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Pregnancy on plan b and birth control

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Chances of pregnancy: would be extremely low with that combination.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: It depends upon how consistently you are taking your birth control pills and how soon after sex you took Plan B. If you have been taking birth contro ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You do not need Pl B: If you are on birth control pills you do not need to take plan b birth control pills if taken correctly will prevent pregnancy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
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
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: There is no need to take plan B if you are on birth control and taking it every day. Plan B is birth control pills. Don't use plan B when you are on ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly.: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. Notify your gyn if ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
I believe so.: I am not a gynecologist, but my understanding is that Plan B is a high dose of hormones that induce shedding of the lining of the uterus (preventing a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: It is now well known that antibiotics usually do not reduce the effectiveness of birth control and Plan B is not necessary.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience Gynecology
See below: Plan b will usually cause your period to come at a different time. Spermicide has no effect on menstrual cycle length.
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A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cop and plan b: Since you took the two last pills of the pill pack chances are that your bleeding after plan b was more prolonged. Start your next pill pack as schedu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It shouldn't: It most likely won't have an effect other than some irregular bleeding, but check a pregnancy test in 14 days to be safe.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: can be used whether or not you are taking oral contraceptives.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
As far as I know: plan B usually works 98% of the time, though its failure rate is not 0%. Chances are high that you will not have conceived. I would monitor my menst ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Doubtful : It is theoretically possible but with the plan b pill most unlikely. Always use a backup method if taking antibiotics if taking BCP. Wait until your ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Highly Unlikely: The pill itself without any plan B is 95-97% effective. With the addition, the chance of pregnancy is very very slim to impossible.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, : Yes, please take Plan B to be on the safe side. Also please contact your prescriber of birth control pills and let them know about this.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Condom use suggested for your protection
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
No, not at all.: Next Choice and other "morning after" pills have hormones similar to those in OCP's, just in higher doses. While we advise taking the pill at the sam ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If you were taking the birth control pills regularly it is very unlikely that you would become pregnant...Even with a broken condom. The condom is hel ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you miss pills and have sex, you can take emergency birth control, and then restart your pills-- see emergency contraception website ec.Princeton ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Long period: It is possible depending on what pill you are on to have bleeding on active pills. You may need to switch birth control pills to higher dose or type. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience Pharmacology
Yes: Yes, that is ok. Plan b is basically just a higher dose of birth control, but it is ok to take it if you are still taking regular birth control.
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