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I had unprotected sex 3 days ago with my boyfriend and I am

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Hi my name is***** had unprotected sex 3 days ago with my boyfriend and I am due my period today. Do you think I should take the morning after pill or as I am not in my fertility days should I be OK?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 11 months ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for your question.

Though unusual still pregnancy may rarely be possible 3 days before the period. Therefore if you want to avoid pregnancy emergency contraception is recommended even in your case, and this is best taken within the 72-hour window. However its effectiveness does not expire after 72 hours and may still be effective for as long as five days (120 hours) after having sex.

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