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ShortAndSweet
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OK, so I had sex last night and we used only a condom, and it may have slipped, but not sure. I started my birth control today. Should I go out and get emergency contraception or shoudl I be ok becasue I took birth control today?
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Heather
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So, you think the condom slipped off into your vagina -- not just slipped a little but stayed on a penis -- but you don't know if it did or not?

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ShortAndSweet
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No I'm sorry it slipped off a little but stayed on his penis...should I get emergency contraceptive even though I started birth control the day after?
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Heather
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It's okay for condoms to move around a bit: that doesn't mean a condom failure. Unless the condoms slipped OFF, and either wound up inside your vagina, or didn't, but a partner then ejaculated on or inside of your vagina, then there's no need to assume you've any more risk here that you would have had had it not slipped a little.

So, no, I don't see a need for Plan B here.

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