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Hi, i had unprotected sex 24 hours ago. Emergency pills like morning after are not available in my country. Can I use regular birth control to avoid pregnancy.

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The simple answer to your direct question is "yes," you can use several normal oral contraceptive pills to achieve the same hormonal concentrations that are included in the emergency contraceptive pill

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