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What are the different types of emergency contraception and how do they work?
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Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology
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In brief: Pills and copper IUD
Combination emergency contraceptive pills prevent ovulation, thicken the cervical mucus decreasing sperm movement &may interfere with ovarian release of hormones (lh) needed for pregnancy.
Levonorgestrel only pills (progesterone) delay ovulation and LH surge. Ulipristal (upa) inhibits or delays ovulation. None of these affect an existing pregancy after implantation &are not = to medical abortion.

In brief: Pills and copper IUD
Combination emergency contraceptive pills prevent ovulation, thicken the cervical mucus decreasing sperm movement &may interfere with ovarian release of hormones (lh) needed for pregnancy.
Levonorgestrel only pills (progesterone) delay ovulation and LH surge. Ulipristal (upa) inhibits or delays ovulation. None of these affect an existing pregancy after implantation &are not = to medical abortion.
Dr. Denise Elser
Dr. Denise Elser
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Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Over the counter;rx
For info on emergency contraception, see http://www.
Not-2-late.Com options over the counter and prescription.

In brief: Over the counter;rx
For info on emergency contraception, see http://www.
Not-2-late.Com options over the counter and prescription.
Dr. Paula Hillard
Dr. Paula Hillard
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