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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had unprotected sex last night, i am on the birth control pill. im on my inactive pill and about to start my period tomorrow should i take plan b?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
About BC pills...: A woman who is properly taking her birth control pills, and is beyond her first pack of pills, has contraceptive protection ALL the time, regardless of where she is in her pill pack. That's very important to understand. A home urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex, if one is still worried about possible pregnancy.

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Last updated Aug 14, 2018

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