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Had unprotected sex, took pill, spotted, light bleeding. Could i be pregnant?

Me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex. He did not cum. I took plan b one step about 15 hours later. About 5 days after taking the pill i spotted. The first day it was a dark red almost brown, then i had very very VERY light bleeding more of a spotting the next 3 days. was that my period? or was that just spotting? Could i be pregnant? someone please help.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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Mar 2013
Thank you for your query.
Unprotected sex always has a theoretical risk of pregnancy.
However since he did not ejaculate, and you also took Plan B within 24 hours, your chances of pregnancy are pretty remote.
Sometimes, even pre ejaculatory fluid can cause pregnancy though, and emergency pills are 95 % reliable, not 100 % so.
The altered bleeding you mentioned is very common after taking emergency contraceptive pills.
You should wait until you are a week overdue from your expected period, as per your last period date, and then take a pregnancy test, just to be sure.
Take care
have safe sex in the future.
Answered: Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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