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Pregnant? Or is my cycle messed up?

By Anonymous August 27, 2012 - 10:52pm
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Hello :) I Have been on Evra the birth control patch now for about 2 years. I recently messed up my cycle because I forgot to change my patch do I just left it on for the rest of the week. The next week I just put a new one on (every Sunday). I did end up getting a light period for about 4 days and my periods are never light they are always very heavy. That Friday I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend which he never came in me, but the pre cum scares me and because I did mess my cycle I went and got plan b. which I took about 12 hours later. So by the end of that week I decided I was going to get my period. I took the patch off Sunday night but then decided I probably would get it so I put a new one on the Monday night.. It's been 10 days since the unprotected sex and I'm bleeding again. Not too heavy. I also did go to the doctor who gave me a urine pregnancy test today which I felt was too soon to tell. He said this is because of all the hormones in my body and stuff. I am supposed to go for a blood pregnancy test as well. When would be a good time to go for that? Whyam I bleeding again 10 days after? Please help I am so stressed :(

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Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  Some women experience changes on their next period after taking plan B, Such as heavier or lighter, longer or shorter.  The bleeding might be your period.  You will need to discuss with your doctor as to when to take your test.

Here are some resources for you

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