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    birth control, antibiotics, and plan b
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    An_257044 posted:
    I had unprotected sex yesterday. Im on bc pills and 2 antibiotics. I took PlanB after sex. My bc makes me not have periods but sometimes ovulate. I'm a week after my placebos. What are the odds of becoming pregnant?
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    nohard responded:
    Hi The antibiotic do reduce the effect of your BC pills, but as you backed them up with Plan B I think you could be err on the safe side.
    What you did was right, but to save on the Plan B why not think of condoms.


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    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    What birth control other than non-hormonal ones, allow you to sometimes ovulate? What good is that birth control?
     
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    endofighter replied to nohard's response:
    I'll be the first one to tell you that it was stupid of me to have unprotected sex haha. I had completely forgot antibiotics can reduce the effectiveness. We always used condoms and bc pills until we got married. That was also the first time is ever used plan b (my stomach is killing me!)
     
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    endofighter replied to tlkittycat1968's response:
    My hormones are kinda wacky due to lots of treatments for endometriosis, adenomyosis, and pelvic adhesion disease. I don't always ovulate, it's actually really rare, but sometimes breakthrough ovulation occurs.
     
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    tlkittycat1968 replied to endofighter's response:
    Actually, very few antibiotics affect birth control and the ones that do are usually prescribed for TB.

    That being said, birth control along with Plan B definitely reduces your chances of pregnancy quite a bit.


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