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ask: I got my period after taking Plan B pills even though I just had my period 3 days before.

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My bf and I had unprotected sex right atfer I just ended my period I took plan B pills and the next day I got my period again even though I just had it 3 days earlier. But now I still haven't gotten my period. Is it possible that I'm just late?

Can anyone please help me? I'm thinking I'm just going to get my period really late. Or is it possible that I am pregnant? Answers asap please.

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EmpowHER Guest

i had unprotected sex with my fiancé on November 9th, and he let loose unexpectedly. so i took the pill 2 days later the 11th. i got my period or what i think is my period on the 19th. i wasn't supposed to get it until the 28th it came 9 days early. is that normal? will I be getting it again the 28th? I' overly concerned

November 20, 2014 - 1:28am
EmpowHER Guest

I got my period on November 5th and I had unprotected sex on November 12th. I took the plan B on November 13th
Today which is November 15th I got my period again
Is this normal? I would appreciate it if you can reply to this matter
Thank you

November 19, 2014 - 3:08pm
EmpowHER Guest

So I'm on the pill. I had unprotected sex with my bf and took a plan B just to be safe since he came in me. I started my period the normal day a few days after having unprotected sex. But after I ended my period I started it again 2 days after. I had sex after the two days of ending it and the following morning I was bleeding again like if it was my period. I did have cramping. Could I be pregnant?

November 17, 2014 - 5:51pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

I am glad you came to us with your question about possibly being pregnant.

No, you are not pregnant.

You begin by posting that you are on the pill. I assume you mean you take a daily oral contraceptive. If so, then you are protected against pregnancy.

There was no need to take Plan B. In your attempt to be safe, you actually caused yourself harm. By taking an emergency contraceptive, which contains the same synthetic hormone found in your birth control pills, you overdosed and upset the delicate hormonal balance that controls your menstrual cycle.

The vaginal bleeding is the result of taking Plan B and confirms you are not pregnant.


November 18, 2014 - 9:19am
EmpowHER Guest

Hi. I took plan b last Monday after having unprotected sex. And then got my period the next day (Tuesday). I had sex again yesterday (also unprotected though he did not ejaculate in me) thinking that my period was over and started bleeding again today. I'm wondering if I should take plan b again just to be on the safe side?

November 17, 2014 - 3:24pm
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Thank you for your question.

Please, do not take another dose of Plan B. The vaginal bleeding you experienced the next day after taking the emergency contraceptive means it was effective or your period was due.

If you are continuing to have vaginal bleeding, it means you are not pregnant.

Never take an emergency contraceptive more than once in a one month period. Plan B is intended to be used only in an emergency and not to be used as a regular form of birth control.

I urge you to find a form of birth control that will work best for you. Take a look at this article, "Choosing the Right Birth Control for You"


November 18, 2014 - 9:28am
EmpowHER Guest

Hi I had unprotected sex with my bf Oct 27 & he came inside me so I took plan b 15-20 mins after. I had weird symptoms for a few days but I think it was bc of the pill. I got my period a week early on Nov 5 but only lasted 3 days with very light bleeding & not much cramps. It was nothing like my normal period tho so I decided to take a test and came out negative.. Today is Nov 17 & I am experiencing weird symptoms is it possible that I am pregnant? Please help!!

November 17, 2014 - 10:22am
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

Some women experience changes in their menstrual cycles as a side effect of an emergency contraceptive. The next period may start earlier or later than normal, and flow can be lighter or heavier than normal.

I doubt that you are pregnant, unless you have had unprotected sex since November 8.


November 17, 2014 - 10:56am
EmpowHER Guest

I took the plan b less than two hours of noticing the condom broke on November 7. I Haven't been on birth control for a year. I have not received any bleeding after I took the pill. My usual period comes on the 19th. I've been very worried and stressed thinking the possibilities. Is it not good signs that I haven't experienced bleeding after taking the pill? What should I do? When's the soonest to take a test?

November 15, 2014 - 3:22am
Maryann Gromisch RN Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hello Anonymous,

If you do not have vaginal bleeding within three weeks of taking Plan B, then test for pregnancy.


November 17, 2014 - 10:53am
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