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Hello. About 6 nights ago me and this guy were fooling around, but we never had sex. His semen may or may not have come in contact with my vagina. I was worried about it so I took Plan B One Step less than 12 hours later. This was a few days after I had ovulated. I haven't bled or anything but I know that bleeding is only a side effect that a few women go through. My question is, what are my chances of being pregnant? Considering that we didn't have sex and I took plan b within 12 hours.


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replied March 29th, 2012
Birth Control Answer A33419
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If you have taken emergency contraceptive pill within 24-48 hours of intercourse, chances of pregnancy can be ruled out (provided you were not sexually active after taking it). Withdrawal bleeding usually occurs within 5-7 days of taking emergency contraception indicating that it has worked (it may not occur if the pill is taken close to period). Wait and watch for your withdrawal bleeding/periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact if you are not ready for pregnancy. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.


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