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Will Plan B Work If I M Ovulating
I had unprotected sex around the time of ovulation and took Plan B within an hour. Will Plan B work even if I'm ovulating or ovulated already?
High risk: Having sex around the time of ovulation is a high-risk situation for pregnancy. If sex was within 72 hours and you do not desire pregnancy consider taking plan b. It's available over-the-counter and decreases the risk of an unplanned pregnancy. Also consider scheduling a visit to discuss your birth control options to prevent the situation in the future. ...Read more
I took plan B after sexual intercourse will it still work if I'm ovulating? If so will my period be late?
Plan B works: They would not be able to sell it if did not work. ...Read more
Will Plan B work if taken after ovulation and then again 1 day b4 period should've started? But yet still have no period arrive. Currently 4 days late
Will plan b work if I took it week before my ovulation is due, condom broke last day of period. Will ovulation not happen?
This pill is extremely effective, but it's all about timing. It's important to take Plan B as soon as possible after unprotected sex — if you take it within 72 hours (3 days), it's been shown to reduce pregnancy by up to 89 percent, but if you take it within the first 24 hours, that number goes up to 95 percent.
plan b will not stop your ovulation
Talk to your doctor about possible BC options ...Read more
Plan B can be used: At any time during a woman's menstrual cycle. 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
Yes: Plan B can work in one of three ways depending on where you are in your cycle. It can prevent or delay ovulation, can interfere with the fertilization of the egg or may prevent implantation by altering the lining of the uterus. If you take Plan B One-Step within 24 hours, it is about 95% effective. ...Read more
Is it normal to have white discharge after taking plan b? Does this mean it didn't work? Also does plan b work if you were ovulating when you took it?
Plan B: Plan B works by delaying or inhibiting ovulation. It decreases the risk of pregnancy by about 70%. If you are having vaginal discharge then this should be evaluated independently and one should not assume it is caused by Plan B. Consider seeing your obgyn for evaluation and testing ...Read more
Does Plan B work if taken on ovulation day? I had unprotected sex (not ejaculated inside of me) the day before ovulation began and took plan b.
Here are some. ..: Nowadays, how to handle the uncertainty of pregnancy has changed through the readily available HPT, which has taken away the anxious second guess with clinical suspicion of morning sickness. So, do HPT soon after missing the regularly expected period and repeat it in 1 wk if the 1st test is (-) & still in doubt. Besides, note: no known contraceptive measures have ever offered 100% success. ...Read more
Will plan b work me and my girlfriend had unprotected sex and I think a drop got in it happen on a Friday and she took the pill Sunday and was also ovulating?
Late: Plan B may work but at best it is only 95% effective and that is if it is taken within the first 24 hr. After unprotected sex. The effectiveness falls the longer after sex it is taken. After the fact, taking it as soon as possible is the only option. Now, however, is the time for her to start a more reliable method of contraception if she isn't pregnant and use condoms to decrease the risk of STDs ...Read more
Does plan b work if I had unprotected sex during ovulation? I took it in the 48 hour period after
Plan B: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. If intercourse was within 72 hours you consider taking plan b. Ella (ulipristal acetate) is another brand that can be used up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. Plan b is a high dose of birth control to disrupt the hormonal patterns to delay or prevent ovulation. Abnormal bleeding after is common. Check preg test in 10 days. ...Read more
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 more
Took bc 13hrs late, had sex, took plan b day after. Been on bc 4 months. Was "supposed" to ovulate day of sex. Will plan b work?
Should be fine: With the backup, you would be covered even for a progestin-only pill. ...Read more
Does Plan B work a day before ovulation, day of ovulation, or after ovulation? I'm not sure what day I ovulated!
You take Plan B when you have unprotected exposure to semen on a day you are ovulating.
Ovulation is a process and an event. The preparation of the egg is ovulation and then the event is the pushing of the egg out of the ovary. It is thought that semen can impregnate an egg for the five days prior to the event of ovulation. So, sex on five days prior to ovulation could be reason to do plan b. ...Read more
PLAN B: Hello~ its a higher dose of estrogen and this makes the lining of the uterus (endometrium) to get thicker than it would w'out it and that causes it to run out of blood supply to sustain it and it sloughs off (ie;menstruation) and bonus is that if you had an available egg and an available sperm and conception occurred, the fertilzed egg cannot implant, it is then lost in the menstrual effluent ...Read more
It is effective: During that time. It can be taken at any time during a woman's cycle. 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
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 more
Yes: Yes, Plan B reduces the chance of pregnancy by a factor of 10 when taken within 72 hours of an unprotected encounter, even during or after ovulation. It does not work by inhibiting ovulation; it inhibits implantation which is a separate process that must occur before a pregnancy is established. ...Read more
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