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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
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
Depends: On how long is it since it expired. If within some months, hopefully, still ok. No data available to determine with certainty. Do a pregnancy test 7 days after the intercourse in question, if negative, repeat pregnancy test in another 7 days. Best to use consistent contraception if you want to avoid pregnancy. ...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
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?
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
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
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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