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Got period 5 days after Plan B/ 2 Weeks early

By Anonymous February 7, 2012 - 4:46pm
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Okay, So I have noticed some similar questions but could not seem to find a clear answer. I had unprotected sex ( I know, stupid! Believe me I will NEVER make this mistake again) and took Plan B one step about 55 hours later. Four days later, I got my period which lasted about 4 days. This period was totally normal and similar to my "regular periods." It was not longer, shorter, heavier, lighter, less, or more painful than any other period. Does this mean I am not pregnant?

This period came 2 weeks before my "normal" one should come. Should I be expecting my "normal" period? And If I dont get it, does this mean I am pregnant?

I would REALLY appreciate an answer. Thank you so much!

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You are not pregnant.
Changes in your menstrual cycle are a side effect of Plan B One-Step.
This is why you got your period 2 weeks earlier than normal. Your next period may come on time, earlier or later than normal. It can take one month or two, for your menstrual cycle to return to normal.

Emergency contraceptive pills contain doses of synthetic estrogen, at doses higher than most birth control pills. Hormones, particularly estrogen, regulate the menstrual cycle. Changing the normal levels found in the body by taking an emergency contraceptive will alter the normal cycle.

As long as you do not have unprotected sex again, there is no chance that you will become pregnant.

I hope my answer is clear,

February 7, 2012 - 6:28pm
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