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Plan b side affects??

By Anonymous April 24, 2016 - 12:08am
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My boyfriend and I had sex the day after my period and the condom broke. We went to cvs within the hour and bought plan b one step. About a week after taking it, I had what seemed to be light spotting which was brownish in color and lasted about two days. It's been almost a month since then and I'm super worried because I still haven't gotten my period! Here's a timeline: March 20:took plan b, circa March 26:spotting, March 15 missed period. Now it's March 23, and I still haven't had my period. Last week my nipples were pretty tender, and I've been nauseous this week. Could these just be normal side affects of plan b and my period is just gonna be late, or is it more probable that I'm pregnant?

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Hello and welcome to EmpowHer,
Emergency contraception will be affective when taken correctly. Bleeding a few days later is a normal side effect of the drug and it can also disrupt your regular cycle. Usually your period will return to normal after a few months.
You are most likely not pregnant since you took the EC on time. However, if you have any severe PMS-like symptoms you need to see a gynecologist.

April 24, 2016 - 8:07am
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Anonymous (reply to fchacon)

Thank you for the reply! It puts away some stress. Do you think that the nausea I've been feeling this week could be a result of plan b, or is it possibly morning sickness?

April 24, 2016 - 11:57am
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