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How effective would the Plan B pill be if I took it an hour or so after having unprotected sex? How low are my chances of getting pregnant?

Little chance. In such circumstances, there is little chance of pregnancy. However, one must do a urine pregnancy test 3 weeks later to verify there is no pregnancy. Period bleeding can be altered for this cycle and for the upcoming cycle, due to the Plan B. Be sure not to have sex again until a reliable method of birth control is being used. Read more...

I took the Plan B pill a day after unprotected sex. What are the chances of getting pregnant?

How to get pregnant? Your risks are low. But you failed to provide any information with your question. Were you ovulating? How long are your cycles? Why aren't you preventing pregnancy with either condoms or birth control? Read more...
Low. 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...

She recently had unprotected sex. She DOESN'T want to get pregnant. Any tips on avoiding getting pregnant? How to know? Did NOT take Plan B pill.

Sure, with willpower. It's great that a teen does not want to get pregnant. Because the whole point of sex (in nature) is to make babies, the way to not get pregnant is to not have sex. So, she must use her brain and willpower, to promise herself that she won't have sex again until... probably after the wedding. For yesterday's problem, she must tell her doctor how many days after sex it is, so her Dr. can advise her. Read more...
Wize up. Sex has little to do with romance at her age and if the idea of contraception makes her feel icky, she needs to wise up.If she participates she must use contraception to avoid pregnancy and maybe avoid some of the sexually transmitted diseases that can make her sterile.Educating herself about all the risks may allow her to decide to wait a while. If she misses her period, have her test her pee. Read more...

Unprotected sex on 2/28. Had plan B within 12 hours. Period due in a few days. Chances of getting pregnant? And how to minimize side effects of meds?

Very low chance. Plan B is very effective to prevent pregnancy. Also, if your period is due in a few days, you had intercourse during a time of low fertility, so that is in your favor as well. Plan B has very few side effects. essentially similar to menstrual symptoms, if any. However, if your period is a week late this time, you should take a urine pregnancy test. Also, consider using condoms to prevent STDs. Read more...

My girlfriend took Plan B one step 2 hours after we had unprotected sex 2 days ago. What are the chances of her not getting pregnant? I

Pretty good. Plan b usually works if taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. Read more...
Very low. The chances in general of getting pregnant would be as high as 20% in some circumstances. But when you take Plan B that early (within 72 hours) the chances of becoming pregnant are very low. Not zero but close to it. Read more...

If I had unprotected sex the day before ovulation, using the pull out method and taking Plan B 70 hours later, what's my risk of getting pregnant?

72 hours. Plan B works better the soon wit is taken. It is 95% effective if taken within the first 24 hours. That falls to 85-87% by 72 hours. It will disrupt your menstrual period. It would be advisable to check a pregnancy test at 3 weeks after the intercourse just to be sure and get started on a more reliable method of contraception. Good luck. Read more...