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Dr. Austina Cho
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Can I still get pregnant after taking plan B like half an hour later? Period lasting longer than 7 days after I took it. Why?

Can I still get pregnant after taking plan B like half an hour later? Period lasting longer than 7 days after I took it. Why?

Plan B: A period means that you are not pregnant. Plan B One-Step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. Potential SE’s w emergency contraception: changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period). Let your doctor know if you continue to have a period. ...Read more

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Can u still get pregnant after taking plan b?

Can u still get pregnant after taking plan b?

That is possible.: It is not 100% effective. Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% is used within 24 hours of sex. ...Read more

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I had a generally heavy to light, 4-5 day period around the time it was supposed to come, 1 week after taking plan b. can I still be pregnant?

I had a generally heavy to light, 4-5 day period around the time it was supposed to come, 1 week after taking plan b. can I still be pregnant?

Not likely: If you had a period it's not likely that you are pregnant. You could retest when it has been 3 weeks from the day of unprotected sex to make sure the test is negative for peace of mind. ...Read more

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So i had my withdrawal bleeding after taking plan b. Can i still be pregnant?

So i had my withdrawal bleeding after taking plan b. Can i still be pregnant?

Typical with Plan B: Plan b essentially disrupts the normal menstrual cycle by blocking or delaying ovulation. That it is how it works and why it is so different than a medical abortion. Irregular bleeding after taking Plan B is not rare. Always check a pregnancy test after using Plan B and see a doctor to start a better form of birth control. ...Read more

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Can I take a pregnancy test after 19 days after sex? Can I take still take a pregnancy test a day after taking plan b?

Can I take a pregnancy test after 19 days after sex? Can I take still take a pregnancy test a day after taking plan b?

Yes: Yes, there is nothing in plan B that would interfere with the accuracy of a pregnancy test. You can take a pregnancy test now for reassurance. The most reassuring sign that you are not pregnant, however, is getting your next full flow menses. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Baumann
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