Q. I had unprotected sex on my 24th day and took i-pill within eight hours. Am I safe?

Answered by
Dr. Sameer Kumar
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Nov 04, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am 23 years old. I usually get my periods in 23 days cycle. I had unprotected intercourse on my 24th day. I took an i-pill within eight hours of intercourse. Should I take a pregnancy test? Am I safe?

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Infertility Obstetrics And Gynaecology
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If your periods did not start by 23rd day, and you had intercourse on the 24th day and took an i-pill after eight hours, then, your cycle would be in the secretory phase, and i-pill would initiate bleeding within 72 hours of intake. If you do not get your periods in another one week, it would be advised to do a pregnancy test to confirm pregnancy or not. Secondly, i-pill may have a secondary effect of delayed periods as well. So pregnancy test is advisable after a week.

Mostly you should be safe 99%. For further details, please mention your LMP (last menstrual period) and date of i-pill consumption.


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