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Can rubbing your parts cause pregnancy? Not sure if cum was involved should I take plan b?

Can rubbing your parts cause pregnancy? Not sure if cum was involved should I take plan b?

He to get pregnant?: How can we advise you if you do not know if semen was deposited in or on our vagina? You are 23 years old! so. Back to health class. You can get pregnant only when you ovulate and only if you are exposed to fresh semen at that time. I would wish for you the time to learn the simple basics about your body that every female should know. This knowledge will empower you to less worry and more freedom! ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can precum cause pregancy ? If plan b is taken in 48hrs after the activity will pregnancy stop ,even if i am ovuluting ?

Can precum cause pregancy ? 
If plan b is taken in 48hrs after the activity will pregnancy stop ,even if i am ovuluting ?

Plan B: Pre-ejaculation can sometimes lead to pregnancy. Plan B One-Step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. If taken within 72 hours it can reduce risk of pregnancy by up to 89%. .
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Could Plan B cause a positive pregnancy test?

Could Plan B cause a positive pregnancy test?

A/W Dr Friedlander: Plan B will not cause a false positive pregnancy test result. ...Read more

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What's the best way to know if my Plan B has caused/resulted in an ectopic pregnancy?

What's the best way to know if my Plan B has caused/resulted in an ectopic pregnancy?

See your doctor: Plan b will not prevent an ectopic pregnancy so the chance of an ectopic is higher when Plan B fails. If you get pregnant on Plan B you need to be monitored more closely until it is certain the pregnancy is normal. This is not the same as saying Plan B causes the ectopic. ...Read more

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Could Plan B cause spotting and false positive pregnancy tests?

Plan B: No. Plan b will not cause a postive pregnancy test. If positive its because most likely you are pregnant and the Plan B did not work or you took it more than the recommended 3-5 days after an unprotected sexual encounter. See your obgyn for more testing and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Why women get pregnant outside her womb? Taking Plan B for preventing pregnancy can be the cause or not

Why women get pregnant outside her womb? Taking Plan B for preventing pregnancy can be the cause or not

Ectopic pregnancy : Pregnancy outside womb can happen without any reason . Post coital contraception does not increase risk of having ectopic pregnancy . ...Read more

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Can precum from mutual masturb. touching vagina by mistakely with precum from penis cause pregnancy if ovuluting ,plan b taken after 48hrs preg test?

Can precum from mutual masturb.  touching vagina by mistakely with precum from penis cause pregnancy if ovuluting ,plan b taken after 48hrs preg test?

Doubtful: Pre-jaculatory fluid does contain sperm cells, problematic only with unprotected penetration and leakage into the vaginal canal. Plan B should cover any possibility of pregnancy; however, time to use BOTH condoms and BC pills. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, spotting and cramping, is this caused by Plan B or pregnancy?

Lower back pain, spotting and cramping, is this caused by Plan B or pregnancy?

May be Plan B: Potential side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Chances of pregnancy 3 weeks after plan b?

Plan B will provide: no protection for sexual intercourse that occurs 3 weeks after it is taken. ...Read more

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Could you tell me concerning pregnancy + plan b?

Clarify please: Can you be more specific about what information you would like to know? ...Read more

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Possible pregnancy, i took plan b . What else should i do ?

Possible pregnancy, i took plan b . What else should i do ?

Take home pregnancy: test. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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Hi, I took 3 plan b in one month and close together. Is there a risk of pregnancy and how will it effect my body?

Very little risk : Likelyhood of pregnancy is low. Depending on when you took the plan B. It will throw off your period. You should get on regular birth control or use condoms. ...Read more

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I took the Plan B pill 4 days after pull out method just to lower my chances of pregnancy but could i still get pregnant even if she cleaned the precu?

I took the Plan B pill 4 days after pull out method just to lower my chances of pregnancy but could i still get pregnant even if she cleaned the precu?

"Pull out" method: The "pull out" method is unreliable. It would be nearly impossible to clean all traces of pre-cum sperm that might be in your vagina. Plan b is most effective in the first 24 hours. 4 days later is much less effective. Please talk with your doctor about more reliable birth control methods. ...Read more

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How long after Plan B can you take a pregnancy test?

How long after Plan B can you take a pregnancy test?

Unless you were to : Take an early pregnancy test, would usually wait until you had missed your period (often within 7 days of a missed period). ...Read more

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I took plan b. How soon can you take a pregnancy test?

I took plan b. How soon can you take a pregnancy test?

Wait 2 weeks.: If conception has occurred, a home test will usually turn positive two weeks after. ...Read more

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When is a pregnancy test accurate after taking plan b?

When is a pregnancy test accurate after taking plan b?

Pregnancy test: Can take a regular pregnancy test about 14 days after (sometimes earlier with an early-response type test). ...Read more

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Can my pregnancy test be positive if i took Plan B a momth ago?

Yes: Plan b is not 100% so you may have conceived. You may also have conceived during the month after plan b. ...Read more

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How common is pregnancy by precum after taken Plan B after 2 days?

How common is pregnancy by precum after taken Plan B after 2 days?

Can't state the: statistic for pre-ejaculate. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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How many days after taking Plan B could you take a pregnancy test?

How many days after taking Plan B could you take a pregnancy test?

If you don't get : Period by anticipated date - you can take hpt. Some women wait until a week out. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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What are chances of conception / pregnancy after taking Plan B pill?

That depends on: How long after intercourse it was taken. 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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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

If you miss a period: If you are 4-5 days past the expected day of your period do home test using first morning urine. ...Read more

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Chances of pregnancy with no ejaculation, and Plan B 2-3 hours after?

NOT likely: If there was no exchange of fluids is it highly unlikely that pregnancy would occur.., it is always smarter to use protection to safeguard against pregnancy and infectious diseases at the same time, however, so this question will not come up. ...Read more

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What is the chance of pregnancy after taking Plan B the morning after?

What is the chance of pregnancy after taking Plan B the morning after?

That depends on when: it is taken. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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How long am i suppose to wait to take pregnancy test after taking plan b?

Plan B: If your period is late (especially if 7 or more days late). 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. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait for a pregnancy test after took the Plan B pill?

See below: You would take a pregnancy test around 28 days after the first day of your last period (assuming you typically have 28 day cycles). ...Read more

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If i take pregnancy test few days after taking plan b, will it mess up the result?

If i take pregnancy test few days after taking plan b, will it mess up the result?

No: The pregnancy test can detect a pregnancy at just under two weeks post conception. ...Read more

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