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Birth Control Waiting Period before Effective

Patient: I’m on the implant birth control method and was told that it would work immediately but to wait 7 days to be on the safe side. If I waited 6 instead of 7 days, can I get pregnant?

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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