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Customer: I am on birth control, belara, and on the 4th day I miss it and took it 15 hours late, then on the 5th day i had unprotected sex and on the 6th day I missed belara again and took it 12 hours later. Since that happened I was freaking out and took plan b on the 7th day. After that, i have been taking my birth control on time. But on the 11th had unprotected sex again and after that i read that if you are on birth control and take plan b you should not have unprotected sex until 7 days later. So on the 15th day i took plan b again because i was freaking out.
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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. I looking forward to assisting you with your question and providing excellent service. You should stop your birth control for 7 days. You should use condoms or avoid sex. In seven days you should start a new pack. When it has been 14 days since your last episode of unprotected sex, you should take a pregnancy test. For future reference please refer to the instructions in your birth control. You are protected when you take your pill 12 or 15 hours later. It is completely UNNECESSARY to take plan b in this instance and just interferes with the pill. Taking a pill late once is NOT considered unprotected sex. Missing 2 pills in a row or starting the package late is considered unprotected and your pill is not effective.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
i should stop taking belara?
by taking all those hormones does it mean i did not ovulate this cycle?
I am most concern by day 11th unprotected sex? should i be? what are the chances that i ovulated on the 10th or 11th after taking the pill and plan b?
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
hello?
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
how does plan b interferes with the pill? am i less covered?
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yes, you should stop taking your birth control pill pack balara for 7 days after your plan b pill

and use condoms

and then after 7 days, start a new pack of balara and take it daily

you most likely still ovulated. you don't need to be worried about the day 11 unprotected sex. you took plan B again, which you didn't have to do.

let me know if you have questions.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
if i did still ovulate, why should i worried about de day 11 sex?

because the prior plan B treatment affected your hormones to prevent implantation and pregnancy.

because you taking birth control pills 12-15 hours before prevents your pregnancy.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
sorry i ask the wrong question, if i did still ovulate, why shouldn't i be worried about de day 11 sex? if i did ovulate when is the best estimate that it happened?

because of your birth control pills that you could and the plan B that you took prior still work in your body's hormone system to prevent pregnancy for 1-2 weeks after use.

you can go back on birth control pills after 7 days

it can be difficult to impossible to tell when and if you ovulated.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
if plan b delays ovulation and i was still taking belara (which prevents ovulation) when did i ovulate?
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
i am sorry to be so anxious i have so many questions
also given all these what are the chances of me being pregnant

hormone pills like plan B and birth control pills work by preventing ovulation

but if you did ovulate, they also prevent implantation of the egg.

your chance of pregnancy is 0%

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
plan B and birth control pills did not interfere with each other?

no, they will not make each other ineffective

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
even though it was a huge hormone dose to my body and I know it was wrong, with all that hormone that i took I can be petty sure i am not pregnant? not even from the day 11 sex?

100% you are not pregnant.

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