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on birth control was on antibiotics i got my period and had unprotected sex ended my antibiotics early and took plan b

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Protected =likely: If you have followed your BC pill instructions & never skipped any of your daily pills, you are likely protected.Pill failure rate is cited at abo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control : If you are on birth control already then there is no reason to take plan b. Plan b is for people who have sex when not on birth control.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B ?'s: "unprotected sex w/o ejaculation" may be a false assumption, as semen can be released without full ejaculation. If you "started birth control" (assumi ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. You started the sh ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Taking correctly?: If you are on birth-control pills and are taking them correctly (haven't missed any days) you should still be protected in spite of having a period. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Unknown: You took emergency contraception when you did not need it. There is no way to predict the menstrual cycle now for about one month. I would be extra ca ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes safe: Sounds like you did the right thing -- you took Plan B after unprotected intercourse and then started a more effective long term plan with birth contr ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: It might be delayed by a few days/weeks. If your next period is late get a pregnancy test - it will most likely be negative and put your mind at ease. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check pregnancy test: Even if you take plan b, it is still possible that it does not work and you get pregnant. If your period does not come next week, get a pregnancy test ... Read More
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