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I Skipped Sugar Pills And Went Straight To Next Pill Pack Had Unprotected Sex Last Night Should I Be Worried Should I Do Morning After Pill
I skipped sugar pills and went straight to next pill pack. Had unprotected sex last night. Should I be worried? Should I do morning after pill?
No & No: We often tell our patients to skip sugar pills altogether & start next month's active birth control pills in order to manipulate their menses, say for honeymoon or vacation purposes. Some newer birth control pills don't even have sugar pills so you end up w/less frequent menses. But do remember that birth control pills won't prevent STDs - so make sure he wears a condom each time! ...Read more
Placebos are generally medications and sometimes physical or psychological substitutes which in themselves have no known effect but which cause the patient to feel as if they are getting some effect. They depend upon patient expectations and the fact that there is a strong psychological component ...Read more
I started my pill pack one day late. Took two pill the next day. Had unprotected sex on third day. Took morning after pill just to be safe. Is it ok?
Maybe (not). . .: Ok from what? Sexually transmitted disease? No. Pregnancy? Probably. But it's better to take birth control pills as directed rather than depend upon morning after pills. So if it's difficult to take pills regularly, ask your family doctor for other options eg shots, patches, etc. ...Read more
I've been on loestrin 30 for several years. I'm currently on my 2nd pill of a new pack. After unprotected sex do I need to take a morning after pill?
Had unprotected sex last night. I have an overdue implanon. Just wondering if you could take the morning after pill 2 days after having unprotected?
Plan B: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Ella (ulipristal acetate) is another brand that can be used up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read more
I had unprotected sex last night and I want to know if I can use yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) as a morning after pill? There are no pharmacies here! Please help
Yes, it's worth a try: Double up on your Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pills x 3 days. It may work to prevent implantation. If not, run a pregnancy test at the end of this pack of pills to know if you are pregnant. ...Read more
I took the morning after pill last Tuesday. I had unprotected sex yesterday and ovulated last night. Will another morning after pill keep me from gett?
Came off period last wed morning had unprotected sex of night. Took morning after pill the Friday and a week later am bleeding. Is this usual?
It can happen: Plan B (and other "morning after" pills) can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes in the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more
I have been on birth control for 2 weeks and last night I had unprotected sex. Should I still take the morning after pill?
I'm on low dose Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and forgot to take my pill last night. Had otherwise unprotected sex with my boyfriend. Do you recommend morning after pill?
I had unprotected sex last Monday but he didn't finish at all. I took the morning after pill. I'm late on period but have cramping why?
Why would period only last 1 day 4 weeks after unprotected sex took morning after pill within 48hrs?
My ovulation window was June 15-20. Had unprotected sex on June 19th. Took the morning after pill about 16 hours later. Should I be worried?
Unprotected sex 4 days leading up ovulation as well as day of ovulation took morning after pill 3 days after last sexual incounter what are my odds?
Low but...: In an individual woman, there is no way to tell if the emergency contraception worked, until time passes and she does a home urine pregnancy test (3 weeks after sex), or has her next truly normal regular period. The lesson here is to realize that after the first episode of sex without contraception, there should be no second episode. Contraceptives are sold everywhere, and are very effective. ...Read more
I got my regular period on march 27. About a week and a half later I had unprotected sex and took a morning after pill. I got my period again on April 17 and it hasn't stopped yet. Tomorrow will be the 30th. Should I be worried about having a two week lon
Emergency contracept: Emergency contraception will cause a disturbance of the normal menstrual cycle and that could be all that is going on but any time you bleed for 2 weeks it is advisable to be sure that you aren't getting anemic and that there isn't something else like an infection going on so see your PCP or GYN for a checkup and discuss a more reliable method of contraception at that time so u won't have to worry ...Read more
My last period started June 2nd had unprotected sex on the 11th of June took morning after pill 7 hours later I am 12 and half stone. Could I be preg?
Not yet…: You had sex 2 days ago on the 9th day of your cycle. Generally, it takes 3 days for implantation to occur after fertilization. Also, ovulation usually occurs about 14 days before menses so the timing would depend on how long a normal cycle is for a particular individual. Sperm can function for days and may still be around during ovulation. ...Read more
I ovulated last week and had unprotected sex this morning. Since I already ovulated do I need to take the morning after pill?
My wife took the morning after pill on 30/09/2017 after we had unprotected sex but still hasn't gotten her period should we be worried?
NO: She may have side effects from the morning after pill which is 98-99% effective. ...Read more
I have a normal 7 day period but it only lasted 4 days this month. I had unprotected sex and I also took the morning after pill can I still be pregnan?
Unlikely: Not sure about the sequence of things, but certainly if you had a period since you had unprotected sex and used emergency contraception you are very likely not pregnant. The fact that the period was shorter, only 4 days, could be related to the use of the Plan B. Pursue more reliable contraception:) ...Read more
How effective is the morning after pill if I took it 36 hrs after unprotected sex? I was on birth control pill but it's expired by 18 months. Worried
Some where: In between 95 to 89%. Emergency Contraception 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
On the 4th November I had to take the morning after pill (I had unprotected sex the day after my pill ended and on the last day of my period) - after taking the morning after pill, about a week later I got my period again but since then I have not menstru
Morning after pill 12 hours after unprotected sex, 11 days after last period & last birth control pill due to needing renewal, what are the chances?
My period ended last week and last weekend I had unprotected sex. I took the morning after pill after 13 hours but I still have brown discharge?
Normal: Its normal to have a slight amount of bleeding or brown discharge after taking a morning-after pill. Best wishes! ...Read more
I'm currently on birth control pills and had unprotected sex within the last 24 hours. Should I take the morning after pill in addition to that?
No: Not if you take your oral contraceptives consistently and correctly. ...Read more
I missed 2 pills last week, continued taking active pills, and had unprotected sex yesterday, can I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) as morning after pill?
I've been on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for a few months, missed 2 pillstwo weeks ago & 1pill last week, had unprotected sex yesterday. Can Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) be taken as morning after pill?
Yes.: Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) can be taken as a morning after pill but you should consult with your doctor-gynecologist because it VAZ has number ofsevere side effects and a llist of contrainciicatins to its use. ...Read more
Is it safe to have unprotected sex on last day of sugar pills on first pack of birth control? When my period will most likely not come on sugar pills?
If I had unprotected sex 3 times in one night and took the morning after pill after, is it still effective?
What if I had unprotected sex with my wife but didn't release inside. She took morning after pill on the same day. Is there any probability of pregnency?
Yes but low risk: There is definitely a risk of pregnancy with unprotected sex even without ejaculation in vagina, as the pre-ejaculation seminal fluid contains sperm. Morning after pills like Plan B are very effective. If you take it within 72 hours after you've had unprotected sex, Plan B one-step can reduce the risk of pregnancy by up to 89%. Within 24 hours, it is about 95% effective. Nothing is 100%. ...Read more
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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