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Took plan b about 3 weeks ago, now I want to get pregnant, is it possible?

Took plan b about 3 weeks ago, now I want to get pregnant, is it possible?

Absolutely possible: Plan B is a one time deal and meant to head off a pregnancy after unprotected sex. There is nothing to prevent your getting pregnant almost right after. Just don't keep using Plan B - it is not meant to be used as contraception. Please discuss birth control with your pediatrician, family doctor, gynecologist, or family planning clinic. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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I have taken 10 times Plan B in a time of 1year, and 6 months and now i'm trying to get pregnant for the past 4 months.And i can't. What do you think?

I have taken 10 times Plan B in a time of 1year, and 6 months and now i'm trying to get pregnant for the past 4 months.And i can't. What do you think?

Keep trying: 4 months is too early for a young person like yourself to be considered with fertility problems. Having taken Plan B that often in the past should not affect your fertility today. ...Read more

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I've taken many plan b pills. trying to get pregnant for the past year and I cant. Do I have any fertility problem?

I've taken many plan b pills. trying to get pregnant for the past year  and I cant. Do I have any fertility problem?

Plan A not Plan B: Plan A is to stop taking Plan B if you are serious about getting pregnant as it is counterproductive. A Fertility MD is also recommended for you to get started as it has been over one year attempting pregnancy. ...Read more

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I took Plan B 2 days before I was supposed to get my period. It's now 3 days late, is it likely that I'm pregnant?

No: The plan B is likely the reason for the delay. You do need to start a reliable method of contraception to save yourself the worry in the future. ...Read more

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Didn't know you couldn't get pregnant on your period and took plan b. Period finished as normal, three days later started new period, now brown discharge?

Didn't know you couldn't get pregnant on your period and took plan b. Period finished as normal, three days later started new period, now brown discharge?

Asked and Answered: You will have abnormal menstrual symptoms for up to two months after plan B. Brown is the color of blood that has lost all of it's oxygen. Hold on. You have weeks to go till you get back to normal. Maybe you can use this time to learn the five simple and important facts about your fertility. Start with Ovulation. When you ovulate in your cycle is key to being empowered as a woman. ...Read more

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I took the plan B pill about 3 hours after the condom broke. How effective do you think it will be? I'm 17 and never would have thought this would happen! I cannot get pregnant now as I'm going to graduate and go to college soon. I've never been more afra

Not 100%: No nonsurgical birth control method is 100% effective, except abstinence, but plan B works very well. Unprotected sex, 8 people out of 100 will get pg. With Plan B, properly taken, you're less likely. (0.5.-1.5 people out of 100 get pg after plan b) See http://ec.princeton.edu/pills/plan-b.html See also http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/emergency-contraception.html ...Read more

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