Frequent Urination after Taking Plan B & Birth Control

Paranoid (18) writes: Hey Hannah, Ok, so i started birth control on january 22, 2012. I had sex with my boyfriend on january 16th, and we used a condom. just recently we had sex again; this happened on january 27th. After we were done, i took the plan b pill less than an hour after the fact, because i was a little worried that the condom broke (he was kind of tugging on it because it was too tight beforehand). the day after, (ie. the day … Continue

Too Early to Take Pregnancy Test 2 Weeks after Ovulation?

My husband and I are trying to conceive. My last period was Sept. 2 and I ovulated on Sept. 7 (took an ovulation test). I took a pregnancy test today Sept. 20 and it was negative, is it to early to detect with a home pregnancy test? I am expecting my next period Sept. 28. Libby - - - - - - Dear Libby, Yes, most urine based home pregnancy tests (and even many blood based pregnancy tests) aren't sensitive enough to detect hCG (the … Continue

Painful Nipples, Plan B, Negative Pregnancy Test

I have been seeing a guy, we'll call him Joe, for the past few months although we took a break during the month of December. We use pull out method as I am scared of birth control and neither of us like condoms, stupid I know. I recall on New Years Eve looking up and noticing a full moon and realizing I hadn't gotten my period yet (I'm really bad at keeping track of it but usually its done around the full moon). I have an OCD thing where every … Continue

Recent Abortion; Period 5 Days Late; Negative HPT

Danielle (24) writes: I am 24 years old I had a abortion in September of 2011. My last period was January the 3rd-7th. I haven't gotten my period for February yet I'm 5 days late could I be pregnant? I have taken home pregnancy test all came back negative. I have frequent urination I haven't been able to eat and I'm loosing weight. I also sleep a lot more now. Why are my pregnancy test coming out negative? My period has never done this … Continue

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Too Early to Take Pregnancy Test 2 Weeks after Ovulation?

My husband and I are trying to conceive. My last period was Sept. 2 and I ovulated on Sept. 7 (took an ovulation test). I took a pregnancy test today Sept. 20 and it was negative, is it to early to detect with a home pregnancy test? I am expecting my next period Sept. 28. Libby - - - - - - Dear Libby, Yes, most urine based home pregnancy tests (and even many blood based pregnancy tests) aren't sensitive enough to detect hCG (the … Continue

A Brief Guide to Your Pregnancy

If you have any idea that you think you may be pregnant, the first few weeks may be the most nerve racking. Although you have taken a home pregnancy test that came back positive, it is important to confirm those same results with your doctor. Since your doctor may not be able to get you in immediately, waiting can often be the hardest thing. However, once you go to the doctor, they should be able to confirm pretty quickly whether you are or are … Continue

First Time Sex, No Protection, Now Where’s My Period?

Sarah (18) writes: dear hannah or justin.. on the 10th of december for the first time ever i had sex, there was no protection used but it really did not go for long at all, he definitely did not cum and instead we just stopped. my period has always been really irregular and impossible to track but i've done my best and i think it may be up to 12 days late (it is now the 26th of december). … Continue

Took Plan B One Step – Should I Take a Second Pill?

im 16 and i only took Plan b one-step. do i need to take the second pill to prevent pregnancy Kate (16) … Continue

Almost Had Sex, Now Skipped My Period for 3 Months & Have Food Cravings

Carley (13) writes: Im 13 and my boyfriend is 15. We almost had sex....and I've skipped my period for 3 months. And lately I've been craving the most random things...could I be pregnant? Please help!! - - - - - - Dear Carley, Could you elaborate on what "almost" having sex means? Were you both naked and he put his penis around your vagina but not actually into it? Did he ejaculate semen around your vagina but not directly into it? Or … Continue

Could I Be 6 Months Pregnant and Not Know It?

I Had Unprotected Sex 6 Months Ago. I Took Plan B 3 Days After Unprotected Sex. I Got My Period Exactly 1 Week After. After That I Didn't Had My Period For 3 Months. Next Month I Got My Period Again, Although It Was Only Spotting. This Has Happened Twice. I'm Worried I Can Be Pregnant Because According To My Counting I Could Be 6 Months Pregnant. Also I Have Bein Doing Research Where Girls 7 Months Pregnant Still Get Their Period. Please Help Me … Continue

When Is the Earliest I Can Take a Home Pregnancy Test?

I am 25yrs and all ready have one child, I would like to know if a could take a home test now. but i do think it is a bit too early what do you say? I am sure my husband released in side me on the 16 september, but i will be having a peroid by end of this week (25 september). This morning when i woke up i started have cramps (period cramps). Ann-Marie (25) … Continue

I’m 16, Had Unprotected Sex, Took Next Choice, No Period

Amanda (age 16) writes, "i'm sixteen. i really don't remember when my last period was but i believe it was april 28th, but i know it ended on may 3rd. i had unprotected sex the next day, may 4th, and my boyfriend cummed inside. i took the next choice pill about an hour later, and the next one 12 hours later. it's already june 10th and i still haven't gotten my period. i'm going CRAZY! my breasts are aching a little bit as well... do you think i … Continue

Recent Abortion; Period 5 Days Late; Negative HPT

Danielle (24) writes: I am 24 years old I had a abortion in September of 2011. My last period was January the 3rd-7th. I haven't gotten my period for February yet I'm 5 days late could I be pregnant? I have taken home pregnancy test all came back negative. I have frequent urination I haven't been able to eat and I'm loosing weight. I also sleep a lot more now. Why are my pregnancy test coming out negative? My period has never done this … Continue

Frequent Urination after Taking Plan B & Birth Control

Paranoid (18) writes: Hey Hannah, Ok, so i started birth control on january 22, 2012. I had sex with my boyfriend on january 16th, and we used a condom. just recently we had sex again; this happened on january 27th. After we were done, i took the plan b pill less than an hour after the fact, because i was a little worried that the condom broke (he was kind of tugging on it because it was too tight beforehand). the day after, (ie. the day … Continue

Period Hasn’t Started Yet. Took Next Choice Day after Sex.

I do not take birth control or anything like that. My last period was the 24 of September. For the most part I can count 26 days exactly between my periods. My boyfriend and I had unprotected sex October 16. He didn't come inside, but he thinks there was pre-cum. I went and bought the next choice and took it the next day. I was supposed to start my period Wednesday, October 19. I haven't started yet. Do you think I could be pregnant? … Continue

Age 14, Condom Broke, Took 2 Next Choice Pills

Nikki (age 14) writes, "I had sex a day after my period, this was on June 1st and the condom broke. June 2nd: the condom broke again June 3rd: my partner bought me Next Choice pill & so I took it. June 5th: the condom broke again, he bought me another pill, and I took them again. Im really scared of being pregnant & also because I took the pill twice, could that affect me? Are the chances of being pregnant really high? Thanks(: " … Continue

Painful Nipples, Plan B, Negative Pregnancy Test

I have been seeing a guy, we'll call him Joe, for the past few months although we took a break during the month of December. We use pull out method as I am scared of birth control and neither of us like condoms, stupid I know. I recall on New Years Eve looking up and noticing a full moon and realizing I hadn't gotten my period yet (I'm really bad at keeping track of it but usually its done around the full moon). I have an OCD thing where every … Continue

Can I Get Pregnant While on Birth Control Pills?

Angel (26) writes, hi there, is it possible to get pregnant if you are taking your birth control pills on a regular basis? Also is it to late to take do a Plan B (pills) (and he did not ejaculate in me) if you had sex on Sunday and now its Thursday?.... Please help .......thanks - - - - - - Dear Angel, If you've been taking your birth control pills regularly over the past 30 days, then it would be very difficult to become pregnant. Even … Continue

Can I Be Pregnant after Messing up Taking Reclipsen Birth Control?

Scared (18) writes, hi hannah or justin i have a very personal question but its somthing i really need to know! me and my boyfriend had sex on the 11th of november 2011 (my first time) and three days before that i messed up on my birth control (reclipson) and he didnt use a condom at first but he pulled out before he ejaculated and then after that he decided to use a condom after i started freaking out about it. … Continue

Condom Broke, Took Next Choice, Now No Period

Hey Hannah, I have been on birth control for about 4 or 5 months now and the condom broke the day before i am suppose to start my period. So the next day i went ahead and took next choice emergency contraceptive, which was yesterday, but when i went to take the second pill, this morning (12 hours later) i realized i took tablet2 first instead of tablet1, i went ahead and took the other on time as directed. … Continue

HPTs Are Coming Back Negative but I’m 4 Days Late with My Period

My boyfriend and I have been having sex pretty regularly (about 3x a week) for the last 6 months. Last month I thought I was pregnant and took a HPT and saw an extremely faint two lines, but the following day my period started. Normally my cycle varies between 29-30 days, but my last two cycles were 28 days. I do not use birth control, and were we did not use any contraception. Currently I am 4 days late, according to the 28 day cycle and I took … Continue