A 31-year-old female asked:
I took plan b about an hour after the condom broke, however, i believe i was around ovulation time. does this make a difference in its effectiveness?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Yes: If you aren't ovulating then you can't get pregnant from unprotected sex. If you ovulated before condom broke, then Plan B can't help. Sperm lives for up to 3 days, so it's always a good idea if you don't want to be pregnant to take Plan B asap. If taken right away it prevents pregnancy up to 85% of time.
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Last updated May 25, 2015
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