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Could this be a plan b side effect or pregnancy?

By Anonymous September 13, 2015 - 3:16pm
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Hi sorry for asking another generic pregnancy question but here it goes...

I took plan b 21hrs after having an unprotected sexual encounter involving him grinding me from behind on 22/08/15. I had my underwear on and he had his boxers off initially then he took my underwear off slightly and put his penis there and I panicked because I felt something. He told me to calm down and then said it was from me getting a bit excited. I won't go into too much detail as this is a long story, but something similar like this also happened the week before and I didn't take plan b for it. I've hooked up and have done sexual things with this guy 5 times since April.v

After taking plan b I didn't experience any sickness but my period was due in 2 weeks following that encounter and I was very eager to get it. It came 3 days earlier than expected on 31/08/15 and it appeared normal with clotting, a deep red colour and stuff and lasted about 4 days. But being the worry wart that I am I've read hundreds of stories online about women getting their period while pregnant, and plan b failing that I'm very concerned. When my period finished I took a pregnancy test on 5/09 and it came up negative the following week (last week) I've been feeling really unwell I am really bloated, have abdominal pains, and constipation ever since ending my period. I eat really healthy with enough fruit and veg and fibre. I also took another test on the 10th which came negative. If I'm honest I've not used the expensive big brands yet I've used 1 from eBay and another from walmart to test. But will get clear blue to compare in a weeks time.

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Hi Anon
There is no need to worry, you are not pregnant.
Your period is a sign you are not bleeding as are two pregnancy test. I would suggest your symptoms are a combination of PMS and stress. The mind is very powerful over the body.

You have nothing to worry about but I do think you need to insist on condoms as it's just a matter of time before an accident occurs. This will also stop the need to emergency contraception.


September 14, 2015 - 4:31am
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