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yellow discharge after postinor 2?

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Had Yellow vaginal discharge after taking postinor 2, is it normal?


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replied June 7th, 2011
Birth Control Answer A23852
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Emergency contraceptive pills (ECP) usually work in preventing pregnancy if taken within 48-72 hours of the unprotected sexual contact. Since it contains high doses of hormones, it can disrupt your normal pattern, and cause bleeding and period abnormalities along with changes in vaginal discharge. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of symptoms suggestive of infection (altered smell, itching, burning, altered discharge). Visit your gynecologist for vaginal swab/smear test to rule out chances of infection. If infective cause is detected, get your partner also treated simultaneously to prevent re-infection. Drink plenty of water. Avoid vaginal douching, use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid tight fitting clothes. Avoid having unprotected intercourse while being on treatment course.
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