Unprotected Sex and forgot to take Pill

Patient

Q: Hello,

I am currently taking the pill. On the 29th Of November I had unprotected sex and forgot to take the pill the next day. I took two pills the following day. I started my inactive pills and got period about 3 days later (10th December) which is when I usually get it. It was a very heavy period with the (terrible) cramps I usually get. Is there a chance I could see be pregnant?

Thank you.

Doctor

A:   No , there is no chance of you being pregnant this time as you already got your periods .

The only reason for your heavy bleeding is due to the contraceptive pills you have taken .
Ideally your supposed to take the pill within 72 hours of the unprotected sexual act but every one suggest you to take the pill within 24 hours .
you dont have to worry about your heavy bleeding , your period will be normal from your next cycle and regarding the abdominal cramps , you can take a anti spasmodic tablet which will give you relief.

in my practice or in my opinion I advice women not to take the BCP” as opposed to “, it is always better to use barrier method.

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