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i took EC pill and now i have no period.

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hi Dr
i have problem i have unprotected sex on 19feb when i am in period my last period start at 16 feb.i took EC pill at 24feb.i have white discharge and now i have no period yet and have small bledding now for two day.what is it ?is it period or implantation bledding > plz help


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replied March 21st, 2012
Pregnancy Answer A33036
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Having intercourse during periods or menstrual bleeding usually does not result in pregnancy since the chances of egg being alive and present are nil. If you have taken the emergency contraceptive within 24-48 hours of unprotected intercourse, you should be able to prevent pregnancy (provided you were not sexually active after taking it). Withdrawal bleeding occurs within 5-7 days of taking the pill indicating that it has worked (which may not occur if it is taken close to periods). Since these pills contain high dosages of hormones, these affect the hormonal and period pattern causing delay in next periods. Wait and watch for your periods which could be delayed due to the emergency contraceptive use. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation if periods do not start within 10 days of expected period date, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, or if you develop any other new symptoms. If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact if you are not ready for pregnancy.
Take care.



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