A 19-year-old female asked:
I took postinor 2 during my fertility window between 24 hours after having unprotected sex. would it still be effective?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Yes. Plan B, Postinor etc, if taken within 72 hours of sex is about 95% effective. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex : https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/safer-sex-guidelines Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health!
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