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Morning After Pill and Withdrawal Bleeding

Patient: I went off my period on friday,that night i had sex and the condom ripped. 3 hours after i took the morning after pill and 5 days after this all happened im getting a bright red blood coming out of my vagina. what does this mean?

 

 

Doctor: What you are experiencing may be the withdrawal bleed after taking the emergency contraceptive pills. If you continue to experience bleeding or it your symptoms becomes worse consult your doctor.

 

 

Comments / Follow Ups

Guest: I had exact the same situation, could that cause that my next periods be late, they late 5 days

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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