I had a missed period for 7mths and was diagnosed with pcos. Due to a heart condition I cannot take birth control such as the pill to regulate my periods. Therefore, the doctor just prescribed the pills that come with birth control but only cause the period. So I got my period that month, although not that normal. Due to taking the pills the month before I got my period the next month and it was more a normal period. A few after that period, I had unprotected sex and took the plan b pill right after. Is my chance of pregnancy high?
Here's the thing. You have to use protection when you can't use anything else. With pcos you can go months without a period so you have no clue what's going on in your body. You might get pregnant or you just didn't have a period, who will know. If you can't take birth control, you most certainly should not take plan B. Its a very high dose of the same hormones. Plan B will screw up your cycle even more. There are methods of birth control that you could use, an iud for example. They don't use hormones. You have a 5-15 % risk of pregnancy with it.
I dont know what you are talking about with "using just the pills in birth control that bring on your period" Birth control pills have pills with weeks 1 through 3 having hormones in them, the week 4 pills are inert, meaning there is nothing in them-they are sugar pills meant to remind you to take a pill each day NOT to bring on your period. It is the withdrawal of the hormones that brings your period on-there is nothing in those pills. So, if you are only taking Week 4 pills in a pack of birth control, you might as well use M&Ms for all the good it will do you. I assume the Dr gave you something else to bring your periods on-not birth control hormones-there are many types of hormonal pills. Like Kaismama points out, if you cant take birth control hormones, you shouldnt be taking Plan b either! There is the same danger to your health in both. You need to be using a barrier method like condoms and spermicide or a diaphragm or a copper IUD for birth control. These do not have hormones in them. Just because you dont have a period doesnt mean that you dont ovulate. You can ovulate and not have a period. Some women ovulate twice in one month so just because you are not getting a period doesnt mean that you are not fertile! So you can consider that your risk of pregnancy is just as high as anyone else is if you are not using birth control and emergency contraception is NOT birth control! Quit being stupid and talk to your Dr about a form of birth control that you CAN use! Plan b has a high failure rate and you would be much better off with a non hormonal barrier method EVERY TIME!
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