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Really bad cramps every day all day and painful sex after taking plan b I did get my period and bleed for three days but the cramps are stil persistan?

Really bad cramps every day all day and painful sex after taking plan b I did get my period and bleed for three days but the cramps are stil persistan?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have protected sex the day after taking plan b?

Yes: Insure that sex is protected because Plan B is designed to be used after an episode of failed contraception (not prior to sex). ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex a week after taking plan b. I believe I was ovulating. I am having withdrawal bleeding now. Could I be pregnant?

I had unprotected sex a week after taking plan b. I believe I was ovulating. I am having withdrawal bleeding now. Could I be pregnant?

Plan b: Plan B is not a great option for birth control. I would suggest another form of birth control to prevent the concern of pregnancy. The likelihood of being pregnant may be low but consideration maybe for a pregnancy test to rule out. Again safe sex is a better option. ...Read more

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Is having sex after taking first dose of Plan B okay and will it serve as a contraceptive?

Is having sex after taking first dose of Plan B okay and will it serve as a contraceptive?

Nope!: The contraceptive effect of Plan B (levonorgestrel) is probably not as long as the lifespan of sperm in your genital tract! You should use a back-up form of birth control (such as condoms) to prevent pregnancy after taking plan b. In addition, you might discuss with your doctor a more long-acting and effective method like an intrauterine device if you are serious about trying to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Girlfriend has light bleeding week after unprotected sex and taking Plan B immediately after. Is this normal or should we get a pregnancy test?

Girlfriend has light bleeding week after unprotected sex and taking Plan B immediately after. Is this normal or should we get a pregnancy test?

Not uncommon: The plan B works through hormonal pathways which is not uncommon to cause some abnormal bleeding. That being said, it would not be a bad idea to check a pregnancy test to be safe as well, as there are No definitive guarantees with unprotected sex and plan B. Best wishes. ...Read more

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4 neg pregnancy tests 13 days after unprotected sex and taking Plan B. Light bleeding. Irregular periods. Is it a period, spotting, or implantation?

4 neg pregnancy tests 13 days after unprotected sex and taking Plan B. Light bleeding. Irregular periods. Is it a period, spotting, or implantation?

Plan B: Implantation usually causes no bleeding or minute amount of blood. Plan B may cause changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period). ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant after taking Plan B 4 hours after sex?

Yes: Plan b is better than nothing but it by no means is completely effective birth control. You should not be using it as your primary method of protection. ...Read more

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Can I take a pregnancy test after 19 days after sex? Can I take still take a pregnancy test a day after taking plan b?

Can I take a pregnancy test after 19 days after sex? Can I take still take a pregnancy test a day after taking plan b?

Yes: Yes, there is nothing in plan B that would interfere with the accuracy of a pregnancy test. You can take a pregnancy test now for reassurance. The most reassuring sign that you are not pregnant, however, is getting your next full flow menses. ...Read more

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So my friend started bleeding for 4 days after taking plan b within 8 hrs of having unprotected sex, so does that mean she's pregnant?

So my friend started bleeding for 4 days after taking plan b within 8 hrs of having unprotected sex, so does that mean she's pregnant?

Can do a preg. Test: Taking Plan B can alter the timing and quality of the current menstrual cycle and the upcoming cycle. One should check a urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after taking Plan B, because Plan B works most of the time but not all of the time. Home urine pregnancy tests are very accurate, and are sold everywhere at a low price. ...Read more

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Can I still be pregnant after taking Plan B and having 2 periods heavy and regular ones. I am still worried and no sex since before first period?

Can I still be pregnant after taking Plan B and having 2 periods heavy and regular ones. I am still worried and no sex since before first period?

No: If you are having periods 2 months in a row then you are not pregnant. If you don't want to get pregnant, use birth control pills &/or condoms. Salamaat:) ...Read more

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After taking Plan B spotted for 5 days, 10 days after taking it, then had a heavy period flow for 1 day, took test 3 weeks after sex, negative. Am I safe?

After taking Plan B spotted for 5 days, 10 days after taking it, then had a heavy period flow for 1 day, took test 3 weeks after sex, negative. Am I safe?

Complicated...: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). If you had an actual period then you are not pregnant. A negative pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex would be accurate as long as this is past the time of your anticipated period. ...Read more

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Today:brownish & red blood, light, after taking plan b. I took Plan B 10 days after last period within an hour of sex. My period is due sep 24. Normal?

This can happen w: Plan b. Potential se's w emergency contraception include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort / cramping or feeling tired. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take a pregnancy test & notify dr if period > 7 days late. ...Read more

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Light bleeding/spotting for a day 6 days after taking plan B 8 days after sex. I have cramps as well, how worried should I be about pregnancy??

Unlikely pregnant: 8 days after intercourse, the plan B pill isn't quite effective. But, the chance of pregnancy still remains statistically low. The chance of pregnancy this early is incredibly low. Still a bit early for a pregnancy test, I think it would be good to do it in 2 days and again in 4-5 days. ...Read more

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No period a week, Nov.24th, after taking Plan B one step. Only have cramps. Period ended Nov. 11th. Had sex on Nov. 24th. Chance of pregnancy?

No period a week, Nov.24th, after taking Plan B one step. Only have cramps. Period ended Nov. 11th. Had sex on Nov. 24th. Chance of pregnancy?

Not pregnant if you: Took Plan B on 11/24 after sex. Hormones in plan B can cause some cramping and break through bleeding or spotting, so period may be off this month. Consider regular BC if you continue to be sexually active, and use condoms for infection prevention. ...Read more

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One heavy and two slightly lighter periods after taking plan b. I have slight bloating and gases after safe sex yesterday. Negative test. Pregnant?

One heavy and two slightly lighter periods after taking plan b. I have slight bloating and gases after safe sex yesterday. Negative test. Pregnant?

Here are some. ..: Known to us, no contraceptives can offer 100% guaranty. But, nowadays, the easily available and highly accurate HPT has brought much blessing to all sexually active females. So, do HPT in a wk after missing the expected period and repeat it in a wk if the 1st test is (-) & still in doubt. More? Seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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Had a normal period 2 weeks after taking plan B 2 days after sex. 3 weeks now, feeling bloated and nauseous. Pregnant? Hpt 3 weeks after sex- neg

Had a normal period 2 weeks after taking plan B 2 days after sex. 3 weeks now, feeling bloated and nauseous. Pregnant? Hpt 3 weeks after sex- neg

Pregnancy unlikely: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If worried, one can repeat the test next week with a different brand of urine pregnancy test. ...Read more