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Emergency Contraception

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By Dr Helen Webberley MBChB MRCGP MFSRH | GMC no. 3657058

I am an NHS GP and a sexual health and hormone specialist. I can give advice on any medical matter, and I offer safe access to medical advice, prescription medication, blood tests and x-rays, and specialist referrals to your local private hospital as needed.

EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION

 

Emergency contraception is a method used after intercourse to prevent a pregnancy
There are 2 types of emergency pill or an IUCD.
A medical and sexual history is usually required to assess risk of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections

Tablets

Levonelle

Levonorgesterol 1500mcgs ‘Levonelle’ can be taken up to 72 hours after unprotected sex

EllaOne

Ulipristal 30mgs ‘EllaOne’ can be taken up to 5 days after unprotected sex.

Important

Latest research suggests that emergency pills only work if taken before ovulation has occurred (when an egg is released from the ovaries) If taken after ovulation it is not effective at stopping a pregnancy.

ICUD

Effectiveness

Emergency Copper IUD is the best method of emergency contraception 99% effective.

Timeline

Can be used up to 5 days after unprotected sex or up to 5 days after the predicted date the women would ovulate.

Bonus

Can be left in as an on-going method of contraception or removed after the next period.

Safe, real prescriptions to help you

Whether you know what treatment works for you or you need advice on what you should take,

ask me here about safe prescriptions to help with your condition.

Tests

We can offer three packages for sexual health screening

Package 1

Basic Chlamydia/gonorrhoea urine test

Package 2

Test for 7 infections- Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Mycoplasma Genitalium, Ureaplasma, Trichomonas vaginalis, Herpes Simplex 1/11 and Gardnerella vaginalis

Package 3

Blood tests- HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C

Contact me now for advice, prescriptions, blood tests and referrals.

Please note that this service does not aim to replace advice given to you by your own doctor, it is meant to supplement your health knowledge and awareness.

It is never to be used in the case of a medical emergency.

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