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fertilized egg could still implant ?

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On March 5th, I had protected sex with a condom but there was leakage. At the time, my period was expected to come a few days later. Regardless, even though I shouldn't have been fertile at the time, I took Plan B One Step within two hours of the incident to be on the safe side and got my period 8 days later (last Monday) which was extremely heavy and long... I just finished today, March 21st. However, I am still somewhat nervous about pregnancy. My question is this: let's say I had ovulated on the day of the condom mishap or a few days later and the egg was fertilized. The fact that I just had my period would then mean nothing, correct? Wouldn't I miss my next period if I had gotten pregnant? I know implantation can take up to twelve days after ovulation. Right now it has been 16 days since the accident and because I am no longer on my period, is it possible that a fertilized egg could still implant itself within the next few days?


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replied March 22nd, 2011
Birth Control Answer A21107
Hello,

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Since you had your normal periods just now it is not possible to be pregnant.Plan B would have disrupted the normal cycle and caused heavy bleeding.Emergency contraceptive pills work by preventing ovulation and also inhibit fertilization.So there is no possibility of implantation.
Periods occur when the ova is not fertilized and it is shed along with the uterine lining as bleeding.Do not take unnecessary stress.Kindly see a gynaecologist and discuss about options for regular contraceptive use.

Take Care!


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