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A 16-year-old female asked:

I took both postinor-2 pills at the same time 2 hours after intercourse, then i read the website and it told me to take 1 and then another 12 hours later but its too late now, ive had one ovary removed a few months ago. will it still be effective?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
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