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ask: My period is late after taking the morning after pill

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Alright, this is all new to me. This is my only source, i cant go to the doctor because im only 17, and i always go to the doctor with my mum. If i went without her she would be suspicious, and ask a million questions. Plus, she doesnt even know i've had sex. I really need help.
On January 2, my boyfriend and i had sex unprotected for the first time ever, i was quite literally shocked and scared. The next morning i took the morning after pill - this was my first ever time taking it. About 4 - 5 days later i started bleeding which lasted about 4 days, (i also got cramping, which i have never before experienced with a period). My period date is usually between the 19 - 23rd of the month, in December my period came as usual. Only, its now the 12th of February and there is no sign of a period. Im starting to really stress. I have taken a home pregnancy test, in which came back negative. But the stress is starting to take over me. i cant sleep at night, this is all i can think about, plus im not eating properly. Please help me to atleast feel reassured.

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I took the morning after pill last December and my period for January came on my usual time/cycle. Then roughly around 8 days after my period I had unprotected sex and took the morning after pill around 26 hrs later. Now im 8 days late, what's going on? Ive done 7 home pregnancy test all negative. Am I still pregnant ? Pls help

February 17, 2015 - 1:38am
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i had thiis brownish discharge after i took ECP which is nordette and after that brownish discharge its stop and im waiting for the withdrawal bleeding starts but nothing happens,when i took nordette i had this feeling sore breast, nausea, numbness and cramping isnt a side effect but why until now nothing will happen should i take pregnancy test im so scared please help,is anyone just like my case!!!please help

February 12, 2015 - 8:33am
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i had unprotected sex on the 7th of febuary im taking the the ECP which is the nordette my last period was on 9th of january 2015 so basically im waiting for my next period this 9th of febuary but until now no withdrawal bleeding happen im 4 days delay im only 22 i dont know what to do please help freaking out i took nordette for ECP isnt really effective please i need help!!!!

February 12, 2015 - 2:33am
EmpowHER Guest

I have also the same problem!
What happened next ? Can u pls telll me what was happen after all this
Thank u!

February 2, 2015 - 12:57pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

My girl friend also had the same problem last month,
Her period was on 19 and after took plan b her period comes after five days,,,,, and now her regular period is on 4, thers some changing in periods after tool plan b any way plan b is so effective and dont worry,
Good luck!

February 12, 2015 - 3:14am
EmpowHER Guest

i am worry about my situation. in july i had my period the 22nd as normal. I had sex with my boyfriend the 19of August, we used protection. I drank pills the 8th September like how i usually do so i dont get pregnant; i dont know what that pill name, but its 13th September and my period no come down yet. my belly feels so weird like if my period will come down but nothing yet. I did pregnancy test and it came out negative. What should i do?

September 13, 2013 - 8:01am
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Hi I need some help. im 21yrs old and had sex for the first time.. my last period was in february the 24th , i had unprotected sex on the 17th of march and then on the 18th i had taken a morning after pill.. I had unprotected sex again on the 22nd my bf used the pull back method or something to that effect but i know something could have gone wrong .i never take a morning after pill again. now my period is 5 days late. my tummy feels a bit sore now and again as if im getting my period but nothing has come..ive abstained from having sex for the fear of getting pregnant and i hope my fear doesnt develop into a reality after this i will abstain for the next 21years .. could you kindly tell me whats the possiblity of me being pregnant and when will be an appropriate time to take a preg test if i dont get my period.. or what time frame of me not getting my period should i worry ? as i have read that those morning after pills delay your period. thank you for your time. STRESSED

March 28, 2013 - 11:40am
EmpowHER Guest

hi i had sex about 4 weeks ago and i did it on my break to come on my period and i took the morning afer pill two days after and its been 4 weeks and i aint come on ive only had this brown gooey discharge and im always feeling bloated and sometimes feeling sick also im always tired.
any advice ?? XX

July 27, 2011 - 6:11am
Rosa Cabrera RN

Dear Anon,

Take a deep breath. One of Plan b's side effects is a change in period-- the bleeding that you experienced was actually a period. At this point, if you took a pregnancy test and it came back negative- you are not pregnant. Just be patient and wait for your period to come.

Best WIshes

February 12, 2011 - 8:20am
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Anonymous (reply to Rosa Cabrera RN)

i STILL havent gotten my period. im trying not to stress but now its just so out of control that i have to stress, i cant help it. is the morning after pill supposed to stuff up your period this much? i just need to know that.

February 20, 2011 - 4:53am
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