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A 23-year-old female asked:

My girlfriend just had her period a week ago. we had sex last night, no protection. can i give her the day after pill? any side effects or damage?

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Dr. Binyomin Nemon
Family Medicine 26 years experience
You want a baby now?: If she finished her period a week ago, then she is probably somewhere around ovulation right now, which means she might conceive (not smart to have unprotected sex around this time, if you don't want a baby). Since you've already been there, she probably should take the morning after pill asap and hope for the best. Virtually all medications have possible side effects. Speak to your pharmacist.
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