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am i pregnant even if i took next choice?

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am i pregnant even if i took next choice? i had unprotected sex on tuesday which was about 13 days after my period had ended so i'm not sure if that was my ovulation time. he didn't pull out until about the end, because some of the cum ended up on the sheets. then i went to the bathroom 2 minutes after and cleaned out the area a little. one hour later i went to take next choice and then the second pill 12 hours later. i haven't been sleeping much because i have been drinking a lot of energy drinks and coffee so i am not sure if that effects the use of the pill. i have had no symptoms or side effects so i'm afraid the pill did not work. its been 4 days since i've taken the pills. i have not had sex since i took the next choice. this was my first time having sex so i am very worried.


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replied March 20th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A32971
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If your cycles are regular and of 28-30 days, then the time of your unprotected sexual contact (as described by you) would be close to your probable ovulation time (for a regular menstrual cycle of 28-30 days, the usual fertile days would lie between days 8-18 taking day 1 as first day of bleeding). If you have taken 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 could be the cause for the bleeding that you experienced). 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 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. 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.
Take care.



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