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I took plan B after unprotected sex and now two weeks later ive spotted, am i pregnant?

We can’t tell you if you’re pregnant over the internet, but we can tell you that spotting is a normal side effect of taking emergency contraception (like Plan B). 

But that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re not pregnant, either. Wait another week. That’s a total of 3 weeks after taking emergency contraception (EC). If you don’t have your period then, it’s a good idea to take a pregnancy test.

Taking emergency contraception (you might have also heard it called the morning-after pill) within 5 days after unprotected sex lowers your chances of getting pregnant. But not all types of EC work equally well for everyone. To find out which types of EC might work best for you, take our quiz.

If you find yourself using emergency contraception often, it might be time to think about switching to using both a condom and another method of ongoing birth control — like the pill, patch, ring, shot, implant, or IUD — to protect you from both pregnancy and STDs in the long term. 

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