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I had unprotected 3 days before my period, and took a morning

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I had unprotected sex 3 days before my period, and took a morning after pill as soon as we finished having sex. Is there a chance I could get pregnant?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar replied 4 years ago.

Welcome ad thank you for your question.

the chances of you getting pregnant are practically nil.

Ovulation occurs about 14 days after the last period and the egg stays viable for only about 72 hours. So, 3 days before the next period, the egg would have degenerated and fertilization would not have been possible.

Also the plan B pills contain a large amount of progesterone which prevents ovulation as well as prevents implantation of any fertilized egg.

I hope that helps.