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A 36-year-old female asked:

i had unprotected sex about 5 days ago. it was the same day my period ended, but after we had intercourse my period was still going. i took the plan b pill 24 house after. my boyfriend made sure to pull out. i've bloated for four days, dizzy, and i had h

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Tests are accurate: Todays test are very sensitive. They become positive about a week after ovulation. Try repeating the test weekly until your next scheduled period. If symptoms persis, visit your doctor.
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Plan B: Plan b is not 100% effective and certainly the withdrawal method is not effective. It could be completely unrelated to your period or pregnancy, but don't make that assumption. Consider getting a blood pregnancy test in about 10 days just to be safe. I also recommend using a condom over withdrawal.

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