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if i took plan b and later had unprotected sex will it still work

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
It might: Plan B is a progesterone agent which usually works by preventing ovulation so no egg is available to be fertilized by the sperm, or by preventing impl ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
Plan B: Absolutely.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, but consider using birth control. Plan b is not birth control.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
"Plan B" ?'s: Although "Plan B" can protect from pregnancy, it is not 100% certain. The Plan B you took on Friday night would "protect" against pregnancy for both " ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Decreases risk: Taking Plan B lowers the risk of unplanned pregnancy. It sounds like you should consider starting long term birth control to help prevent these scares ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: As long as you take Plan B within 72 hrs of unprotected sex you are ok, but it would be better for you to use a more reliable form of contraception (c ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Take Plan B: Yes. Since you did not protect against unwanted pregnancy you should take plan b. Now. Going forward it is very simple to avoid unwanted pregnancies. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Plan B: it should still be effective but plan on taking a pregnancy test if period is late and I would recommend another form of birth control along with cond ... Read More
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