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By Anonymous September 27, 2010 - 9:11pm
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So a little more than a month ago (August) I had to use plan b because a condom broke the day after my period ended. About a week later I started a light period for that lasted about a week. The day before my normal period was due for September, I had a doctors appointment where there was a urine analysis and pregnancy test was negative. Now, a week and a half after my typical period would have ended, Im still waiting for another menstrual cycle. I took another pregnancy test, negative. I suspect that my next period will come around the same time the light period occured after I took plan b, which is in a week. Does this all sound normal?

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Yes, it is normal. If you read the side effects on your Plan B, it says that menstrual irregularities or breakthrough bleeding can occur after use. The light bleeding you experienced after Plan B may have been breakthrough bleeding instead of your menstrual period (it is just bleeding in-between periods), and this is normal and not harmful.

Your next period (or two) may not begin when you expect it to, and this is normal too. Two negative pregnancy tests have been confirmed, so just continuing using safer sex practices, use a condom correctly (human error is the number 1 reason for condoms tearing, and is common! use enough lubrication on inside and outside of condom to prevent tearing, and be sure to avoid tearing the condom mistakenly with rings, fingernails, etc).

September 28, 2010 - 11:50am
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