full »
 
I did not have withdrawal bleeding. Is there a chance I am pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my fiance 10 days back. It was the 12th day after my last period. I took I-pill within two hours of intercourse. But I did not have withdrawal bleeding. Is there any chance to get pregnant?  Read Full »
Dr. Richa Agarwal
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As you had I pill, the chances of pregnancy are not there in your case. Every person does not have withdrawal bleeding. You just wait and watch for your menses. Regards. For more information consult ...  Read Full »
 
I did not have withdrawal bleeding even after eight days of taking Unwanted 72. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I had sexual intercourse with my fiance on the fifth day of my periods, and we used a condom, but the condom tore. I took Unwanted 72 within three hours, after which I experienced no side effects of the pill. I did not have any withdrawal bleeding, and today is the eighth day after tak...  Read Full »
Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B
Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Withdrawal bleeding is not a compulsion. Anyway, there was no need of an emergency contraceptive pill on the fifth day of your period. Please do not take Unwanted 72 frequently. There are no chances of pregnancy from this intercourse. For more information consult an obste...  Read Full »
 
My partner is weak after withdrawal bleeding. How to improve her health?
Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had sex nine days ago. The condom slipped, but its opening was outside and I removed it carefully. But, just to be sure, she had Unwanted-72 immediately after. Today, she had period-like bleeding. Is it a side effect of Unwanted-72 or was it something else?  Read Full »
Dr. Neha Singh Rathod
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This could be because of hormonal changes due to the pill you have taken. It is a withdrawal bleeding and there is nothing to worry about. So, relax and do not worry. However, if you have a doubt then get back to me. Take care. For more information consult an obstetric...  Read Full »
 
I am taking Larin Fe. What should I do to avoid weekend withdrawal bleeding?
Query: Hi doctor, I am taking Larin Fe as a birth control pill. It is a combined monophasic pill with three weeks of active pills and one week of inactive pills. I currently started pill packs a week back but wanted to change it to a weekend to avoid weekend withdrawal bleeding. How can I do so without lo...  Read Full »
Dr. Eeshani Dutta
Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can stop the active pill on Wednesday instead. Take placebo pill on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and start a new pack from Sunday. The plan of preponding periods is bewildering to the body. It might take you a few (2 to 3) cycles to tune your periods in a new cycle. R...  Read Full »
 
How many days after taking Unwanted 72 can I expect withdrawal bleeding?
Query: Hello doctor,My fiance and I got intimate last week. The top part of his penis was wet. I am not sure if it was urine or pre-cum. He rubbed his penis outside my vagina, but there was no penetration. I took Unwanted 72 on the next day. Are there any chances of pregnancy?  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is highly unlikely for you to get pregnant. Firstly, there was no penetration, and there was no ejaculation of semen into the vagina. Also, you have had the pill, which is highly effective in preventing pregnancy. So overall, pregnancy is highly unlikely and no nee...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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