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I had unprotected sex but I took the emergency pill the next day. Should I still be worried about getting pregnant?

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Hey, I had unprotected sex but I took emergency pills should I still be worried? I took the pill the next day.

 I understand that the thought of an undesired pregnancy can be very distressing.  Emergency contraception is very effective when taken as soon as possible after sex, usually within 72 hours.  To be on the safe side, I would still consider taking a pregnancy test 2 weeks after exposure to ensure you are not pregnant.  You may also want to consider a regular more reliable form of birth control as that takes the worry out of getting pregnant.

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