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would Next Choice kill or hurt the baby if i was pregnant?

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Soo !! Me and my boyfriend thought i might be pregnant... we dont use condoms but everytime we have sex he pulls out before he cums..but one time he pulled out and his penis accidently went back in me...soo like a week ta 2 weeks later we looked online n he said he felt i was havin some of tha sypmtoms that we read on the list for pregnancy i didnt really think i was but it was in tha back of my mind n i knew it was in tha back of his too soo a few days passed n he gave me tha Next Choice pill i didnt want to take it cuz i was scared if i was pregnant what would happen to tha baby?? would tha medicine just not work or would it kill or hurt the baby ( if i was pregnant ) and then i was suppose to take tha next pill when i woke up and i forgot all about it and its bee 2 days now ... could something bad happen or if i was pregnant could i have killed tha baby ?
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replied March 31st, 2012
Hi,
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Emergency contraceptive pills should be taken within 48-72 hours of unprotected intercourse to prevent pregnancy (if taken later than 72 hours post intercourse, it might not be effective, and also cause fetal developmental problems due to the high hormonal dose in case you are already pregnant). Pullout/withdrawal method is associated with highest failures (pre-cum/pre-ejaculatory fluid is known to contain sperms and no man can be 100% sure that pre-cum/pre-ejaculatory fluid did not leak out during vaginal penetration). Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
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.
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