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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Contraception: If you do not want to get pregnant your male friend should have his penis covered!

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A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Progestins for b.c.: Any kind of low dose oral contraceptive will work as "emergency contraception", but this method is not certain to prevent pregnancy. If your period is ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Jolivette: (norethindrone) is not one of the oral contraceptives that is listed for use as an emergency contraceptive.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Emergency contra-: ception is quite effective when taken as directed. You do not state when you took the 2nd dose and how many days have passed since. Menses or spot ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ealena Callender
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nausea, late period: You may expect some nausea and a change in your menstrual cycle. Your period may not come when you expect it. If it is more than 2 wks late, you shoul ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ealena Callender
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a good idea: Studies have shown that there is a small increase in the risk of getting blood clots in the veins of the legs or lungs of women using pills containing ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It may or may not: Effect flow. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnanc ... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Emergency contraception is basically a specific way to take birth control pills that work to prevent ovulation. Ec will not abort a pregnancy once it ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Emergency : Contraceptives? It can cause side effects (but can be done). If you need to use emergency contraceptives twice in a month- this means you need a relia ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guolin Wen
25 years experience in Pharmacology
No: No tricyclen is not fda approved for emergency contraception. Use Plan B please.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Menstruation: It would help if we knew if you were due for your period then. If you took the emergency pill when you were not ovulating it was a waste. Remember to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but........: The emergency contraceptive is nothing more than high-dose pills to alter the lining of the uterus to interfere with implantation. Please contact ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Emergency contracept: Can cause side effects. It is used to prevent pregnancy. The exact instructions depend on which product you are using however, many (such as plan b) ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
It depends: Depending on the type of pill (the dose of estrogen and Progesterone it contains), it might require only 2 pills or as many as 6, used 12 hours apart, ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Potential SE's: Potential side effects of emergency contraception pills can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow; loose stools; dizziness; headache; nau ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience in Family Medicine
For emergencies: Emergency contraception is for emergencies only and not to be used as regular method, it contains very high level of hormones that is generally not go ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Personal choice: Properly used condoms have less than a 2% failure rate, so additional back up plans are your choice. Proper use means the condom is applied before any ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: In most circumstances these phrases are describing the same thing.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There may be slight differences from brand to brand but basically they are the same.
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
If you want STD/STI: If taking progestin-only pills, it's imperative to take pills within 3hrs of scheduled time each day. In other words, don't wait until 27:01 after pre ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Takig 7/day is a treatment for heavy uterine bleeding. Consult your doctor.
A 48-year-old member asked:
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Pros & Cons in Each: Difficult to ask this question within this limited answer space. Combined Contraceptive Pills have both the Oestrogen and Progesterone components, whi ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes : It may affect the metabolism of your oral contraceptive to make it less effective. Please use an alternate form of birth control until you have finis ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Low risk: If you didn't skip a pill in the midst of the switch, this is low risk for pregnancy.

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