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A 18-year-old female asked about a 18-year-old female:

Does getting your period four days after taking ec mean that it worked or is there still a chance of pregnancy even while the uterus wall is shedding?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Normal effect: Bleeding irregularities are expected after taking emergency contraception. It works by disrupting the menstrual cycle and ovulation. You should always take a pregnancy test two weeks after to make sure it worked.

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Last updated Oct 31, 2013

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