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how long should i wait after taking plan b to take a pregnancy test

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
If you miss a period: If you are 4-5 days past the expected day of your period do home test using first morning urine.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
In three weeks: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to ... Read More
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
No need : You did right think to take Plan B within right time frame ( 72 hours).In this instance you will get period most likely earlier. If you like to do p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Conception occurs within day or so of the sex. It takes about 3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG for a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: If your period is late (especially if 7 or more days late). Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Unless you were to : Take an early pregnancy test, would usually wait until you had missed your period (often within 7 days of a missed period).
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ONLY IF MISSED PERIO: Plan b if taken as directed within 72 hours prevents pregnancy, and if you did not have unprotected sex after that.You only need to do pregnancy test ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
3 weeks after sex: Plan B can alter the menstrual vaginal bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: Anyone having intercourse without birth control or condoms may get pregnant. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: You would take a pregnancy test around 28 days after the first day of your last period (assuming you typically have 28 day cycles).
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take it: If your pregnancy test is negative and it has been more than two weeks since you last had intercourse and used plan B then you can start your birth co ... Read More

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