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What Are The Different Types Of Emergency Contraception And How Do They Work
Pills and copper IUD: Combination emergency contraceptive pills prevent ovulation, thicken the cervical mucus decreasing sperm movement &may interfere with ovarian release of hormones (lh) needed for pregnancy. Levonorgestrel only pills (progesterone) delay ovulation and LH surge. Ulipristal (upa) inhibits or delays ovulation. None of these affect an existing pregancy after implantation &are not = to medical abortion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Contraception is also known as Birth control. Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
72 hours: Plan b - the emergency contraception pill - is indicated to use up to 72 hours after unprotected sex. The earlier you take it the better your chances of preventing pregnancy. I often recommend patients to keep it on hand so they can take it as early as possible after exposure. ...Read more
Took an emergency contraception escapelle after 12 hours, but there was no bleeding or sickness or anything unusuall. Does it work? Can i be pregnant
Ovulation: Where were you in your cycle when you took the pill? ...Read more
Not well: It doesn't work that well, you still have at least 27% chance to get pregnant, that is why it is an emergency contraception, when there is nothing else you can do. So by no means it should be used as regular contraceptive method, there are methods of contraception that are safer and more effective if you use them before not after the occurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As an overweight woman, what should I do for emergency contraception? Plan B doesn't work for 176lb+; Ella needs a prescription. tinyurl.com/k49gtjj
Plan b: Plan B is better than nothing and can be obtained right now without a prescription. Speed is probably more important than perfect dosing . For the future be aware that oral contraceptive pills are also less effective in obese women. I recommend talking with your GYN about an IUD or implanon, vs higher dose pill and/ or two methods (add condom). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have taken ipill yesterday for an emergency contraception from today i want to take premolut-n for delaying periods.Is so does ipill works or not?
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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