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Can I have unprotected sex after taking emergency contraception?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Emergency contraception is taken after failed not contraception - not before.

In brief: No

Emergency contraception is taken after failed not contraception - not before.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It is taken after and not before.
Youshould get on a regular form of birth control.

In brief: No

It is taken after and not before.
Youshould get on a regular form of birth control.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You should not

First, emergency contraception is not 100% effective.
Second, if you weren't pregnant from the first episode of unprotected sex, then you might be getting yourself pregnant from your next episode of unprotected sex. Emergency contraception if for emergencies, such as a broke condom or rape, not for planning unprotected sex.

In brief: You should not

First, emergency contraception is not 100% effective.
Second, if you weren't pregnant from the first episode of unprotected sex, then you might be getting yourself pregnant from your next episode of unprotected sex. Emergency contraception if for emergencies, such as a broke condom or rape, not for planning unprotected sex.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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