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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. Douglas Brant
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Well tolerated
Usually well tolerated. May cause nausia.

In brief: Well tolerated
Usually well tolerated. May cause nausia.
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Dr. Binyomin Nemon
Family Medicine
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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