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A 30-year-old female asked:

Hi, i had unprotected sex, took plan b within hours and then several days later started my period. i began taking birth control pills that day. safe?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes safe: Sounds like you did the right thing -- you took Plan B after unprotected intercourse and then started a more effective long term plan with birth control pills. You will still need to check a pregnancy test about 2 weeks after Plan B use to make sure. You are doing the right things now.

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