A 20-year-old female asked:
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started new birth control pack missed tuesday dble up wednesday took early thur had unprotected sex thur night took 4 xtra pills. should i get plan b?

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Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Discuss: with your doctor. Whether there would be added benefit with plan B depends on the type of BC. Regardless, you need to discuss the way BC works and the effects of taking your pills off schedule or in excess dosages.
Answered on Mar 22, 2015

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