I am worried that I would get pregnant though I had Unwanted 72 after intercourse. Please help.

Q. Will Unwanted 72 taken within 48 hours of unprotected sex prevent me from pregnancy?

Answered by
Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam
and medically reviewed by Dr. Vinodhini. J
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 25, 2020 and last reviewed on: Aug 14, 2020

Hello doctor,

I had unprotected sex on 5th of July (withdrawl method) and took Unwanted 72 within 48 hours. I had my last period on 24th of June for five days. I always had my period regular of 30 days cycle. I even took a home pregnancy test on 14th of July but came out negative. I am very tensed and worried. Please help.



Welcome to icliniq.com.

I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you had unprotected sex on 5th July (withdrawal method) and took Unwanted 72 within 48 hours of sexual intercourse. Your end day of the last menstrual period was 29th June as your period was starting from 24th June.So why are you worried or tense? I do not understand your worries.

Firstly, your unprotected sexual intercourse was taken place during your safe period. In safe period, you do not become pregnant from any unprotected sexual intercourse. The 9th day, from the last day of your last cycle to the 16th day total of seven days are your danger period. In danger period, unprotected sex may make you pregnant. The rest 21 days are known as the safe period.

As you had sexual exposure during your safe period and took Unwanted 72 within 48 hours, so you do not become pregnant from that sexual intercourse.

Thank you doctor,

I was so much worried that I could not sleep properly and even eat, as I was stressing out a lot and I started having anxiety, so maybe because of that I was having frequent urination. But then I took a home pregnancy test on 14th of July that is day before yesterday and it came out negative. How can I calculate my safe time period after my mensuration?



Welcome back to icliniq.com.

I have already mentioned about the safe period. From the 9th day of the last day of your last menstrual period 16 th day, total 7days are danger periods. The rest 21 days are your safe period.

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