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A 20-year-old female asked:

I've had two periods since taking the morning after pill - ella (ulipristal acetate) but still have a growing belly but negative pregnancy tests. could i possibly be preg?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Significant: Please make an appointment with your OB/GYN. Something does not make sense. If you did OTC pregnancy test they are not always accurate.
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Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bloating : A belly getting larger that is not pregnant could be from weight gain or gas bloating.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Trust the test: If you have had two actual periods than you should not be pregnant.
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Lowered: Taking emergency contraception lowers your risk by about 70%.
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Last updated Oct 31, 2015

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