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emergency contraceptive pill

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Asked and Answered: No. No reason to keep asking us the same question. The answer is not going to change. Emergency contraception is not for repeated or frequent use. Th ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: you need to get on a maintenance form of birth control such as the birth control pill or the dope-provera shot or an IUD,

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Nuclear Option: No. That is like always using a nuclear bomb when there are safer and wiser and healthier forms of contraception.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please don't: Emergency contraceptive pills are designed to be used after an episode of failed birth control NOT as regular birth control.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
Yes: The morning after pill is actually quite safe and it can be used as often as it is needed. Emergency contraception is most effective when taken as soo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Emergency Contracept: When taken as soon as possible after the act of sexual intercourse in which there was a failure of the form of protection being used.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: 18 years of age is a more acceptable age group for me with a bit more maturity.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
May be: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of p ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience 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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Why?: An obvious question to consider is why would a virgin girl take a pill to avoid pregnancy? The pill is hormones that may upset the stomach for a shor ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
SE's: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of p ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you have taken : Your oral contraceptives consistently (every day) and have been on them for at least a month- normally that provides good (never 100%) protection aga ... Read More

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