Should I take the Plan B pill?

Patient : I did not have a period this last month due to unknown reasons. I am assuming cyst, since I have had a problem with them in the past. I went to the doctor and was given birth control along with a pregnancy test that was negative. I have been taking the pill for a week now without a period. Last night durring intercourse the condom broke. I am worried about the possibility of pregnancy. Should I take the Plan B pill or just not worry at all?
Doctor :   It is recommended to use backup contraceptive methods such as condoms at least for the first week of starting the oral c ontraceptive pills. Since you are exactly at a week from starting them, I would suggest you to take Plan B to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Continue follow up with your gynecologist for possible Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. I wish you the best.

Related Q&A

Q: I had sex on my ovulation day, took ellaone 30 minutes after condom broke and ejaculation. Is there a high chance of ...

Q: I had an IUD inserted November 7 and the first week I experience severe cramping and now about three weeks after I am...

Q: Either the day of ovulation or the day before me and my girlfriend were grinding naked I realized ther was Precum so ...

Q: I engaged in a sexual activity, but we didn't do sexual intercourse. But, his precum was smeared outside my vagina (n...

Q: On the day of ovulation I rubbed my penis between her but cheeks but never bellow the anus I am worried that the Prec...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon