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Can you still be pregnant after bleeding heavily on Plan B?

By April 5, 2017 - 11:00am
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Hello - I am hoping someone can help me. I recently messed up my birth control pill. I had the pack in upside down and was taking placebo pills instead of my first week of active pills (stupid!). I realized this after 3 days into by pack, at the time I was supposed to take my 4th pill (wed 3/22). So this means I was on a placebo from 3/12 until 3/22. Of course my husband and I had sex on 3/22 BEFORE I realized I had done this. I took my active pill that night and took plan B the next morning about 12 hours after sex. My husband and I always do the pull out method while I'm on birth control to be extra safe, so this time, since I messed up my pill, we only had the pull out method. I took the pill on 3/23 and started to bleed on 3/28. The bleeding was brown/red at first and then got beyond heavy bright red. It was the heaviest I have ever had in my life for 2 days, then tapered off on the third day and ended the 4th day. It is now a week later and I am having tender breasts with a painful tingling sensation in my left nipple. My question is can I still be pregnant after I had such a heavy plan b bleed? I am able to take a pregnancy test tomorrow, but I am beyond sick over this - I haven't eaten much in the last two weeks with worry. We are done having children at this point, and I am freaking out. Could you please let me know your thoughts? Thank you so much!

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