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Plan B Stomach
Depends: Plan b prevents implantation of a fertilized egg so that it passes without development, as do 80% of all fertilized eggs naturally. So it is not really an abortion. Note that evangelicals consider life to begin at conception - so who is the responsible party for those 80% spontaneously passed. Mormons believe that life begins at implantations so they support stem cell research. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Protected sex and plan b. Recently taken many plan b. Lots of neg pregs tests. Am i pregnant or is Plan B making my period irregular?
Irregular periods: Low risk of pregnancy. Irregular periods/spotting), headache/fatigue/nausea/ abdominal pain are common side effects with plan b. Plan b should not be used as routine contraception, please see your doctor/discuss what birth control would be right for you. Report any lower abdominal pain. Practice safe sex (use condoms) as birth control does not protect from sexually transmitted diseases.Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Agree w Dr Van Dis: 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. It can be taken at any time during the menstrual cycle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can.: 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 / cramping or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take a pregnancy test & notify your doctor if >. ...Read more
Less effective : The longer after unprotected sex you take it the less effective the Plan B is. 4 days out it still works, but not near as well as taking it the same day. But certainly better than nothing. If you can see a doctor tomorrow to get a copper iud it will work better than everything else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perhaps not: Plan b causes a spontaneous abortion, by causing the lining of the uterus to shed the implanted and fertilized egg. So the protection for unprotected sex, after the fact is not assured. Please, if pregnancy is not the desired outcome of sexual intercourse, use other forms of contraception. Plan b is not intended to be a form of birth control and should only be reserved for emergency situations. ...Read more
It could impact: period. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will Plan B work during ovulation? Ejaculated inside without condom and took plan b 6 hours after.
Effective: Plan B consists of hormones, which, given early after unprotected intercourse, "mess" with the mechanisms that are needed for successful conception and/or implantation of a fertilized egg. Under ideal circumstances, conception rate is only about 25 % to begin with. The only way to be sure that Plan B was effective is to do a urine pregnancy test the earliest a week after the unprotected IC. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer