So, I recently had sex for the first time ever about a month ago. Mid January.. a little over a day I had taken Take Action for an extra precaution because I had no other protection. I had made him pull out early as well; there was no "ejaculating" there was just precum that I had been worried about. A week later I had my period, though it only lasted 2 days! Mine is usually light and lasts 3-4 days; since it cut short it made me panic a bit. I didn't let it bother me too much for I wanted to wait for my next period. This week I had started spotting randomly about a days ago and am still spotting... My period normally starts closer to the end of the month so its had be slightly worried. Is this normal or some type of side effects from the morning after pill? Will I still get my period like normal towards the end of the month or is this it? Could I possibly be pregnant? I'm sorry if all this sounds so stupid! Hahah, I'm just alone on this for now; worrying about this on my own.
Yes, you could be pregnant. Very possibly, in fact, due to when you had sex. You also used the wrong emergency contraception.
Most women ovulate around the middle of their menstrual cycle. Somewhere around days 12-18 if they have a regular monthly cycle (more like somewhere between 13-16, but I'm giving a wide estimate). It sounds like that's where you were, when you had unprotected sex.
The fact that he didn't ejaculate, doesn't mean you won't get pregnant, or won't contract a sexual disease. He can carry one of those without symptoms, & even if he's a virgin.
If you do end up pregnant, you'll have also exposed your baby to any STD (sexually transmitted disease).
1 time of sex could ruin your life & the baby's, in terms of health. It could be anything from a minor infection, to HIV. It really isn't worth it.
You wouldn't test positive for months, if it was HIV. You'd not know for a long time. I suggest getting tested now, & restested in 6 months. It's your call, though. Just don't have unprotected sex with anyone else until you've got the all clear.
Plan B works by delaying your ovulation until the sperm leaves your body. If you're already ovulating then it can't do that. In that situation you'd need one of the other methods of emergency contraception; either the other emergency pill called Ulipristal Acetate (Ella), or to have an IUD fitted by a doctor. Either of those things can be effective if done within 5 days/120 hours of the unprotected sex.
So yes, there's definitely a chance you're pregnant. You'll need to test to find out.
Plan B is not as effective as regular hormonal birth control, even when you're not already ovulating. It's simply worth a try in an emergency. Better than leaving it to chance.
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