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By February 25, 2017 - 8:11am
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Hello I Was on birth control for 4 months i missed two pills . Which I was half way through pack then that same day I had intercourse and the condom broke. I took plan b 10 hours later around 8 am . I haven't returned to my birth control pills since then . Haven't had intercourse until I get my period . I started ovulating the 21st . My question is what are my chances? Can I be pregnant I'm worried .

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Hi, vonvm23.

Thank you for your post.

Emergency contraceptives are up to 95% effective when taken as prescribed within the first 24 hours, so the risk is very small. Side effects can include stomach aches, headaches, nausea and a general feeling of being unwell. Symptoms usually start 3-7 days after taking the medication and may or may not include bleeding or spotting. Not all women get symptoms. Some get many, or a few, or none. If you don’t get your next period within a week of its expected date a pregnancy test may be necessary. It can cause your period(s) to be early or late, have a lighter or heavier flow, so be aware of this.

Since you have stopped your birth control, contact your doctor for further instructions.



February 25, 2017 - 8:16am
(reply to Helena)

One more question today I've got white lotiony discharge which is not sticky or smelly is that normal ? Or is it when ovulation is about to end ?

February 26, 2017 - 5:03pm
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Thick, white discharge is common at the beginning and end of your cycle. Normal white discharge is not accompanied by itching. If itching is present, thick white discharge can indicate a yeast infection.

Clear and stretchy: this is "fertile" mucous and means you are ovulating. Immediately prior to ovulation, most women usually detect increased vaginal secretions that are wet and slippery (similar to the consistency of raw egg white).


February 26, 2017 - 7:07pm
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