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Can the morning after pill harm you in any way?

Can the morning after pill harm you in any way?

Not usually: The " morning after pill", if Progesterone only, may cause a withdrawal bleed which might bring on your cycle early and make you bleed a little longer. Does not usually harm you permanently .Some women are very sensitive to Progesterone and will get a bad headache from it. The side effects are only temporary. Reliable birth control is a good option! ...Read more

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


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How many times in a year i can take the morning after pill? I used twice this year 6 months ago. Will I do any harm to my body by using it again?

How many times in a year i can take the morning after pill? I used twice this year 6 months ago. Will I do any harm to my body by using it again?

Preventing Pregnancy: At age nineteen i would hope that you are now mature enough to get on birth control. Preventing pregnancy is a very wise life style choice when you are to young to be a mother. But, your use of the morning pill should not be dangerous. Please if you do not have access to health care please contact planned parenthood for this vital part of a healthy life style. ...Read more

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If the morning-after pill doesn't work, then how will the baby be affected?

If the morning-after pill doesn't work, then how will the baby be affected?

See below: The morning after pill is felt to have an effect on fertilization and/or implantation of the embryo. The half life of these medications is not long. Therefor, there should not be any significant problems with the fetus. Discuss with your ob. ...Read more

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The morning after pill and still becoming pregnant what harm can it cause on baby?

The morning after pill and still becoming pregnant what harm can it cause on baby?

No harm: When taken correctly, the emergency contraceptive pills usually prevent pregnancy. If you do get pregnant, having used the emergency contraceptive pill will not harm you or the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I get the morning after pill?

At pharmacy.: No prescription required. www.planbonestep.com provides coupons and name of local pharmacies that carry the med. ...Read more

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How can the morning after pill work?

How can  the morning after pill work?

Like reg. bcps: Just like birth control pills, the morning after pill can stop ovulation from occuring, or can delay ovulation. It also can interfere with the wombs ability to accept a pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can the morning after pill work?

How can  the morning after pill work?

Prevent conception: Emergency contraceptive pills work by keeping the egg from being released by the ovary or by keeping the sperm and egg from getting together. Current evidence says they do not work by keeping a pregnancy from implanting in the uterus. ...Read more

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Does the morning after pill lways work?

Does the morning after pill lways work?

It is not 100%: Nothing is 100%. Plan b one-step ; similar emergency contraceptives can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. According to planned parenthood when Plan B is taken 48 to 72 hours after intercourse the efficacy is 61%. ...Read more

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Does the morning after pill always work?

Does the morning after pill always work?

Nothing is 100%: Effective. Plan b one-step ; similar emergency contraceptives can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. According to planned parenthood when Plan B is taken 48 to 72 hours after intercourse the efficacy is 61%. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Levy
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Morning After Pill (Definition)

Emergency contraception is a method to prevent pregnancy in women who have had unprotected sex, or for whom a barrier method has failed (slipped condom, diaphragm, or cervical cap, or broken condom). Emergency contraception medicine is not the same ...Read more