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DC11Roslyn
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What would anyone reccomend as the best pregnancy test to use? Does any place give EC without a doctors prescription?

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Karybu
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EC is not available over the counter in the United States to the best of my knowledge, you do need a prescription.

Per the pregnancy test, there really isn't a best one to use - just make sure the one you get isn't past its expiry date and you should be fine.


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DarkChild717
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You can also obtain EC through a clinic like Planned Parenthood. They can also administer pregnancy tests. They operate their costs on a sliding scale, to make it more affordable.
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DC11Roslyn
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I see. Thanks! I'm assuming a doctors note must also be given there. Is it true that in some states you can get an abortion without parents knowing? And wouldn't you at least have to show ID or something? Someone told me it can be really anonymous?

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Gumdrop Girl
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quote:
Originally posted by karybu:
EC is not available over the counter in the United States to the best of my knowledge, you do need a prescription.

CORRECTION. Over-the-counter availability of EC varies by state in the US. Some states do dispense EC at pharmacies without prescription, but this is not nationwide.

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(Ooops! Sorry for the mistake!)
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