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    Birth Control - Emergency Contraception

    You can use emergency contraception if a condom breaks, you've forgotten a pill, you are taking other medicines that may affect contraception medicines, or you have had unprotected sex. Emergency contraception does not protect against sexually transmitted infections.

    For more information, see the topic Emergency Contraception.

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    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: July 18, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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