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Question: had sex on 5th day of my period last month

 solana - Mon Nov 17, 2008 7:44 am

my periods had begun on 11th october and i had sex with my boyfriend on the 15th of october. we used a condom and i also had an emergancy pill the next morning(16th). its 17th november now and my periods haven't begun yet. am scared. could i be pregnant? my cycle is of 30days normally.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Nov 17, 2008 2:44 pm

User avatar Hello,
This was probably overkill. Your period is the most unlikely time for pregnancy, though it does sometimes occur. Condoms are very effective barrier methods of birth control so the emergency contraception would not have been needed. You may experience some abnormality of periods resulting from the hormones you took so don't be alarmed. But, the chances of pregnancy based on the information you have provided is extremely slim.

Best wishes.


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