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Dr. Jeff Livingston
2,357 doctors shared insights

Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


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After taking levonelle emergency contraception at ovulation time in my cycle would it be advisable and safe to get an IUD fitted aswell to reduce risk

After taking levonelle emergency contraception at ovulation time in my cycle would it be advisable and safe to get an IUD fitted aswell to reduce risk

Maybe: The Paragard IUD can be used as emergency contraception. When inserted within 5 days of unprotected intercourse, it reduces a woman’s risk of pregnancyto 1 in 1,000. Its a good option if you want to get reliable long-term contraception. ...Read more

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Emergency contraception causing herpes outbreak. How do I get rid of this?

Emergency contraception causing herpes outbreak. How do I get rid of this?

See your dr: There are several pills to treat episodes of herpes. Stress can cause an outbreak, so perhaps the stress of worrying about unintended pregnancy but no evidence that emergency contraception triggers herpes. ...Read more

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If i took emergency contraception a day before my period was expected, when can I expect to get my period? I heard ec can delay it.

If i took emergency contraception a day before my period was expected, when can I expect to get my period? I heard ec can delay it.

Early or delayed: Emergency contraception can cause the next period to come sooner or later, but after that, cycles should go back to normal. Be sure to use regular birth control if you are sexually active. There are many options. It's good that you knew about emergency birth control, but regular birth control is more effective. ...Read more

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Yesterday I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. today I got my period. what is the chance I could be pregnant?should I get emergency contraception?

Yesterday I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. today I got my period. what is the chance I could be pregnant?should I get emergency contraception?

It happens: Conception has been documented on any day of a woman's cycle including during menses. It is less likely than other days mid cycle, but can occur. ...Read more

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Should i still drink emergency contraception if i had sexual intercourse 30 days after my last period? Will i still get pregnant?

Should i still drink emergency contraception if i had sexual intercourse 30 days after my last period? Will i still get pregnant?

There isn't enough: Info to give a precise response (for instance, don't have any idea how long your menstrual cycle is). But, if one isn't ready for pregnancy then protection should be used for all vaginal sex. ...Read more

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Will I get irregular periods after using emergency hormonal contraception?

Possibly: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your doctor if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Emergency Contraception (Definition)

Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more