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How does the morning after pill work in the body?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: By causing bleeding

These pills cause your cycle to start and thus prevent implantation.

In brief: By causing bleeding

These pills cause your cycle to start and thus prevent implantation.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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Dr. Sally Rafie
Pharmacology

In brief: Prevents ovulation

Both morning after pills (Plan B and generics, as well as Ella) work by preventing your body from releasing an egg.
Ovulation can be delayed by several days which is important because sperm can still fertilize an egg up to 5 days after sex.

In brief: Prevents ovulation

Both morning after pills (Plan B and generics, as well as Ella) work by preventing your body from releasing an egg.
Ovulation can be delayed by several days which is important because sperm can still fertilize an egg up to 5 days after sex.
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