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A 17-year-old female asked:

I took plan b last night then about 5-10 minutes after i ate. will this affect me in anyway to still get pregnant?!

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Emergency contracept: Plan B is a brand of emergency contraception used for those who engage in unprotected sex or for whom attempt at contraception failed eg broken or slipped off condom. As w/all medications, Plan B will only work if taken as directed within specified period of time. Plan B should not affect future fertility, just current. Check out http://goo.gl/fbLvgl for unintended consequences of EC over reliance
Last updated Sep 14, 2017

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