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Is it possible to be pregnant after taking the postinor 2 even though I experienced withdrawal bleeding? I had sex on December 31st the 5th day of my period, i took the postinor 2 on January 1st and had withdrawal bleeding starting on the 9th of January which lasted for 4 days. It is now February 12 and i still haven't seen my period is it possible i could be pregnant?


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replied February 12th, 2013
Birth Control Answer A42129
Hi,
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The bleeding after few days of taking ECP that you describe could have been withdrawal bleeding (it usually occurs within 5-7 days of taking ECP). To arrive at the next expected period date, count the usual menstrual cycle length starting with first day of the withdrawal bleed. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If pregnancy is suspected, or if periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you miss your periods, or if you have abnormal periods, 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). 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 not ready for pregnancy, and avoid repeat use of ECP. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.


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