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just symptoms from plan b?

Hello ! Well on this past Thursday me and my boyfriend got a bit carried away. We didn't have sex but I rubbed my vagina against his penis and there might have been precum. I became extremely paranoid and I decided to buy plan b on Saturday morning around 11 am . I have been feeling nauseous and I feel like I am about to get my period. I have stomach pains and minimal back pains. I'm not sure if these are pregnancy symptoms or just symptoms from plan b. I am very scared. Please help!!
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replied May 25th, 2014
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It is difficult to comment whether your symptoms are due to Plan-B or due to pregnancy without examining you and going ahead with further evaluation. Emergency contraception helps in preventing pregnancy if taken within 48-72 hours of unprotected sexual contact (and you should avoid further sexual contact). If you had been around your peak fertile days, then pre-cum coming in contact with vaginal can put you at risk for pregnancy. Wait and watch for your 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. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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