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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I am on birth control, but just started taking amoxicillian today for a UTI. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend last night, but I am wondering if I should buy the plan B pill from the pharmacy. Should I worry about the antibiotics effect on my birth control this early?
Doctor :   hi
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are you regular on your birth control pills?
User :   I am on Nuva ring and I have been very regular with it
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amoxycillin is antibiotic given to treat the UTI
User :   yes
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when was your last menstrual period?
User :   about 2 weeks ago
Doctor :   what is the menstrual cycle length? is it 28 days? or more? or less?
User :   I had 4 days of bleeding
Doctor :   in how many days once do you get your periods? is it 28 days? or more? or less?
User :   about 27
Doctor :   taking as first day of bleeding as day 1, the fertile period or the egg release time will be 8th-14 th day in your case
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if you have continued on the Nuva ring
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at that time, then the chances of pregnancy even with unprotected intercourse will be minimal depending on when you have started Nuva ring

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