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Taking plan b after abortion

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Plan B has a transient effect on the system and leaves no long lasting residual.Abortion, depending on technique and or complications would have a gre... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No it is not.: Plan b is different from an abortion pill.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Plan B: is most effective when taken within the first 24 hours of intercourse and loses some effectiveness the further out it is taken. It is still effective ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Depends: Plan b prevents implantation of a fertilized egg so that it passes without development, as do 80% of all fertilized eggs naturally. So it is not real... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Plan B is NOT an: abortion pill. It is used to prevent pregnancy when a problem with birth control has occurred. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken with... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not an abortion pill: Plan b can prevent the ovary from releasing an egg, thickens cervical mucus which makes it harder for the sperm to reach the egg and thins the lining ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It can be taken: However, you need to seriously look into a regular form of contraception.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Two different things: Plan b is a high Progesterone pill whereas the "abortion pill" (mifepristone) is a Progesterone blocker. Plan b delays ovulation, so no abortion occur... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It can be taken : At time during the menstrual cycle. It should be taken within 72 hours of episode of unprotected sex.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Plan B is not used: for abortion purposes. It is used to help prevent pregnancy. It is an emergency contraceptive. The sooner it is taken after sex - the better.

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