I'm not on birth control and I will admit I was stupid for not using a condom I am 18 years old and super embarrassed I have mixed feelings but I had it with the guy I have been dating for more than a year. I have been freaking out because of pre cum. Even though he thinks he didn't pre cum inside of me there is no for sure way of knowing he didn't even cum while we had sex. I jacked him off after with my pants and stuff on and he cumed in his shorts . I didn't bleed or anything like that just felt tons and tons of pain when I went to wipe after I peed later there was pink stuff on the toilet paper . Can someone please tell me will I end up pregnant ? I took plan b right after having sex about less than three hours. I'm on my first day of being fertile does this mean I can get pregnant even if I took plan b? I don't ovulate for another 5 days? Just got off my period 4-5 days ago and I'm suppose to start again the 9th of next month it's currently the 21st. Someone please tell me will this plan b work ? Will I end up pregnant ? I'm devastated and have been crying all day I don't know how to feel besides ashamed and embarrassed and stupid . I can't afford to get pregnant
No one can tell you if Plan B will work. We'd have to be Mother Nature to know that. The only way of knowing, is to do a pregnancy test, if your period does not come. Your next period is often late, after taking Plan B.
Taken within 12 hours, Plan B is said to be around 90% effective. However, if you are already ovulating, then it may not be in time to stop that happening.
If it can't stop you ovulating, then there are a couple of other things that Plan B is 'thought' to be able to do, but the Manufacturer does not guarantee them as being possible:
It 'may' stop the sperm meeting the eggs/ovum.
It 'may' make the lining of your womb unsuitable to grow a pregnancy.
The 90% figure is based on the Pill being able to stop ovulation. The other two things are just possibilities.
You say you are on your first fertile day, but how do you know? It takes months of monitoring your temperature, cervical fluid & position of your cervix (& it's opening), to know when you are actually ovulating. Day 14 is a guide to when you'll ovulate, but some women are earlier or later. If you've worked all that out, then you will of course know for sure.
In the days leading up to ovulation, your mucus changes consistency, so that it can preserve any sperm you can come into contact with, holding it until an egg can be fertilised. This means that you can become pregnant from sex you had up to 6/7 days prior to ovulating.
It is less likely to become pregnant from pre-ejaculate/pre-cum, but not impossible. I'd be very suspicious of someone who said he had not produced pre-ejaculate, because that tends to be one of the first parts of him getting turned on. If he's inside you, he wouldn't really know he was producing it!
Pre-ejaculate can still contain many sperm.
Pre-ejaculate can also give you STDs (sexually transmitted disease). If your guy hasn't been checked recently, then I'd suggested getting checked out, to ensure you're in the clear.
If you want an extra emergency measure, then you can have an IUD/Coil fitted. It's a couple of minutes procedure that can be carried out by a doctor, & it is placed inside your uterus. It can be left in place as long term contraception. That should give you extra protection against possible pregnancy, & solve your longer term contraception concerns.
You might bleed after taking Plan B, or you might not. Sometimes you do, sometimes you don't. It's not indicative of the outcome (i.e. it doesn't mean the pill has worked or hasn't worked).
Sometimes that bleeding can be spotting (pink/brown/red) or it can be anything up to a heavy flow. You bleeding could also be irregular for a little while.
As I said earlier, you next actual period may well be late, due to the Plan B, or due to pregnancy. You can do a pregnancy test once you get to the day you don't get your period, so that you'll know either way.
You may get lots of other hormonal symptoms, just like those you would get from a period or pregnancy. These are commonly caused by the Plan B, because it's a huge dose of hormone for your body to handle. These could be things like; cramping, spots, bloating, leaking/sore breasts, nausea, headaches, tiredness, backache etc.
- Plan B Information for Consumers
- Plan B Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Plan B (detailed)
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