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Is There Medicine / Pills to Prevent Unwanted Pregnancy ( Sex )

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I have unprotected sex with my boyfriend near my menstrual cycle period. I could say that the day before we have sex i could feel that my period is very near. I am so afraid being pregnant after we have unprotected sex and that was the first time we had it together. Now have passed 3 day and my period suppose to be this few day haven't come yet. My question is, is that any way or medicine that could prevent me from pregnant. Please advise!! Thanks Sad<br>
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replied December 14th, 2007
Birth Control Answer A3461
There are urgent contraception-pills that are called "emergency pills" or "Plan B" pills that you might be able to take to prevent an unwated pregnancy. However, these birth control pills should be taken (at most) 72 hours after intercourse or unprotected sex. Having unprotected sex a few days before the period should be relatively safe ... if your menstrual cycle is regular but you can never be 100% sure. If your period is late, you can take a home pregnancy test to check if you are pregnant or not. And then you can follow up with a gynecologist if necessary.

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