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Unprotected sex during week off the pill, no ejaculation, took the morning after pill the following day, 3 days before period was to begin (1st June). I am now 10 days late. I am yet to take a test but I do not reckon I am pregnant. What the longest number of days the Morning after pill can delay your period? Should I be worried?


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replied June 11th, 2018
Birth Control Answer A63976
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
The morning after pill contains loads of hormone and it can easily disrupt your inner hormonal balance.That is the reason of the delay.How long? It depends and can be from 2 to even 4 weeks.So,you have to wait and by the way,there is no need to take extra precautions in pill free days if you are a regular birth control pills user.You are surely remain protected during those pill free days also.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care


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replied June 12th, 2018
Thank you for the reply. I took a pregnancy test to put my mind at ease. It came back negative. As you said that it can take up to a month for the period to reinstate itself. Does that mean I should continue with my birth control pills or do I wait it out until the period?
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replied June 17th, 2018
Do I wait for the period or just start new pack of pills?
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