Had sex last week on Tuesday 2nd, was supposed to ovulate on the 3rd. Since Wednesday the 3rd I’ve bedn having pain near where my ovaries are. The pain got worse on Saturday the 6th. Luckily Sunday the 7th and Monday the 8th the pain has decreased. But I also feel discomfort and when I touch the area where there’s been pain I feel like somethings there. I don’t know if I’m overreacting or not. And I haven’t had any early symptoms of pregnancy. My period is supposed to come next week. Also a month ago I had pain in my lower abdomen (different spot then where my current pain is now) due to a UTI, could the pain/discomfort I have now be from a UTI? Could it be symptoms or a reaction from the emergency contraceptive pill? Or could it mean that I’m pregnant?
It's unlikely that Plan B would work so close to your ovulation.
Plan b works by delaying your ovulation. Some people think it works in additional ways, but if you go to the Manufacturer's website, you'll see that they don't claim that.
In that situation I'd recommend one of the other methods of emergency contraceptive; either the other emergency pill called Ulipristal Acetate or to have an IUD fitted by a doctor. You have 5 days/120 hours to use either of those as emergency contraception, from the point you had sex.
You might be lucky, as many women don't conceive, despite trying regularly when they're ovulating.
If you were relying on an app to tell you when you ovulated, they are just guides, anyway.
It's too early to have any pregnancy symptoms. They could be from the Plan B, as it's a huge dose of artificial hormone for your body to deal with. Some of them may be due to something else going on in your body, such as a UTI. It's impossible for me to know.
If pain continues to get worse, see your doctor.
If your period doesn't start on time, then you can use an early response pregnancy test. I'd do that regardless of any bleeding you get.
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