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worrying so much that my body feels sick

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Ok so a little over a week ago be and my boyfriend had sex I'm pretty sure we used a spermicidal condom like we always do but when we were done, he noticed the condom wasnt on him anymore it had fallen off inside of me, we were scared so he took me right away to a pharmacy and we got plan b. I took it a few hours after it happened. I'be always has an irregular period but I'm scared I'm pregnat, is it possible for me to be worrying so much that my body feels sick as if I were getting pregnant? Help!!:(


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replied December 4th, 2012
Menstruation Answer A40772
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If pre-cum or semen has come in contact with vagina, chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out completely. If you have had ovulation around your time of intercourse, chances of pregnancy cannot be ruled out completely. However, if you have taken the emergency contraception within 24-48 hours of your unprotected intercourse/sexual contact, it should help in preventing pregnancy (provided you were not sexually active without protection after taking it). The withdrawal bleeding usually occurs within 5-7 days of taking the emergency contraception (which may not occur if taken close to period). Since the emergency contraceptives contain high doses of hormones, these can disrupt the normal hormonal and period pattern causing period/bleeding abnormalities and appearance of new symptoms. Wait and watch for your next periods which can be delayed due to ECP use. Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation if periods are missed or abnormal, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy. If pregnancy gets ruled out and if you intend to remain sexually active, you should consider getting 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 not ready for pregnancy, and avoid repeat use of emergency contraception.
Take care.


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