She is also experiencing stomach aches and breast tenderness since Tuesday February 19th.
Plan B is a huge dose of hormones that messes with the cycle for months. Periods can be late, and the symptoms of pregnancy can show up just from the plan B. It would be too early for symptoms of pregnancy to really be occurring. Plan B is an emergency contraception that is only recommended a few times a year because of this and it is also not quite as effective as the regular birth control pill. Please encourage her to get on a better method of birth control
It is too soon for pregnancy symptoms and it is too early for a pregnancy test to be accurate. If she doesnt have a period by the end of March, she can do a pregnancy test then using the very first void (pee) of the morning when it is most concentrated. Plan b has side effects very like pregnancy and it often disrupts a woman's cycle, sometimes for months. It certainly doesn't alleviate any anxiety about becoming pregnant. It is always better to think about birth control BEFORE sex, not after. Plan b isn't meant to be birth control after the fact. It is meant for emergencies like a broken condom not for "OK we can have unprotected sex now then take Plan b" Too many couples use it for birth control in this way and this is not safe or appropriate use. It is much easier on a woman's body (and both of your stress levels) to use a better form of birth control. Condoms and spermicide are relatively inexpensive and easy to obtain without seeing a Dr, but for spontaneity sake, it is hard to beat birth control pills. They are about 99% effective when taken properly. Your gf should really see a Dr or other professional to get on a better form of birth control. There are many options out there other than the Pill.
- Plan B Information for Consumers
- Plan B Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plan B (detailed)
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