Are emergency contraceptives really helps to avoid pregnancy?

Yes if used in. a timely manner. 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.
Yes. What they do is prevent implantation of a possible fertilized ovum. If you believe that life begins at conception, then you would essentially be destroying a life.

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Hi, my period is 5days late, I took a pregnancy test which came back negative, I had sex 5days before my period and I used emergency contraceptives?

If you used. emergency contraceptive shortly after sexual intercourse - it would make pregnancy very unlikely. This is also at a relatively less fertile time during the cycle. Take care. Read more...
Pregnancy testing. You should be okay and just have a delay in your period but if your cycle does not occur within two weeks I would suggest rechecking a home pregnancy test. Best to you! Read more...

I had sex last night and cannot get access to emergency contraceptives. Can I use my birth control as an emergency contraceptive?

Yes. birth control pills can be used as emergency contraceptive. first, the birth control pill has to contain Ethinyl estradiol. different brands of pills come with different amounts of ethinyl estradiol. about 100 µg of Ethinyl estradiol per 24 hours given for 48 hours has shown to be an effective emergency contraceptive. Read more...

I used birth control crystele as emergency contraceptives 2x in 10 days. Should I feel so nauseated and ovaries feel like they are inflamed?

Yes. Emergency contraception (cryselle) as you took will contain a high estrogen content since you took several pills at once. The elevated estrogen may cause nausea and even vomiting. It may also stimuate your ovaries. Symptoms should subside. You may consider using regular contraception rather than frequent emergency contraception. Read more...