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EC pill ella (ulipristal acetate): took it 8 days ago, 36 hours after unprotected unconsented sex. bleed day after taking, normal flow, lasted 4 days. Did ella (ulipristal acetate) work?
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
Ella (ulipristal acetate) one emergency contraception taken just shortly after ovulation, period is already 3 days late?
It happens: Ella (ulipristal acetate), (ulipristal acetate) Plan B, and other emergency contraception pills can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Ella (ulipristal acetate) was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Ella (ulipristal acetate) works most of the time, but not all of the time. Cycles should return to "routine" after the first or second cycle. ...Read more
Sex 1 day b4 ovulation, condon slipped off, took Ella (ulipristal acetate) 36 hours after sex. Now milky discharge 1 day after ella (ulipristal acetate) pill. Will it work?
"Plan B": Taking "Plan B" types of pills 36 hours after unprotected sex may work, but it is not certain. This kind of medication "works" by making the lining of the womb not "hospitable" for implantation of the fertilized egg. It may have been taken too late to create this effect. so get a serum HCG test if your period is at all delayed to know for certain. ...Read more
Condon slipped off 1 day before ovulation, took Ella (ulipristal acetate) 36 hours after the incident. 1 day after Ella (ulipristal acetate) I have a milky white discharge. Will Ella (ulipristal acetate) work?
Discharge: It sounds like you did exactly what you're supposed to do. The condom slipped off during a time when you were at risk and you took Ella (ulipristal acetate) within the right time frame. The discharge is unlikely to be related, though should raise concern for STDs if this is a new partner. take a pregnancy test in two weeks to be sure. ...Read more
An effective choice: Ella is 95% effective at preventing pregnancy when taken within 120 hours (5 days) of intercourse. Ella works by preventing ovulation, even during the time in your cycle when you’re most fertile. That’s important because sperm can live for five days in a woman’s reproductive tract. Most other emergency contraceptives are only approved for three days. It should only be used in an emergency. ...Read more
I assume you are : Referring to use of multiple ovral (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel) since it is not an emergency contraceptive when normally used. It could delay menstruation. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more
Can Plan B delay period?2/15 bf ejaculated no penetration.Took PlanB Mon 2/16. Expected period 2/17. No period yet.How likely is it that Im pregnant?
Here are some ...: Your diligent precaution against pregnancy should be applauded, but there has no known contraceptive offering 100% success. Nowadays, take advantage of easy availability and high reliability of HPT; so, do HPT in a wk after missing period and repeat it in a wk if the first one is (-) and still in doubt. Also, it's worthwhile to remember that ovulation-fertile time - occurs 2 wks before period. ...Read more
Yes: Completely possible for the Progesterone in Plan B to delay period for one month. If you're worried because you've missed your period, you may want to consider taking a home pregnancy test. Otherwise, period will self-regulate and get back to normal soon. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Took Plan B pill 2 days after unprotected sex. 4 days later had spotting, is this implantation bleeding?
?: Need mor info. Wher on cycle were you? ...Read more
Had ella (ulipristal acetate) 1 pill on the 4th day aft having sex had light bleeding for 3 days 16 days aft taking ella (ulipristal acetate)1 pill can i get preg?
Abortion november. Sex a week last sunday. Took Plan B within 12 hrs of that. Take trycyclen. Took it late yesterday. Spotting/clear discharge. Scared?
Do you LIKE being: Scared? Abortions? Plan b? Unprotected sex will eventually lead to pregnancy or std's. That's just how it works. It's what we were made to do. If this is something you are sure you don't want, i would recommend hormonal birth control daily with condoms on top! many std's are forever, as is parenting. The crappy part of the deal is, the guys never have to worry. They have their fun, then leave. ...Read more