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i had ipill and 6 days post sex i am bleeding

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i had sex after 2 days of my periods. it was unprotected sex and later the same day i had ipill. and 6 days post sex i am bleeding. is there any serious problem????


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replied December 14th, 2011
Am I Pregnant Answer A29423
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you have taken the emergency contraception within 24-48 hours of unprotected intercourse, it should be able to prevent pregnancy (provided you were not sexually active without protection after taking the ECP). The altered bleeding could be the withdrawal bleeding which occurs within 5-7 days of taking ECP. If the bleeding persists, you should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist for thorough evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate would be started to help you (based on examination and investigation results). Wait and watch for your next periods which might be delayed (due to hormonal disruption caused by the high hormonal dosage contained in the emergency contraceptive). 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) as well as regulate your periods. Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact and avoid repeat use of emergency contraception. 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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