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Is 4 days after unprotected sex too soon to take a pregnancy test? I also have taken Plan B will that impact the result?

Is 4 days after unprotected sex too soon to take a pregnancy test? I also have taken Plan B will that impact the result?

Yes & yes but no: 4 days after unprotected sex is too soon to take a home pregnancy test. Yes, if you take Plan B it will markedly reduce your chance of getting pregnant from that episode of sex. But no, the Plan B will not cause the test to give a false positive or a false negative. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Week after taking Plan B having cold like symptoms and back feels tight as well as sides.... Sign of pregnancy?

Week after taking Plan B having cold like symptoms and back feels tight as well as sides.... Sign of pregnancy?

Probably not: Those are not typical pregnancy symptoms (though congestion, and fatigue are), but I would recommend taking a home pregnancy test, to be sure, since her period is likely to be late due to taking the plan b. ...Read more

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Is white clear watery discharge early signs of pregnancy I took Plan B and have been exercising?

Is white clear watery discharge early signs of pregnancy I took Plan B and have been exercising?

Take a test!: It sounds like you've had unprotected sex and are at risk for pregnancy. The best answer is to take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is white clear watery discharge early signs of pregnancy its a lot, took Plan B and have been exercising also took pregnancy test came out negative?

Is white clear watery discharge early signs of pregnancy its a lot, took Plan B and have been exercising also took pregnancy test came out negative?

Leukorrhea: Can increase if you have been exercising a lot. If the pregnancy test was at least 2 weeks after sex - it should be accurate. ...Read more

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Having PMS signs a week before period. Is this pregnancy or early period. I took 2 doses of Plan B 3 weeks apart?

Having PMS signs a week before period. Is this pregnancy or early period. I took 2 doses of Plan B 3 weeks apart?

Plan B: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. Your sxs could be > ...Read more

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When I push on stomach it makes a gurgling noise. This happens all over my stomach. Is this a sign of pregnancy? Or side effects of plan b? Help

Worry or plan B: The progestogen in Plan B can affect bowel motility and might be causing your symptoms. However, it is more likely your current worry and stress that is doing this. Your intestinal tract is easily disturbed by stress...And there is usually some stress and worry involved in needing to use plan b. ...Read more

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Took plan b three weeks ago, on the day my period was due, I just got some light spotting for two days, is that a sign of pregnancy?

Took plan b three weeks ago, on the day my period was due, I just got some light spotting for two days, is that a sign of pregnancy?

Maybe not, but...: Taking Plan B (or any other emergency contraceptive pill) can alter the timing and quality of the current cycle's menstrual bleeding and of the upcoming cycle. One should check a home urine pregnancy 3 weeks after taking Plan B, to make sure one is not pregnant. Also, if having sex, one should be sure to use good contraception all the time, so that Plan B is not needed in the future. ...Read more

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Could I be pregnant? I am on birth control and we used a condom. The condom came off and we used Plan B can I still be pregnant? I have also been showing early signs of pregnancy

Could I be pregnant? I am on birth control and we used a condom. The condom came off and we used Plan B can I still be pregnant? I have also been showing early signs of pregnancy

Plan B can also: Cause sx's that are similar to pregnancy. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. Take pregnancy test if period is > 7 days late. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Plan B will: Mess with your hormone levels like nothing else will. If you continue to feel the fatigue beyond 1 month, you should check the pregnancy test and repeat in 1 week if negative. Otherwise the effects of plan B should persist over 1-2 weeks while your body resets itself. ...Read more

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Having PMS signs a week before period (back pain, cramps, acne, discharges. Is this pregnancy or early period. I took 2 doses of Plan B 3 weeks apart?

Plan B: It is probably the Plan B. It should not be taken twice in one cycle. You need another method of contraception if you are taking it so often. There is a reason it is called emergency contraception. ...Read more

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What are chances of conception / pregnancy after taking Plan B pill?

That depends on: How long after intercourse it was taken. Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% is used within 24 hours of sex. ...Read more

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What is the chance of pregnancy after taking Plan B the morning after?

What is the chance of pregnancy after taking Plan B the morning after?

That depends on when: It is taken. Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more

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When is a pregnancy test accurate after taking plan b?

When is a pregnancy test accurate after taking plan b?

Pregnancy test: Can take a regular pregnancy test about 14 days after (sometimes earlier with an early-response type test). ...Read more

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How many days after taking Plan B could you take a pregnancy test?

How many days after taking Plan B could you take a pregnancy test?

If you don't get: Period by anticipated date - you can take hpt. Some women wait until a week out. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test after taking plan b?

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. ...Read more

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How long am I suppose to wait to take pregnancy test after taking plan b?

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

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If I take pregnancy test few days after taking plan b, will it mess up the result?

If I take pregnancy test few days after taking plan b, will it mess up the result?

No: The pregnancy test can detect a pregnancy at just under two weeks post conception. ...Read more

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