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    Is pregnancy possible when Plan-B is taken 30 hours after intercourse?

Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017 in Women's Health
Question: Hey I had an unprotected sex with my boyfriend and my last period started on XXXXXXX 6th and I realised lately that he went inside me and I need to wait for another​ 6 hours to take a plan B tablet , that means I would be taking option27 after 30 hours of having sex can you please tell me if my ovulation started according to my period cycle and if it would be helpful if I take the plan B by 30hours ? Coz I heard it's waste of taking a planB when you already started ovulation
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Plan B is effective

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
Plan B can be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse.
It helps in preventing the pregnancy even if the ovulation has occurred.
Ovulation usually occurs on day 14 of the periods.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma 35 hours later
I took the plan B yesterday
I just felt a bit weak that's all, I didn't experience any other effects, so is the medicine working?
And according to what you said doctor,my ovulation would occur on 20th XXXXXXX so do you feel I avoided getting pregnant by now as I took the medicine?
And doctor would the medicine effect me in getting pregnant in the future ? Am I as fertile as before to get pregnant ? Wouldn't I have any issue getting pregnant later when I want to ?
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 11 hours later
Brief Answer:
No effect on future fertility

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
Yes, the medicine is working and the weakness and lethargy is due to the progesterone it contains.
Yes, the pill is effective in preventing pregnancy even around ovulation.
No, this medicine do not have any effect on the future fertility.
Dr Deepti Verma

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
Follow up: Dr. Deepti Verma 21 hours later
Hello doctor,
I heard that taking the contraceptive pill would make me fat due to gain of water in the body
Does it really happen?
Would I get fat?
Or would my shape change?

And doctor when would I get by next period? Would I get it at the normal time or faster because of this tablet? How do I know the tablet is working and I'm not pregnant ?
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 19 hours later
Brief Answer:
Do not lead to weight gain

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
Emergency contraceptive pill do not leads to weight gain or change in the shape of the body.
The periods are likely to be delayed by maximum 2- 3 weeks due to the hormonal effect of the pill.
Dr Deepti Verma
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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