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Query about BC pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Birth Control
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   sould i just type my quesiton?
User :   since i only have 5 minutes
Doctor :   yes
User :   so i am on birth control and i have been using it perfectly. last night my parter and i had sex and the condom broke. i was a little nervous so i got plan b too. i took that last night too. the pharmacist said that was ok, that it would just delay my period
User :   so my question is, how much will it delay it? and what should i do about my regular birth control?
User :   because as you know the birth control has specific pills for while you are on your period, so what should i do when i get it late? continue with my regular routine? or stop and start up again after?
Doctor :   you just have to continue your regular birth control pills
Doctor :   Are you taking them regularly
User :   yes
Doctor :   that is enough to prevent pregnancy

Doctor :   no need to take emergency pills
User :   but like should i keep taking the regular estrogen one even though itll be while im on my period?
User :   i already took one pill, so i need to take the other right
Doctor :   Usualy birth control pills will be given likethis
Doctor :   21 pills with hormone
Doctor :   7 pills with no hormone
Doctor :   these 7 pills will allow normal menstruation

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