Took plan b chances of pregnancy?
- 9 Apr 2016 by anxietyloser10112
- 10 April 2016
- plan b, emergency contraception, pregnancy, sex, period, condom
I have taken plan b three times within a month. The first time was on Friday March 11 after having sex and the condom fell off inside of me and he did finish. I took it that night and my period slowly started the next day and continued into the week ending on the following Friday. On Friday March 18 I had sex again and the condom broke and he did finish. That Saturday I took plan b again. The last time was the following Tuesday, March 22. Again the condom fell off. I took plan b that day. From that day until March 26 or so my period started again. It was light at first and then heavy and spotty then light once more. Sometimes it looked like a normal period. Sometimes not so much.
I am really afraid I could be pregnant. My period is supposed to start tomorrow or today and if it doesn't I'm afraid I could be pregnant. Is it possible.? Is it likely or no.? What are my chances.? Please help im freaking out.
I am fully aware that Plan B should not be used as a birth control method. I am also aware that I should begin taking birth control. Lastly... Yes I am aware that this is excessive. I just want help. I can't... Have a kid. That's why we used protection... Please help me... I'm scared.
Yes, of course you could be pregnant. Plan B is less reliable than regular hormonal birth control.
There are no studies done on the long term implications of such a huge overdose as the ones you have taken. You aren't meant to use it more than once in any 1 cycle/month. You could be seriously harming your body in the long term.
In the short term you're likely to be a hormonal mess, with irregular discharge/bleeding, likely often heavy, & you actual period may not come for months.
Plan B is said to be up to 90% effective if taken within the first 12 hours after sex. It gradually gets less effective, the longer you leave it before taking it. At the latest point you can take it - 72 hours later, it's only around 75% effective.
After the first incident, I'd have seriously read up on correct condom usage! After the second time, I'd have definitely done it!
The condom needs to be held when he removes his penis, to prevent it sliding off inside of you.
He needs to withdraw immediately after ejaculating, as the moment he starts to become soft the condom becomes loose & risks slipping off or leaking. You can put another one on when he becomes hard again, but don't risk continuing with the same one!
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