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How Long Does Plan B Protect From Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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 in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. ...Read more
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). ...Read more
What are the chances of pregnancy with protected sex 9 days before ovulation and Plan B within 12 hours?
No magic number: Since you appeared to cover yourselves with 2 methods, the chances are very small but not 100%. ...Read more
I had protected sex 15th day of cycle but some semen spilled on the outside not inside, took Plan B two hours after. What are my pregnancy chances?
What's the chances of pregnancy where the penetration was not for long, but unprotected. There was no ejaculation and Plan B was taken within 2 hours?
Unlikely: If there was no sperm introduced into your vagina it is unlikely you would get pregnant. There is a "pre-ejaculate" that can occur, and if there is any sperm in that, there is a remote chance of impregnation, if indeed you had ovulated or were around your ovulation time in your cycle. With that remote chance, and the fact that you then used plan b, it is very unlikely you would get pregnant. ...Read more
Should not plan that: Plan B is designed to be used after unprotected intercourse to decrease the risk of pregnancy. It is not to be used as a primary birth control method. Since you are planning this out ahead of time it would be better to use a condom and avoid putting yourself in this situation ...Read more
Protected sex with a condom, no tears, and no ejaculation. What are my chances of pregnancy? Should I take plan b?
Up to you: But chances of pregnancy are very, very low. Plan b has can have generally milld side effects - and in my estimation, your risk from those potential side effects outweighs the risks of possible pregnancy. In the end, it's your choice, but please don't start using Plan B after each intercourse for the rest of your life. ...Read more
I had unprotected sex yesterday and I took plan b today in the morning how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test just to make sure I'm not?
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 pregnancy test wait about week. Think about better Plan " A" long term contraception AND condom use. Also prevention of STD!! Get checked by doctor regularly. ...Read more
Is Plan B still effective if sex took place 2 days post ovulation? How long after can I still take it? How long after ovulation is pregnancy possible?
Started bc day before protected sex condom didn't break, then took plan b, took a pregnancy test 22 days after was negative, could I be pregnant?
Negative pregnancy test: No you should not be at the time of your negative pregnancy test ...Read more
Protected sex with Plan B because I didn't know when I ovulated would an at home pregnancy test have acurate results 22 days after sex?
Started bc day before protected sex took plan b condom didn't break and partner did not ejaculate in me, negative pregnancy tests no period?
Can your mind create pregnancy symptoms? I had protected sex and Plan B and pulled out. There's a slight chance but have milky discharge and neg tests
Do I need to take plan b if I had Sex 5 days before my next depo shot? Am I still protected from pregnancy on my last days of depo shot.?
What's the chance of pregnancy with protected sex, pull out before ejaculate, and Plan B within 12 hours. It was 6 days after period started?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Unprotected sex w/o ejacuation on nov. 24/ Plan B on 27th/ light week long period dec. 10-17/ two neg pregnant tests at end of dec./ chance of pregnancy?
You are not Pregnant: I am unsure of why you brought this to us. You had a regular and healthy period. This is the physical evidence that you are not pregnant. And, on top of that you have two negative pregnancy tests. This is the chemical proof you are not pregnant. I don't think it can get any clearer than that. ...Read more
I had un protected sex on may 7th I took plan b within 3 hrs. My period was due the 13 of june I am almost 2 weeks late so I took a pregnancy test the 20th of june can I trust the results?
Test results trust: If you did the pregnancy test in accordance with the instructions then yes you can trust the results. A 2nd pregnancy test can re- confirm the findings of the first when done at least 3 days later. ...Read more
How long after sex should I take a pregnancy test? Will birth control or Plan B mess up the results?
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 doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. Plan B and birth control does not interfere with a pregnancy test results ...Read more
My last period was on 3/24 Had protected sex 4/3 Took a plan b 4/5 Had unprotected sex 4/10 Took a pregnancy test (the one that tells you 5 days sooner) and it came out positive. I would like to know, did I get pregnant on 4/10? And someone told me
Stay tuned: It is still early so I would Waite and check in a week's time if you do not get the period. ...Read more
I took plan b 1 day ago my period was and is due any day now I had sex on Saturday how long should I wait til I take a pregnancy test?
Had protected sex 3 weeks ago, on birth control, have had 2 periods since, took Plan B after in case. Having symptoms of pregnancy. Pregnant or stress?
Gf took plan-b pill immediately after sex 5 days ago. Still feels fatigued/exhausted. How long side effects normally last? Or is it sign of pregnancy?
Gurgling in stomach, and blood in urine. Had protected sex last week. Condom, pulled out&plan b. Is this symptoms of pregnancy? Now what? Please help
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