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Chances of pregnancy from sex after taking PLAN-B.

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I had sex on the 17th and took a plan b in the next 3 hours, however on the 20th i had unprotected sex however it was only for a while my boyfriend accidentaly insert it and pull it put again immediately. What are the chances of me getting pregnant

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- When was your LMP?
- What's the normal duration of your cycle?
Based on these information, i can tell you the chances if there are any.
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last period started probably 28 september and cycle is about 30 days


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Patient replied :

are there chances of getting pregnant of pre-ejaculate?


Hello,
So considering your last cycle started on the 28th and they are regular, you expected date of ovulation falls around 12th october, it can vary 2 days either side.
So practically, even when you had sex on 17th, there was no chance of pregnancy to begin with. Because the ovulation occurs around the 14th day, and the ovum stays viable for fertilisation only for 12 hours, after ovulation. We say avoid unprotected intercourse between 10th-20th day of the cycle to be absolutely safe, and mostly women won't have regular cycles.
You took plan b three days back and there is no need to take it again. Moreover there was no ejaculation inside. So please do not worry. There is no chance of pregnancy.
Hope this was helpful,
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Hello,
There is a very slight risk of getting pregnant from pre ejaculate, however it is more of a theoretical possibility. I am yet to come across a case, who got pregnant because of that.
Just to reassure in your case, i won't worry at all becuase you ovulated long back, and even ejaculation won't cause pregnancy as of now. There can be a slight delay in your cycle becuase of plan B. Kindly don't panic.
Regards.


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
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MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

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