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Question: Morning After pill

 Swoode - Sat Jul 18, 2009 6:45 pm

Alright so i suppose 2 have my period May15th. May 27 i was still late, i had sex, nd he came so i toook the after pill may 28th 7am nd second pill 7pm. @ 12am May29th he did it i take anotha after pill May 30th..period comes 3hrs later. June 15th no period, July 15th no period. took tests, negative. feel uncomfortable. Am i pregnant nd the after pill is affecting my test?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:21 pm

User avatar Hello,
The morning after pill or plan B can definitely affect your periods and it can even make you feel a little unwell. The cycle interruption can go on for a few months due to the strong hormones you took. But, it does not affect your pregnancy testing so don't worry about that. I would strongly recommend that you find a birth control method that will work for you before you have sex, rather than after. This emergency contraception is not meant to be a method of birth control for regular use. Your doctor or family planning clinic (including Planned Parenthood) can help you get a pill that you take daily or maybe you can find another method that will work. Condoms are quite reliable when used properly, though nothing is 100% except abstinence.

Best wishes.

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