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A 25-year-old female asked:

I bleed 5 to 7 days after using emergency contraception is this a period& if i have unprotected sex 7 days after just before the bleeding am i safe?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Emerg Contraception: Emergency contraception causes temporary menstrual cycle disruption so some abnormal bleeding is pretty common. If you have unprotected sex again then you will need to take emergency contraception again. It would be best to use condoms or avoid intercourse until you can start effective long term birth control.

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Last updated Oct 29, 2015

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