A 26-year-old member asked:
can taking the morning after pill cause an ectopic pregnancy?
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 16 years experience
No: Taking the "morning-after pill" should have no effect on the risk of ectopic pregnancy; if anything, it should decrease the risk of ectopic pregnancy because it decreases the risk of any pregnancy altogether! hope this helps - good luck!
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Fertility Medicine 49 years experience
No: The morning after pill cannot cause an ectopic, but it will not absolutely prevent one. If you use this pill and symptoms of pregnancy occur i suggest that you see your gyn.
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United Arab Emirates
A 23-year-old female asked:
Is there a correlation between taking a morning after pill and ectopic pregnancy? Can emergency contraceptives cause ectopic pregnancy?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
More as a prevention: question rather than a causation issue. If a pregnancy starts with a morning after pill, it may have a higher risk of ectopic, due to this method of contraception, being more likely to prevent an intrauterine implantation. May have less effect on an ectopic implantation.
109 viewsAnswered Jan 3, 2020
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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