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Just started taking birth control can I take plan b

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Dean
Specializes in General Practice
No: It takes two to four weeks to reach birth control effectiveness with oral contraception, but if the condom didn't break then the barrier method should... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
No: Unless your condom broke or you weren't using a condom during the entire episode of intercourse, you probably don't need Plan B b/c you weren't expose... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Melamud
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No you do not: You do not...If you are on the birth control you shouldn't need Plan B unless you missed a bunch of pills. If you take Plan B you can continue taking... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Did you listen: There is only one reason to take Plan B while on birth control and that would be if you were not taking your birth control pills.
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: If you take the pills regularly, you should not need to take plan B. Taking plan B will not do harm. Do as it makes you feel more comfortable.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Take a test: Don’t guess. Take a test. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Impossible to say: There is no way to give you a statistically accurate answer in this case. The "withdrawal method" in general has a failure rate of approximately 20%.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
Gynecology 22 years experience
See below: If you are just at the end of your period cycle day 5 you are not typically in a fertile part of your cycle. You could use Plan B if you want to be ex... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 14 years experience
Yes : If you did not use the birth control correctly or if you forgot to take it you can take plan b. It works better if you use it sooner. The copper iud i... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes you can: Emergency contraceptive can be taken with an oral contraceptive.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Not in an adult: Only if you are a shark. If you still have a baby tooth as an adult there is generally not another tooth ready to come in. Sometimes permanent te... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No need to take B: No no need to take plan bif you missed only one day of bcp you can take two pills the next day and continue taking the pack as directed.

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