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A 34-year-old female asked:

Had sex on day of ovulation snd condom broke.will plan b work of is there anyother medicine which can help.??plesse help?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
"Plan B" is not 100% effective in prevention of pregnancy. if your menstrual period is delayed, obtain a serum HCG test to be certain about pregnancy. At this point, there is no medication available to prevent pregnancy.
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