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Expert opinion please: could taking a birth control pill prevent pregnancy after having unprotected sex?

Expert opinion please: could taking a birth control pill prevent pregnancy after having unprotected sex?

Oral contraceptives.: Yes - but it is not 100% effective. You should use back up birthcontrol for the first month on oral contraceptives. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Pls am due for my period today 13th sept 2015 but is not yet out. I had an unprotected sex on 8/9 Sept 2015. Pls suggest pills to prevent pregnacy?

Pls am due for my period today 13th sept 2015 but is not yet out. I had an unprotected sex on 8/9   Sept 2015. Pls suggest pills to prevent pregnacy?

4 days out...: First, unless a woman is trying to have a baby, she must not have sex without a reliable form of contraception. Secondly, if she has sex, she should take an emergency contraceptive pill right away. It's known as a "morning-after" pill, but really should be a "minute-after" pill. At 4-days out, she can call her doctor now for an Ella (ulipristal acetate) pill; or ask about an IUD to prevent this and future pregnancies. ...Read more

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Can you prevent pregnancy without pills or any kinds of meds after unprotected sex?

Can you prevent pregnancy without pills  or any kinds of meds after unprotected sex?

Sorry: Please have a parent submit this question: you must be 16 year old or older to use this site. ...Read more

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Will miniygnon prevent pregnancy if you took it a few minutes after unprotected sex?

Will miniygnon prevent pregnancy if you took it a few minutes after unprotected sex?

Taking it daily: If you are taking it daily ,yes ,if you are taking it as a morning after pill, unfortunately it would require too many pills approx.15 of those pills, 12 hours apart to obtain the 'morning after pill effect'.your best bet would be to take PlanB or Ella (ulipristal acetate) ...Read more

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What if you have unprotected sex? Is there any home remedies to prevent pregnancy afterwards?

What if you have unprotected sex? Is there any home remedies to prevent pregnancy afterwards?

No: There are no safe and reliable home remedies to prevent pregnancy after intercourse. Best to use the emergency contraceptive pill which is 95% effective if taken within the first 24 hours after sex. Then consider starting a reliable method of contraception until you are ready for a baby. Wish I could be of more help. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex two days after taking the drug ....will the drug still prevent pregnancy?

I had unprotected sex two days after taking the drug ....will the drug still prevent pregnancy?

What drug?: You did not state what drug you are asking about that you took. I am going to assume that you are referring to emergency contraception. If you had sex after you took emergency contraception then it will not help. You would need to take it again within 72 hours of having sex. ...Read more

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If you had unprotected sex for a week but in the middle of that took planb one time could you still get pregnant? Or would it still prevent pregnancy?

If you had unprotected sex for a week but in the middle of that took planb one time could you still get pregnant? Or would it still prevent pregnancy?

Yes possible: Plan b pill has one purpose , prevent fertilization after the act, most effective if you take immediately but after 72 hrs 88 % effective, any time never 100% effective , not intended to be a birth control device , after fertilization will not act abortion pill , get a pregnancy test done even better see your gyn doctor for long term plan. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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