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What are the emotional effects of birth control plan b?

What are the emotional effects of birth control plan b?

Emotions: Birth control is and emotional transaction. Not like buy milk. The mental stress of trying to control your body is enough burden. However, Progesterone found in birth control pills and Plan B can cause mood changes sometimes similar to those of pms. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

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


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I am on birth control pills and took Plan B today. Are there any bad side effects? Should I be worried?

I am on birth control pills and took Plan B today. Are there any bad side effects? Should I be worried?

Bcp's/Plan B: "Plan B" is essentially the same as the active pills you take regularly. Plan B is for women who have had "unprotected sex" and are not on bcp's. Unless you have missed taking the active bcp's for several days, there is no additional risk needful of taking "Plan B". ...Read more

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If I had no side effects with plan b, is it likely that I will with the birth control pill? (aleese)

If I had no side effects with plan b, is it likely that I will with the birth control pill? (aleese)

Should be fine: Plan b is nothing more than a higher dose of the pill. If you don't have any trouble with plan b, you should be fine taking the pill. ...Read more

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I took antibiotics (Amox-Clav) for two days. The last time I took it was two days ago. I had unprotected sex, but am on birth control, plan b?

I took antibiotics (Amox-Clav) for two days. The last time I took it was two days ago. I had unprotected sex, but am on birth control, plan b?

????????????????????: For you to get the most from the site you need to post background information on an issue and ask a clear question related to that info. Please start over and clarify your question. ...Read more

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If I'm on birth control, is it necessary to take plan b?

If I'm on birth control, is it necessary to take plan b?

Not if you have: Been on your oral contraceptive long enough for it to be effective. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if I missed one birth control pilldo I need plan b?

No: No, take 2 pills the next day, one in Am and one in pm and then cont. As usual. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org ...Read more

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Can you experience spotting from taking Plan B while also on birth control?

Can you experience spotting from taking Plan B while also on birth control?

Sure but: Yes you can but more importantly you don't need to take plan b if you are on birth control. Birth control pills prevent pregnancy so taking plan b is not necessary ...Read more

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I ended up takin Plan B cuz I missed one pill. I had baby in december r my odds high? Wen do I start my birth control up again?

I ended up takin Plan B cuz I missed one pill. I had baby in december r my odds high? Wen do I start my birth control up again?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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My birth control method failed. I've read that Plan B works up to 72 hours after what if I wait 24 hrs after because my pharmacy is closed? Am I safe?

My birth control method failed. I've read that Plan B works up to 72 hours after what if I wait 24 hrs after because my pharmacy is closed? Am I safe?

Plan B: Yes - waiting 24 hours after sex is ok. 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. ...Read more

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Can I take Plan B even if im not on any birth control & nvr have been? Just had unpro sex & he cum in me about 4hrs ago. My per started 1/27 end 2 day

Can I take Plan B even if im not on any birth control & nvr have been? Just had unpro sex & he cum in me about 4hrs ago. My per started 1/27 end 2 day

See below: If you are just at the end of your period cycle day 5 you are not typically in a fertile part of your cycle. You could use Plan B if you want to be extra sure. If you aren't planning pregnancy be sure to use condoms regularly or see your doctor to get put on birth control. Remember only condoms prevent stds. ...Read more

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Can I take Plan B on birth control?

Yes: If you did not use the birth control correctly or if you forgot to take it you can take plan b. It works better if you use it sooner. The copper iud is the most effective. ...Read more

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How does Plan B affect birth control?

Taking plan B: Will not interfere with oral contraceptives you are taking. ...Read more

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Is plan B one step good birth control?

Is plan B one step good birth control?

Plan B: No it is an emergency contraceptive. It is not meant to be used as regular birth control. Their are much better regular contraceptives. ...Read more

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Is Plan B more effective then birth control?

Is Plan B more effective then birth control?

No!: With no missed pills, "perfect use", the failure rate is 0.3%->99% effective. In typical use, because taking a pill every d without ever missing is hard, about 9/100 couples will get pregnant/year. But emergency birth control, plan b, reduces your risk of pregnancy by about 80-85%, and is not intended for regular use. Ask about other bc options that are easy to use and long lasting like iud or implant. ...Read more

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Do you need to take Plan B if on birth control?

Do you need to take Plan B if on birth control?

Birth Control: If you are taking your birth control pills as prescribed, and have not missed any doses, you should not have to take plan b. ...Read more

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Do you think I should use Plan B on birth control?

Do you think I should use Plan B on birth control?

One reason: If you have not taken the oral contraceptives long enough for them to afford protection. ...Read more

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Can I take the Plan B pill together with my birth control?

Yes: If you miss pills and have sex, you can take emergency birth control, and then restart your pills-- see emergency contraception website
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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Birth Control (Definition)

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