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Had unprotected sex while ovulating can I use Plan B pill still
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelderanswered
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Within three days: Plan b is appropriate to use within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse, or failure of your primary contraception method.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Dennis Higginbothamanswered
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes up to 5 days: Plan b works best if taken within the first 72 hours (3 days) of unprotected sex. It may still work if taken on the 4th or 5th day (up to 120 hours a... Read More
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
I had unprotected sex on the 11th, ovulated on the 12th and took a plan b today (the 14th). will the pill still be effective?
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Taken within 72 hours of sex, plan B is about 95% effective. If you do not wish to get pregnant, take contraceptive all the time, every time. You may ... Read More
Answered Jul 15, 2021
A member asked:
Will the plan b one step pill still work for me? i have this app on my computer that tells me the day i am supposed to ovulate. i had unprotected sex on that day. i took plan b within 12 hrs of it. i was just wondering if the fact i ovulated, or was suppo
Dr. Joy Jacksonanswered
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Try : Try not to worry. The fact that you took Plan B so soon after intercourse, regardless of ovulation means the greater the chance that it will work in p... Read More
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Plan B: Plan B One-Step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. If taken within 72 hours it can reduce risk of pregna... Read More
260 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingstonanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: Plan B decreases the risk of pregnancy by about 70% when used within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. Pregnancy is still possible. If you had unpr... Read More
1.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Holdenanswered
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Plan B works anytime: Anytime during the cycle.
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
Had unprotected sex 4 days in a row during ovulation he did not pull and took plan b the 4th day how effective would the pill be?
Dr. Laura Pearlmananswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Not ideal: Plan b should be used withing 3 days of the event. You can use Ella (ulipristal acetate) up to 5 days from the event. If your menses is late, do a pre... Read More
4.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 17-year-old male asked:
Will plan b work me and my girlfriend had unprotected sex and i think a drop got in it happen on a friday and she took the pill sunday and was also ovulating?
Late: Plan B may work but at best it is only 95% effective and that is if it is taken within the first 24 hr. after unprotected sex. The effectiveness falls... Read More
2.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A female asked:
I had unprotected sex a day before ovulation. took plan b 23 hours afterwards. i am overweight, could that have effected the pills ability to work ?
Dr. Julie Abbottanswered
Preventive Medicine 47 years experience
Perhaps: There is some evidence that emergency contraception (EC) progestin-only pills are less effective if your BMI is >30. Ella/ulipristal acetate may be... Read More
3.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
Should i take the plan b pill if just worried about precum? had unprotected sex the week of ovulation but on cryselle bc
No: If you are taking your cryselle right you do not need to be worried and do not need to take Plan B. Hope this helps.
3.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
Hello, i'm really hoping that someone can ease my mind.i had unprotected sex on july 17th, which was a few days before my ovulation and although he didn't finish in me i was concerned about pre-ejaculate. i took a plan b pill 12 hours later and i was free
Dr. Clarene Cressanswered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Relax, you're ok: Plan B is reportedly 95% effective if taken within the first 24 hours after unprotected sex. Exceptions would be if your body weight is elevated over... Read More
1.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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