Will Emergency contraceptive(levonorgestrel) Pill causes severe Leg swelling and pain?

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Hi, 

I am female 23 years old. I took Emergency contraceptive (levonorgestrel) No will pill 3 days back evening with empty stomach, as I involved in unprotected sex with my bf. After taking that pill, that night I had dinner as usual. 

From the next day evening till now, My left leg (below knee to feet) is suffering from SEVERE pain with much SWELLING and I cant even move my leg a bit also. 

Is that the side effect resulting from that pill? Please help how can it get cured.... & I am afraid whats happening :-( . 

I am taking aceclofenac tablets from yesterday (as I thought it may be due to some muscle strain.) Then feeling relief in pain but no change in swelling) and I am suffering from FEVER also now. I will stop taking aceclofenac, as I now started suspecting it may because of the Emergency contraceptive pill & not bcoz of muscle strain . 

Plz help what to do... 

Thanks in advance..

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    I would get to A&E as soon as possible in case it is deep vein thrombosis.
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    Severe pain, fever, swelling and lack of movement sounds serious enough to consider going to the ER - at the very least call your Doctor, GP or Clinic to ask their opinion.

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