I had sex last week using pull out method and he didn't cum inside of me. Yesterday, we had sex with a condom; however, it BROKE. I was terrified so we went to nearest CVS to pick up a plan b pill. Pharmacy was closed and by the time we got to a 24 hour pharmacy, 3 hours had gone by. So I took the plan b pill 3 hours after we had sex when the condom broke. My period is due in a few days so should it be coming or will this one be missed because of the pill? When will I know if it's effective or not?! I'm so scared and I absolutely do not want to get pregnant as I am only 19.
You can relax. You have done everything correctly. Even if your partner had ejaculated inside you, then using Plan B within 3 hours would make it significantly unlikely that you would get pregnant.
It is normal to get all sorts of hormonal symptoms for a couple of weeks after using Plan B. It is a huge dose of hormone for your body to handle/process.
It depends where you are in your cycle as to what symptoms you experience after taking Plan B. Sometimes you'll bleed, sometimes you won't. It is common that your next period will come up to a week or two late, & that before that, you might get bleeding from the Plan B, which may be heavy, or could be just a brown discharge or spotting.
You may experience hormonal side effects such as sore breasts, bleeding, back ache, cramping, bloating, mood swings, depression etc.
A tip - When the condom is about to be put on his penis, hold the tip. This prevents air getting trapped inside the condom, as you roll it down. If air gets trapped inside, it may lead to the condom bursting during intercourse.
Always hold the base of the condom on the penis as he withdraws. This prevents it accidentally slipping off inside of you.
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