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I took a plan b pill and now...

Yesterday around noon I had protected sex, but the condom broke 5 minutes in. He automatically stopped, hadn't ejaculated yet and his pre-ejaculation is extremely unnoticeable. We went to the pharmacy around 5 that day and I took the Plan B One Step pill (About 5 hours after the incident). It's a new day now and I feel no symptoms of the pill at all. No sore boobies, no headaches, no dizziness, no nausea. I burped alittle yesterday but that's about it. I was wondering if you thought i'd be okay since it was the 6th day of my period yesterday, today being the 7th day (I get my period on the 20th this month) and my ovulation according to a ovulation calendar is set to begin on the 4th of July. I read alot about people starting to bleed again 5-6 days after taking the pill. Is that a new period or just a side effect?I know the pill prolongs ovulation but can you tell me how? Or if it's even relevant. I know sperm lives in a body for 7 days and 7 days from yesterday is the 3rd so it's cutting it alittle close for comfort even though he didn't ejaculate and his pre-ejaculation is very unnoticeable.
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replied June 29th, 2013
Hello,

Welcome to the ehealth forum.

Although, occasionally the precum may contain sperms but it’s not that common. Moreover, without a penetration, the chances of the precum reaching the uterus and thus leading to pregnancy are minimal. Thus, theoretically speaking there is a small chance of you getting pregnant but practically the chances are almost negligible and moreover you had taken the post coital pills.

Post coital pills may cause breakthrough bleeding but it is not there in all people.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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