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A 31-year-old male asked:

My gf and i had a broken condom accident. she is 37 and will ovulate in 4 days according to her regular calendar. is it a good idea to use plan b?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Use Plan B : Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Ella (ulipristal acetate) is another brand that can be used up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common. Check preg test in 10 days.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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