Unwanted 72

Unwanted 72 is an emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) that prevents a possible pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. It is also effective in suspected case of contraceptive failure. It has a composition of Levonorgestrel.

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Will I get pregnant even after taking Unwanted 72 after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex in my fertile window. I took unwated 72 in an hour. Is there any chance of getting pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your problem and will surely help you. See you have taken unwanted 72 within one hour so there is hardly any chance. However, if you are left with doubts in your mind then a simple urine pregnancy test can be done. However I still say, you will not...  Read Full »

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

Query: 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 a...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, 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...  Read Full »

What is the chance of getting pregnant if I was fingered after a handjob?

Query: Hello doctor, I was fingered a while after my boyfriend ejaculated on his hands after a handjob. Can I get pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. See for getting pregnant the semen containing sperm has to be put inside the vagina or on its surface. The sperm has to travel inside up to the egg and then fertilize it for conceiving. Since he has not e...  Read Full »

What should I do if I get spotting for a few days after having sex for the first time?

Query: Hello doctor, I lost my virginity through unprotected sex. I bleed seriously because it was a day after finishing my menstrual flow and I am still seeing little stain of blood in my pant. I have been worried since though he did not release inside of me. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. See, some bleeding does take place after first intercourse for many girls due to losing virginity and sometimes due to vaginal injuries/bruises since it is their first intercourse. Please sit on the edge of a...  Read Full »

How long does it take for periods to come after withdrawal bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I and my friend involved in physical intimacy a few days back and there was no ejeculation and penetration was only for 2 minutes. After that considering precum she took Unwanted 72 within 3 hours. She had bleeding after six days. She has regular cycle of 28 to 30 days and her last pe...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As she had a withdrawal bleed post Unwanted 72 intake and also the urine pregnancy test has been negative till date, so pregnancy is ruled out. However, the conclusive test for ruling out pregnancy remains serum beta hCG test which is a blood test. if hCG levels are ...  Read Full »

How effective is Unwanted 72 in avoiding pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex on 13th of last month (last period was 31st before). The condom burst inside me and cum went inside. So after five to six hours I took unwanted 72. Then from 17th to 22nd there was bleeding and cramps. But now it is about one month and I did not get my periods. Is there any...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, there is some chance. Do urine pregnancy tests. If the test comes positive then there is pregnancy. And if the test comes negative then it is disturbed menses due to emergency pills. Here are some detailed explanations: Unwanted 72 is an emergency contraceptiv...  Read Full »

Will withdrawal bleeding occur in the form of clots?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had protected sex on the 15th of this month, but I cummed in the condom but kept going. Not taking any chances she took a pill on the 18th. From the next day after taking the pill she had light bleeding in the form of blood clots and also experienced abdominal pain. Th...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you had protected sex then she should not be pregnant. Do one urine pregnancy test for confirmation. Abdominal pain can also be due to stomach infection or kidney stones. Do drink more water. Eat healthy and less oily food. If not decreasing then she will require an...  Read Full »

I did not ejaculate inside her. What are the chances of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected intercourse with my fiance in the first week of last month and she had Unwanted 72 within 3 hours. The month end she had little spotting. Is that an issue? Her period was expected on the same day, but she did not get bleeding. I did not discharge the semen inside her. Is...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query on this platform. There is a rather negligible chance that she is pregnant after taking Unwanted pills because these are very effective. Spotting can be due to hormonal imbalance. It is a common¬†side effect of pills but they will go away. Sometimes ...  Read Full »

I feel pain in thigh, back and breast after taking Unwanted 72. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Me and my fiancee had sex. But there was no penetration and no ejaculation. I ejaculated in washroom and wiped myself with a towel but we did again after 10 minutes. This time also there was no ejaculation. We got scared and took Unwanted 72 within 48 hours. After taking pills she sk...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As she had the withdrawal bleeding for five days already after taking the pill, it indicates that she is pregnancy safe. But the present breast soreness, low abdominal and backache is due to progesterone effect and is common due to the high dose progesterone. This sh...  Read Full »

Can taking contraceptive pills before sex be effective in preventing pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, How can pregnancy be avoided completely without the help of condoms?  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Theoretically abstinence is the only way to ensure that one does not get pregnant. However, practically speaking there are many ways to avoid pregnancy. It ranges from using condoms to contraceptive pills to intrauterine devices to achieve longer contraception. ...  Read Full »

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