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the pill has worked to prevent pregnancy?

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hi, i had unprotected sex with my gf on 13th and 14th sep. 2015. then she took unwanted 72 after 48 hours. then again we did sex on 15,16th sep. bt this time i didn't ejaculate inside. on 18th she has got some bleeding which lasts for 3 days. her bleeding was from on 18th -20th sep. so kindly clarify the following doubts-
1. The bleeding which occurred on 18th sep. was withdrawal bleeding or not? If that was her withdrawal bleeding, then does it mean that the pill has worked to prevent pregnancy?
2. When she would get her next period? Should she consider 18th sep. as her new first date for period?so that she could be getting period on 18th oct.? or she would count 06th sep. (actual LMP) so that she could be getting period on 06th oct.??
3. Should she wait for her next period (30 days) from the start date of withdrawal bleeding? i.e 18th sep., so that she would be expecting her next period on 18th oct.?
4. In this scenario, can she do home pregnancy test to detect?


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replied October 19th, 2015
Pregnancy Q and A Answer A54375
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. withdrawal bleed is secondary to levonorgestrel and does not necessarily mean no pregnancy. If periods delay wait and see, consider previous LMP and do a pregnancy test of 35 days onwards. If no pregnancy then the breakthrough bleed will be considered start of period and should waited for a month at least till next period. If don't show up then get a gynecologist.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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