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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex a day before my period started and had taken a birth control pill for the first time ever that day as well. do i need plan b?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Probably not: If you have had a period since intercourse and it was normal in duration and flow and happened when it was supposed to happen, you don't need plan B. Take your birth control pills as prescribed and they will protect you in the future. Best wishes!

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Last updated Jan 18, 2015

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