I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend on Sept. 3rd and less than 24 hours later I took Plan B one-step. On the 9th, I experienced brown spotting that lasted for 3 days and I am extremely worried that it might be implantation bleeding and not just a side effect from taking the Plan B. Please help me, I haven't been able to sleep or think about anything else, I really need some answers.
It's impossible to say either way. The pill is NOT in any way a guarantee pregnancy will not occur, and does fail more often than people like to think. You need to wait 2 weeks and take a pregnancy test with first morning urine. Is there something about it that makes you think it's implantation bleeding? Personally, it doesn't sound like it.
You sound like you do NOT want to be pregnant, so you and your boyfriend need to be more responsible and actually use real birth and/or condoms. Pulling out is not protection and Plan B is meant to be used if your contraceptive failed, not because you didn't want to use any.
No, there's nothing that makes me think it's implantation bleeding, I just assumed it could be that since it never happens? But how likely is it that it's just a side effect from the pill?
And yeah, I don't want to be pregnant. We do need to be responsible and this was just a one time thing. Maybe I'm worrying for nothing? I'm going to take a pregnancy test tomorrow (it's the 11th day since sex), and another one in a week.
It definitely sounds like a side effect to me. Irregular bleeding is very common when using the Plan B pill. Be warned as well, your period might be different as well. It could come early, late or you could skip it all together. It might also be lighter/heavier than usual.
Yes, of course, never again. But do you think I could be pregnant this time? I took a pregnancy test today and it was negative but I know its too early to know for sure. I'm going to take another one on Saturday, but I'm still kind of worried....
According to the FDA it's only 85% effective (you could check out their website if you want to read about it yourself), and I know a lady who took it less than 12 hours after having unprotected sex and got pregnant-- so honestly I can't say what it would be. It also makes NO difference if he ejaculates in your or not, it WILL get you pregnant. I know dozens of ladies on the Pregnancy 18-34 forum (among other forums I visit) who got pregnant from the pull out method.
On the Plan B website it says that it's 99.7% effective under ideal use? Did I use it under ideal use?
Today I also had some white-ish discharge around noon. At 3 I took the pregnancy test and it was negative. Does the discharge change things????
It could have been yes. It's extremely common for women to spot after taking the Plan B pill, regardless of where in your cycle you are. All women have discharge, it doesn't mean or tell much. Some have more than others.
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