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Possibility of being pregnant?

My girlfriend has been on BC for a while now but stopped about a month ago for her own reasons so we started using condoms. Its been two weeks from today we had sex, however the condom broke during and we both got really worried. She went and took the morning pill the next day, mid afternoon to be exact. She said last night that she feels like there is a pain in her ovary, and there was blood and her period isn't supposed to start yet. Could this be a side effect from the morning after pill even after two weeks of taking it? I really look forward to hearing some responses so we can stop stressing a little..possibly :/
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replied June 1st, 2011
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) work in preventing pregnancy if taken within 48 hours of unprotected intercourse. Withdrawal bleeding usually occurs within 5-7 days of taking the ECP. Her normal periods will be delayed due to the ECP and the ECP induced withdrawal bleeding. If you intend to remain sexually active, consider visiting her gynecologist to get her started on suitable regular birth control measures after her periods.
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